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7 ways in which the Human Connectome Project is moving the brain research needle

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The Human Connectome Project: Progress and Prospects (Cerebrum):

“Understanding the human brain in health and disease represents a grand scientific challenge for the 21st century and beyond. How does a collection of 90 billion neurons interconnected by 150 trillion synapses give rise to the extraordinary capabilities of human behavior and the amazing diversity of talents among the billions of people populating our earth?” Keep reading The Human Connectome Project: Progress and Prospects over at the Dana Foundation website.

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We need to reinvent Brain Health

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The Times They Are a-Changin.

In a recent survey, 91% of those polled agreed with this statement: “Doctors should monitor cognitive health systematically, especially when prescribing new medicaments.”

This is important news, as anyone who has experienced negative side-effects, cognitive or otherwise, knows.

We need to upgrade our brain health system to reflect the realities, challenges and opportunities in the 21st century, in the midst of the Digital Age we live in.

Where should we start? Keep reading 10 Priorities to Reinvent Brain Health in the Digital Age over at The Creativity Post.

Study: Job satisfaction in your 20s and 30s has a significant impact on your physical and mental health in your 40s

worker-brainsEarly job satisfaction has strong link to mental health (Learning & Development Professional):

“…the study found job satisfaction in your late 20s and 30s has a link to overall health in your early 40s.

While job satisfaction had some impact on physical health, researchers found its effect was especially strong for mental health. Read the rest of this entry »

Next: Harnessing information and communications technology (ICT) to address mental health challenges affecting 700 million people today

Global mental healthMaking Mental Health a Global Priority (The Dana Foundation):

“Who hasn’t felt a sense of loss or detachment from our families, friends, and regular routines, or experienced nervousness and anxiety about changes in our personal and professional lives? Read the rest of this entry »

Survey: Which is a more important brain function, to recognize and manage one’s emotions or the ability to multi-task?

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Survey: Do you believe that every adult should take charge of his/ her own brain health and brain fitness?

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Survey: What’s more important to thrive in the 21st century, to manage stressful situations or to process new information quickly?

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