By: David Coleiro
(Editor’s Note: this is Part 2 of the conversation between David Coleiro and Alvaro Fernandez on the future of brain health. You can read Part 1 Here)
There is now a growing toolkit of non-invasive technologies which can be used in brain training. Examples of these include: Read the rest of this entry »
We often view memory, thinking, emotions, as completely separate entities, but they truly are part of the same process. So, if we want to improve brain health, we need to pay attention to the “weak link” in that process. In today’s society, managing stress and negative emotions is often that weak link, as we discuss during October Q&A session with participants in SharpBrains’ new e-course. Time now for SharpBrains’ October 2012 eNewsletter, featuring new science, new resources and new thinking.
That’s it for now. Have a Happy Halloween!
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Video Game With Biofeedback Teaches Children to Curb Their Anger (Science Daily):
“Children with serious anger problems can be helped by a simple video game that hones their ability to regulate their emotions, finds a pilot study at Boston Children’s Hospital. Results were published online October 24 in the journal Adolescent Psychiatry Read the rest of this entry »
Fun futuristic vision over at The Atlantic, titled The Extremely Personal Computer: The Digital Future of Mental Health:
“It’s 2018, and you’re not feeling your best. Yesterday, on the phone with Comcast, you forgot your social security number, and had to call your mom to get it…You fire up your PC and dig out your biomonitor wrist strap. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Veronika Litinski
In an increasingly knowledge-based and innovation-driven economy, human brains—not financial capital—are becoming the primary drivers of business success. Engaged, creative citizens and workers mean the difference between success and failure at the organizational and societal levels.
Looking at the problem from the perspective of brain health, there are Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
39% We had several readers highlight this striking statistic from yesterday’s blog post, Is ADHD overdiagnosed? Findings from a new study in Germany
This is but another example on the growing need to base behavioral/ mental health prevention, diagnostic and treatment not on symptoms alone, but to measure and incorporate objective markers of brain function, as discussed in our previous article Neurofeedback/ Quantitative EEG for ADHD diagnosis and in Thomas Insel’s blog post on big data.
Below you can find the full transcript of our engaging Q&A session today, Friday March 16th, on brain sustainability, retooling brain health, and applied neuroplasticity, with Alvaro Fernandez, SharpBrains’ Co-Founder who’s just been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. You can learn more about the topic by reading this 2011 SharpBrains Summit Meeting Report and this Infographic.
Great, we are ready to start! Read the rest of this entry »