Training program improved inattentive symptoms in children with ADHD (Healio Pediatrics):
“An 8-week intervention with a brain-computer interface-based attention training program significantly improved inattentive symptoms associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children aged 6 to 12 years, according to recent study results Read the rest of this entry »
Fun futuristic vision over at The Atlantic, titled The Extremely Personal Computer: The Digital Future of Mental Health:
“It’s 2018, and you’re not feeling your best. Yesterday, on the phone with Comcast, you forgot your social security number, and had to call your mom to get it…You fire up your PC and dig out your biomonitor wrist strap. Read the rest of this entry »
Time for SharpBrains’ September 2012 eNewsletter, featuring leading-edge research and insights to help connect the dots among technology, healthy living, healthare, concussions, and–our protagonist–the brain.
Technology & the Brain:
Healthy Living & the Brain:
Healthcare & the Brain:
Concussions & the Brain:
Have a great month of October!
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By: Yann Renard
As an active participant in the OpenViBE project (a software platform to design, test and use Brain-Computer Interfaces), in scientific as well as technical capacities, I have long been focused on ways to process, analyze and put brain signals to practical use. When I started reading on the subject of brain fitness a few years ago, I recognized the potential to enhance a variety of brain training approaches, from meditation to cognitive training, by deploying Read the rest of this entry »
Neuroscience mapping brain connections (Los Angeles Times):
“The Human Connectome Project, a $40-million endeavor funded by the National Institutes of Health, aims to plot these connections — both their structure and their function. “It’s basically a Manhattan Project to try to establish the wiring diagram,” Koroshetz says…The quest Read the rest of this entry »
Sandia shows monitoring brain activity during study can help predict test performance (press release):
“The team monitored test subjects’ brain activity while they studied word lists, then used the EEG (electroencephalography) to predict who would remember the most information. Because Read the rest of this entry »
By: Dr. Philip Toman
In June of this year, SharpBrains hosted its third annual online “virtual summit” on our evolving understanding of how the human brain works, and how it can be made to work better. As readers of this blog know, SharpBrains is a US-based market research firm and think tank dedicated to studying the scientific, social, and business trends associated with brain health and performance. As always, the summit featured a range of contributions from scientists and business leaders whose common interest is in gathering, compiling and applying knowledge about the brain.
The foundational conviction of the summit organizers and attendees is that Read the rest of this entry »