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Take cognitive/ emotional assessments and therapies to scale

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Looking forward to the virtual summit next week…we can’t wait to explore and discuss, on Tuesday, December 6thhow to Take cognitive/ emotional assessments and therapies to scale. Three digital health entrepreneurs–who have collectively raised over $75 million in venture capital in the last 18 months– and an investor will discuss their respective visions and approaches to revolutionize brain and mental health in areas such as ADHD, substance abuse, and general brain fitness.

  • Chair: Rita Carter, Science writer and BBC Contributor
  • Edward Kliphuis, Investment Director at Merck Ventures
  • Dr. Eddie Martucci, CEO of Akili Interactive Labs
  • Dr. Corey McCann, CEO of Pear Therapeutics
  • Derek Luke, CEO of InteraXon

Learn more & Register Here

How Artificial Intelligence (AI) enables truly Personalized Health: tracing behaviors and deep patterns

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We are proud to add a new pioneering perspective to the already impressive Speaker Roster at the upcoming 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Reinventing Brain Health in the Digital Age (December 6-8th).

Sanjiv Rai, named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and founder of Genic.ai, will discuss How Artificial Intelligence (AI) enables truly Personalized Health: tracing behaviors and deep patterns. You should know that his firm’s artificial intelligence system, while originally designed to improve healthcare, has accurately predicted Read the rest of this entry »

Update: New tools, research and insights to reinvent Brain Health and Mental Health in the Digital Age


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Time for a new edition of SharpBrains’ e-newsletter, exploring a range of technologies, scientific findings and insights for brain health and mental health to better respond to the opportunities and challenges ahead.

Happy reading, and Happy Thanksgiving!

New tools:

New research:

New thinking:

Finally, we are delighted to announce five new excellent Speakers at the upcoming 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Reinventing Brain Health in the Digital Age (December 6-8, 2016):

  • Mary Stuart, Senior Writer/Analyst at The MedTech Strategist
  • 2016sharpbrainssummit_logoDr. Andrea Serino, Head of Neuroscience at MindMaze
  • Linda Raines, CEO of the Mental Health Association of Maryland
  • Karen Olsen, Executive Director of the Center for the Future of Public Education
  • David Coleiro, Partner at Strategic North

You can explore the Summit Agenda here, and Register here. Please consider joining us and help reinvent brain health in the digital age!

Thankfully,

The SharpBrains Team

Study: For good and bad, TV ads promote higher prescribing volume of psychiatric medications

couple_watching_televisionHow Are Direct-to-Consumer-Advertisements Changing Psychiatric Drug Use? (The Dana Foundation):

“Flip on your television to a commercial station and you are likely to see ads for cars, snacks, and home appliances—and prescription medications. Some ads specifically target psychiatric illnesses Read the rest of this entry »

Update: To thrive in the Knowledge Age, prioritize Deep work, avoid the Shallows, and Self-Quantify

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Time for a new edition of SharpBrains’ e-newsletter. Happy reading!

New thinking:

New research:

New tools:

Recent & Upcoming events:

Finally, here you have a fun visual illusion — What do you see?

Have a great Halloween and month of November,

The SharpBrains Team

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