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Top 10 SharpBrains Resources in 2015 to Navigate the Brain Health Revolution

These are the 10 most popular SharpBrains resources in 2015, spanning a wide range of brain, health & neurotechnology topics and available in multiple platforms:

1. Best prac­tices to assess and enhance brain func­tion via mobile devices and wearables (Slidedeck)

2. Brain Health in the Per­va­sive Neu­rotech­nol­ogy Era (Slidedeck)

3. SharpBrains @ New York Public Library: Practical Advice to Keep Your Brain Sharp (YouTube video)

4. Why We Need to Retool “Use It Or Lose It”: Healthy Brain Aging (ICAA article)

5. Under what con­di­tions does brain train­ing work? (Slidedeck)

6. Pervasive Neurotechnology: A Groundbreaking Analysis of 10,000+ Patent Filings Transforming Medicine, Health, Entertainment and Business (Infographic)

7. Review of The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness (Scientific American blog) — The book is now available in English, Spanish, Japanese and Polish!

8. How Does a Child’s Brain Learn? (Slidedeck)

9. Solving the Brain Fitness Puzzle Is the Key to Self-Empowered Aging (Generations article)

10. 25 Key References to Navigate the Brain Health and Neurotechnology Revolution ( SharpBrains article)

We hope you enjoy them, and share your favorites with other sharp friends and colleagues! To stay on top of new articles and resources, you can follow us via FacebookTwitterLinkedIn and our eNewsletter.

And, if you are looking for some additional cognitive stimulation, check out these great brain teasers, games and illusions, for adults of any age!

Warm regards,

The SharpBrains Team

The Future of Brain Health, as seen by MapMyGenome, the Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation, and FitBrains

Dur­ing Expo Day selected Sum­mit Spon­sors show­cased their lat­est ini­tia­tives and solutions:

  • Pre­view the Future of Brain Health with Anu Acharya, Founder and CEO of MapMyGenome
  • The Alzheimer’s Research and Pre­ven­tion Foun­da­tion (ARPF): Dis­cuss new sci­ence and pre­ven­tion ini­tia­tives with Pres­i­dent Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa.
  • Fit­Brains (a Rosetta Stone com­pany): Explore ongo­ing big data research with Conny Lin, Data Research Sci­en­tist & Pol­icy Analyst.

–> This pre­sen­ta­tion took place @ The 2015 Sharp­Brains Vir­tual Sum­mit (full record­ings are avail­able for purchase)

How to mea­sure and improve brain-based out­comes that mat­ter in health care

Pio­neers advanc­ing health research, pre­ven­tion and treat­ment helped us under­stand emerg­ing best prac­tices where Read the rest of this entry »

SharpBrains’ Brain Fitness Guide is becoming a bestseller book in Japan!

SharpBrainsGuide_JapanProud to share that the Japan­ese edi­tion of The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness is becoming a bestseller book in the Health and Science sections of Amazon Japan, helped no doubt by this great review arti­cle in Newsweek Japan.

If you speak Japan­ese, please pick up a copy of the book, and spread the word with others!

–> Japan­ese edi­tion of The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness, avail­able in soft­cover and Kin­dle editions. Other avail­able languages: Read the rest of this entry »

Key take-aways from the 2015 SharpBrains Virtual Summit

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Take-aways from 2015 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (Neurotech News):

“In November (17th-19th) SharpBrains held its Virtual Summit about “Monitoring & Enhancing Brain Health in the Pervasive Neurotechnology Era.” The SharpBrains Virtual Summit is, as you might guess, a virtual (online) conference…The virtual summit had it’s own division of topics for grouping the different speakers (see agenda), but I’ll break it down in a different way here. I’ll break it down into the following 4 main categories:

  • 1. Brain & Cognitive Training
  • 2. Wearables, Consumer & DIY
  • 3. Brain Health (healthcare)
  • 4. Neurotech Field & Trends

Alvaro Fernandez started the conference by reminding us that we should keep in mind not to look at the field and the market as it is today, but how it will be in couple years from now. As illustrated beautifully in Read the rest of this entry »

Heads-up: All Session Recordings from the 2015 SharpBrains Summit Are Available Now

Optimized-2015SummitSessionsWhat a fan­tas­tic event this was — thank you to the over 200 reg­is­tered Sum­mit par­tic­i­pants in 15 coun­tries for your con­tri­bu­tions dur­ing three very stim­u­lat­ing days at the leading edge of brain health and technology!

All Session Record­ings are now avail­able: 30+ Speak­ers, 15+ Hours of Dis­cus­sion including both talks and Q&A sessions.

How to Watch the Sum­mit Record­ings:

a) If you par­tic­i­pated in the Sum­mit, you can click on any ses­sion in the Summit Agenda, and use same log-in credentials

b) If you didn’t, you can reg­is­ter and pur­chase access Here ($125)

Trend: Nestle launches Wellness Club in Japan integrating Nutritionists and Brain Trainers

wellness-club-japanMatch made in nutritional heaven: Nestlé launches Wellness Club (press release):

‘Nestlé Japan has launched the company’s first personalised health support service. Nestlé Wellness Club provides subscribers with nutritional support based on data about their physical activity, dietary information and brain training scores, Read the rest of this entry »

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