The BrainArt Awards & Exhibition Gallery is now open for voting (by Liking selected works via Facebook button). The Brain Art Awards is an international competition with ten media categories, open to anyone aged 14 — 99. It offers a $5,000 cash prize to the major winner, and garners a fascinating international response to a specific area of human experience. This year’s theme is ‘Life Pleasures and the Brain.’
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The neuroscience of language, consciousness, and communication raises many fundamental questions, the answers to which consistently defy definition. For example: when we speak, where do our words come from? Our brain, or our mind? And what do we mean by mind? Similar dilemmas arise when we try to study the nature of consciousness. What is it, and where is it? Is it generated solely by neural activity, or is it a separate force that influences the activity of the brain? Hypotheses abound, but nobody seems to know for certain.
However, we do have a few clues that illuminate the relationship between the brain, the mind, and Read the rest of this entry »
The 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Optimizing Health through Neuroplasticity, Innovation and Data, held June 7-14th, concluded with a call to enhance brain health by harnessing neuroplasticity-based applications, big data platforms and consumer interest to augment the traditional reliance on disease-based pharmacological interventions and fragmented clinical trials.
All sessions held during the 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit were recorded, and all audiovisual recordings are available now for online access until July 31th, 2013. How to Watch 2012 SharpBrains Summit Recordings:
- If you already have login information, you can simply visit the Summit Agenda and click on the session you want to watch
- If you want to order 1-year access to Summit Recordings, Click HERE. You can order the Full Recordings for all 4-Days of 2012 SharpBrains Summit (including 2 days of Summit, Expo Day, and Educational Workshops; all for $325), or order the Recordings corresponding to one particular day ($150).
We are proud to report that 95% of respondents in a post-Summit survey expressed a High or Very High level of satisfaction with their Summit experience and with the Quality of Content. We are even prouder to have started receiving glowing endorsements from research leaders and industry innovators including: Read the rest of this entry »
We look forward to the final day @ 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit, today, featuring four great educational workshops on: Read the rest of this entry »
Dr. Stern will discuss the latest evidence and implications on What the Cognitive Reserve Means for Brain Health, at the upcoming 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (June 7-14th, 2012).
Dr. Yaakov Stern directs the Cognitive Neuroscience Division of the Sergievsky Center and is Director of Neuropsychology for the Memory Disorders Clinic at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. He also directs the post-doctoral training program Neuropsychology Read the rest of this entry »
By: Silvia Damiano
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” — Oh The Places You’ll Go, Dr.Seuss.
The space between creativity and entrepreneurship is one of the most exciting areas unfolding in our modern world right now. Read the rest of this entry »
Please take a look at the preliminary Summit Agenda featuring a stellar roster of confirmed Speakers and Moderators and including several in-depths workshops:
- How Nationwide Insurance rolled-out a Brain-based Corporate Wellness Initiative, with Kathleen Herath, Associate Vice President Health & Productivity, Nationwide Insurance.
- How to Connect Neuroscience and Special Education: A School-based Example, with Howard Eaton, CEO, Eaton Educational Group and Annette Goodman, Chief Education Officer, Arrowsmith Program.
- How to Set Up a Brain Fitness Center to Drive Cognitive Retraining and Rehab, with Kate Sullivan, Director of the Brain Fitness Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
- How to Improve Cognitive Care and Prolong Independence in Senior Living, with Rodney Stoops, Administrator, Providence Place Retirement Community.
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