Envisioning The Future With Inventor Cori Lathan (NPR): “Computers were created to be useful tools, but all too often it’s still a chore to get technology to do our bidding…For example, working as an engineer with astronauts at NASA, Lathan realized that the physical challenges of living in space in some ways mirror the challenges of living with a disability on Earth. Read the rest of this entry »
The Digital Brain Health market can be broken down into two main technology segments: Read the rest of this entry »
Penn Researchers Receive Major Grant to Explore Use of Brain Training To Help People Change Behaviors that Increase Cancer Risk (press release):
“Most people know that smoking, a bad diet, and physical inactivity can lead to catastrophic personal health consequences, including cancer. Yet millions continue to smoke, eat poorly, and fail to get enough exercise. A new project Read the rest of this entry »
Time for SharpBrains’ September 2012 eNewsletter, featuring leading-edge research and insights to help connect the dots among technology, healthy living, healthare, concussions, and–our protagonist–the brain.
Technology & the Brain:
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Healthcare & the Brain:
Concussions & the Brain:
Have a great month of October!
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MRI workers experience transient neurocognitive effects (News Medical):
“Individuals working in the vicinity of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines may experience transient neurocognitive effects when moving their heads, research demonstrates…Study participants who completed standardized Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
You may have read a new wave of articles claiming that “brain training doesn’t work”, based on the recent research meta-analytic review Is Working Memory Training Effective? (Developmental Psychology, May 2012), whose abstract says:
“It has been suggested that working memory training programs are effective both as treatments for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other cognitive disorders in children and as a tool to improve cognitive ability and scholastic attainment in typically developing children and adults… Read the rest of this entry »
Time for SharpBrains’ April 2012 eNewsletter, featuring new perspectives and research on how, and why, we can think about shaping our brains for better lifelong health and functioning.
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Note: Please remember that 2012 SharpBrains Summit early-bird registration rates end tomorrow, Tuesday May 1st. We hope you can join us! To Learn More and Register, please Click Here.
Have a great month of May!