Sharp Brains: Brain Fitness and Cognitive Health News

Neuroplasticity, Brain Fitness and Cognitive Health News

Icon

Lessons learned in bringing innovative brain fitness solutions to market

Suc­cess­ful inno­va­tors dis­sected key mar­ket & tech­nol­ogy trends and mod­els to val­i­date and com­mer­cial­ize inno­va­tion, with a par­tic­u­lar empha­sis on how to cre­ate a loyal user base and gain main­stream dis­tri­b­u­tion via a diver­sity of channels. Read the rest of this entry »

Thank you, Summit Speakers, Participants and Sponsors!

What a fantastic, diverse, stimulating, forward-looking Summit we enjoyed last week. Thank you so much, everyone, for your participation and contributions!!

Special thanks go to the organizations at the leading edge who supported this unique event as Sponsors:

Gold Sponsors

arpf

The Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation (ARPF), established in 1993, is dedicated to reducing the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease by conducting clinical research and providing educational outreach.

FitBrains_webFit Brains is a cutting-edge, brain-training program brought to you by Rosetta Stone, a premier learning company with leading products used by schools, business and government organizations, and millions of individuals around the world.

Silver Sponsors

AAAFoundation

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety was founded in 1947 by AAA to identify traffic safety problems, foster research that seeks solutions and disseminate information and educational materials.

Arrowsmith ProgramThe Arrowsmith Program, available in public and private schools in the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand, is a comprehensive suite of cognitive programs for students with learning disabilities that targets 19 areas that are most commonly involved in learning.

CC-ABHI_BaycrestBaycrest, fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, is one of the world’s premier academic health sciences centers focused on aging, and will host the new $100m+ Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation.

BrainBaseline is the first iPad application for measuring how well your brain works. Developed by Digital Artefacts, it helps users worldwide understand how demographic factors and leisure activities impact overall brain health.

Lumosity

Lumosity is a leading brain training company with more than 70 million members from 180 countries. Founded in 2005 and launched in 2007, Lumosity offers more than 40 games that are designed to challenge core cognitive abilities. Lumosity’s games are based on neuroscience, with continuing independent third-party studies being conducted by researchers at academic institutions around the world.

Bronze Sponsors

brainHQ

brainHQ is a brain training system built by Posit Science to help people be at their best throughout their lives. Their team of experts designs, tests, and refines online exercises that effectively address cognitive issues related to healthy aging and other conditions.

CogniFit is a healthcare company specialized in brain fitness software. Since 1999, the firm has designed and developed computerized cognitive assessments and online brain training applications.

Peak, founded by a group of individuals from Google, Amazon and EA who believe in reinventing education through mobile, games and science. Lead by neuroscientists and cognitive learning experts, Peak develops mobile apps that enables users worldwide to improve their cognitive skills for a healthier, sharper life.

Lessons learned in bringing innovative solutions to market

Please consider joining us at SharpBrains’ upcoming virtual conference (November 17-19th), featuring this fantastic session:

Wednesday November 18th, 10.00 – 11.30am. Lessons learned in bringing innovative solutions to market.

Suc­cess­ful inno­va­tors will dis­sect key mar­ket & tech­nol­ogy trends and suc­cess­ful mod­els to val­i­date and com­mer­cial­ize inno­va­tion, with a par­tic­u­lar empha­sis on how to cre­ate a loyal user base and gain main­stream dis­tri­b­u­tion via a diver­sity of channels. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 14 Brain Fitness News in 2014: Research, Assessments and Training

BrainFitnessTrajectoryUnless you live in a cave, you are well aware of all the growing interest in–and controversies around–the topics of brain fitness and brain training.

A little perspective may help separate the signal from the noise. Take a minute to think about the early years of the physical fitness movement. It took decades of conflicting research and confusing media coverage to finally spread the idea that daily life activities are far from sufficient to keep us physically fit. And, at the same time, to Read the rest of this entry »

Rosetta Stone as provider of “technology-based language-learning, reading and brain fitness solutions”

Rosetta StoneVery interesting to see how Rosetta Stone, given its recent acquisition of Vivity Labs (developer of Fit Brains mobile cognitive games) now identifies itself as a ” a leading provider of technology-based language-learning, reading and brain fitness solutions.” Read the rest of this entry »

About SharpBrains

As seen in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, BBC News, CNN, Reuters, and more, SharpBrains is an independent market research firm and think tank tracking health and performance applications of brain science.

Special offer valid until May 1st, 2017


Search for anything brain-related in our article archives

Enter Your Email to receive Sharp­Brains free, monthly eNewslet­ter:

Join more than 50,000 Sub­scribers and stay informed and engaged.