Just a quick note: we’ll host a webinar on January 30th to discuss key market predictions based on “The Digital Brain Health Market 2012-2020: Web-based, mobile and biometrics-based technology to assess, monitor and enhance cognition and brain functioning”, our new market report.
Here are 10 predictions, many of which will likely be realized before the end of 2013: Read the rest of this entry »
New Research Links Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) to Increased Isolation and Risk of Death (AAIC press release):
– “Two studies presented today at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® 2012 (AAIC® 2012) in Vancouver provide evidence of connections between mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and negative health outcomes – increased isolation and death.” Read the rest of this entry »
Blurry line in diagnosing early Alzheimer’s: study (Reuters):
- “The revised definition of a brain condition called mild cognitive impairment means that many people now considered to have mild or early Alzheimer’s disease could easily be given that diagnosis instead, suggests a new study.” Read the rest of this entry »
Time for SharpBrains’ January 2012 eNewsletter, featuring in this occasion multiple thought-provoking perspectives on how emerging neuroscience can and should make us rethink prevailing practices in education, healthy aging and preventive medicine.
Finally, you may want to read our answers to the many excellent questions we received about the upcoming Online Course: How to Be Your Own Brain Fitness Coach in 2012
. 80 individuals have registered so far, representing a fascinating diversity of backgrounds: health and medical professionals, educators, business executives, traders, consultants, coaches, software engineers, therapists, and more. Please remember that early-bird rates end on Tuesday, January 31st!
Have a great month of February.
We just came across a new scientific study on the value and limitations of cognitive training in Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), based on a program of cognitive exercises provided by Lumos Labs (developers of lumosity.com).
Study: Computerised Cognitive Training for Older Persons With Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Study Using a Randomised Controlled Trial Design (Brain Impairment): Read the rest of this entry »