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Smart brains in action: 17 Sustainable Develoment Goals (SDGs) To Build A Better World

SDGsYou may have already seen in the news that the U.N. Dreams Big: 17 Huge New Goals To Build A Better World (NPR):

“At the United Nations General Assembly this weekend in New York, U.N. member states are set to adopt the new Sustainable Development Goals. The goals are meant to guide development priorities around the globe over the next 15 years Read the rest of this entry »

Update: Test your stress level with this fun brain teaser

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Time for Sharp­Brains’ July 2014 e-newsletter, fea­tur­ing a wealth of thought-provoking insights, sci­ence reports…and this fun brain teaser to deter­mine your stress level.

New thinking:

New tools:

New science:

Finally, you may also want to try this teaser to test your cognitive biases.

Enjoy, and have a great month of August!

 

The SharpBrains Team

One more reason to improve education and cardiovascular health in developing countries: to delay (underestimated) Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer_Word_cloud_conceptAlzheimer’s Cases Severely Underestimated in Developing Nations (Bloomberg):

“Alzheimer’s cases are greatly underestimated in East Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa and Colombia, researchers said, which may lead to poor policy making and inadequate health-care services. Read the rest of this entry »

Alzheimer’s disease can be delayed through lifestyle: New, large study joins growing chorus

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Hard Evidence We Can Slow Alzheimer’s By Exercising The Body And The Mind (Forbes):

“Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most feared diagnoses among patients…once the disease has been diagnosed, there is nothing modern medicine can do to stop it.

But it can be slowed, and a new study presented Read the rest of this entry »

London, July 17th: Upgrading Education and Health in light of Neuroscience — The Frontier of Gaming?

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We are delighted to invite SharpBrains friends to discover the future of applied neuroscience and gaming at a cocktail evening  in London on Thursday July 17th, hosted by Brainbow in collaboration with Strategic North and SharpBrains. Read the rest of this entry »

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