Is mindfulness and less stress worth $299? The Muse makes a case (review) (Venture Beat):
“The most interesting wearable I’ve used yet isn’t a fitness tracker or a superfluous smartwatch. It’s a connected headband that helps you focus your thoughts…
To put it simply, the Muse brings electroencephalography (EEG) technology, which detects brain activity, to the masses. Read the rest of this entry »
That will be the focus of the third session at the 2014 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (October 28-30th, 2014). We hope you can join us!
Scaling up meditation and mindfulness practices via biofeedback systems and wellness programs
- Dr. Douglass Ziedonis, Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at UMass Medical School
- Ariel Garten, CEO of InteraXon
- Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa, President of the Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation
- Dr. Evian Gordon, Executive Chairman of Brain Resource
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Time for SharpBrains’ August 2014 e-newsletter, featuring a wealth of insights, science and technology reports…and this brain teaser to exercise your mental rotation abilities. Enjoy!
Finally, we encourage you to check out the excellent Agenda for the 2014 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (October 28-30th, 2014). To chair the sessions, we now count on experts such as Dr. Michael O’Donnell, Editor-In-Chief of the American Journal of Health Promotion, Zack Lynch, Executive Director of the Neurotechnology Industry Organization, James Cavuoto, Editor and Publisher at Neurotech Reports, and journalists such as Patricia Marx, Staff Writer at The New Yorker and Maseena Ziegler, Author and Forbes Contributor.
Have a great month of September!
InteraXon Teams Up with Reebok & Gaiam To Bring Brain Fitness to the Masses (mobilesyrup):
“Many of us lead lives so hectic we hardly have time to hit the treadmill never mind take a deep breath and relax. However, the booming yoga industry (worth $27 billion dollars at last count) proves that mindfulness and meditation are an important part of a comprehensive fitness regime. In an effort to Read the rest of this entry »
Personal Neuro Seeks to Combine Google Glass with EEG (Medgadget):
“What do you get when you mix Google Glass and EEG? That’s the question that the people at Ottawa-based Personal Neuro (Devices) are on their way to answering… Read the rest of this entry »
When: Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)
Join this upcoming webinar, to be held during Brain Awareness Week 2014, to discuss the latest market data and news in the digital brain health and brain training space, including Rosetta Stone’s acquisition of Vivity Labs (developer of Fit Brains mobile cognitive games), Bayer’s global partnership with CogniFit Read the rest of this entry »