We’re glad to announce one more excellent speaker at the 2013 SharpBrains Virtual Summit, September 19-20th.
A Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University, Dr. Bruce Wexler won the NIH Director’s Award for high impact, high innovation, paradigm changing medical research, 2012–2016. Dr. Wexler is founder and chief scientist of C8 Sciences, Read the rest of this entry »
Time for SharpBrains’ May 2013 e-newsletter, which features a variety of articles offering a more optimistic and evidence-based approach to brain and mental health than current practices.
First of all, let us highlight that Scientific American just published an excellent review of our new book. The author sums it up by saying that “…I wish I had read this awesome guide when I was much younger…I find the emerging field of neuroplasticity immensely exciting, and guides like this one are both hopeful and reasonable.” As a reader points out, the word “awesome” does not appear often in science-oriented publications…so we are especially proud to see the book merit such treatment.
That’s it for now. Have a stimulating June!
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:
Healthy Living & the Brain:
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 »