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Upcoming Q&A on the Future of Brain Health to celebrate Brain Awareness Week

Infographic based on 2011 SharpBrains Summit's Meeting Report

Alvaro Fernandez, co-founder and CEO of SharpBrains, has been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, an honor recognizing the most distinguished leaders under age 40 from around the world.

Mr. Fernandez will discuss “How to Retool Brain Health for the 21st Century” via a one-hour virtual Q&A session hosted live at SharpBrains.com on Friday, March 16 from 10 to 11a.m. US Eastern Time. The conversation will be based on the Meeting Report from the 2011 SharpBrains Summit, which gathered 250+ innovators worldwide.

“The way we do brain health is essentially broken,” he said. “We need a new culture and toolkit to empower sharp brains of all ages to take more proactive care of their brain.” Read the rest of this entry »

Transcript: Paul Nussbaum on Meditation, Neuropsychology and Thanksgiving

Below you can find the full tran­script of our engag­ing Q&A ses­sion yesterday on holistic brain health with clinical neuropsychologist Dr. Paul Nussbaum, author of Save Your Brain. You can learn more about the full Brain Fit­ness Q&A Series Here.

Per­haps one of the best exchanges was: Read the rest of this entry »

Gaming and Neuroscience: Opportunities and Challenges

A couple weeks ago I attended the Entertainment Software and Cognitive Neurotherapeutics Conference, ESCoNS, at the University of California San Francisco. The speakers’ talks were insightful, surprising, and inspiring in many regards. The purpose of this meeting was to bring together great minds in a variety of fields from neuroscience to game design and to come up with some ideas how to make game based cognitive training a reality as an effective therapy for many of today’s most challenging disorders and deficits. Many of the scientists also thought that game based therapies for cognitive deficits could be used as enhancement tools for healthy individuals as well. Read the rest of this entry »

Science Blog Carnival, Up at Providentia

A new edi­tion of Sci­en­tia Pro Pub­lica, the biweekly blog car­ni­val that “show­cases the finest sci­ence, med­ical and envi­ron­ment writ­ing pub­lished in the blo­gos­phere”, is avail­able now, hosted by Providentia,

To enjoy, click Here.

Grand Rounds: Health/ medical blogging here next Tuesday

We’re hosting here at SharpBrains the October 5th edition of Grand Rounds blog carnival, the weekly collection of best health/ medical blog posts. You can submit posts until end of Sunday: alvaro at sharpbrains dot com, indicating Grand Rounds in the subject line. And don’t forget to come back on Tuesday!

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2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Reinventing Brain Health in the Digital Age

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