High-tech headband boosts concussion detection (CBS News):
“Technology has made it possible for players to keep track of how certain hits are impacting their brains before a concussion takes them out of the game completely.
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Our new report is making the media rounds…
Reuters: Brain technology patents soar as companies get inside people’s heads
From ways to eavesdrop on brains and learn what advertisements excite consumers, to devices that alleviate depression, the number of U.S. patents awarded for “neurotechnology” has soared since 2010, according to an analysis released on Wednesday.
“Neurotech has gone well beyond medicine, with non-medical corporations, often under the radar, developing neurotechnologies to enhance work and life,” Alvaro Fernandez said.
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Enjoy these great presentations on emerging brain health apps and solutions, delivered at the 2014 SharpBrains Virtual Summit and featuring:
- For Digital Artefacts: Joan Severson, President
- For HeartMath: Catherine Calarco, Chief Marketing Officer
- For Sleep Genius: Colin House, CEO
- For The Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation: Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa, President
Heads-up: Alvaro Fernandez will speak at the 2013 Neuroleadership Summit taking place next week in Washington, DC, with an overall theme of “The Neuroscience of Leadership Effectiveness.” His session is titled Technology Solutions and promises to spark stimulating conversations: Read the rest of this entry »
Register now to participate in the 2013 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (September 19-20th, 2013) and see what these impressive speakers have to say about these key open questions – How can neuroscience-based innovation enhance behavioral and brain health?
We are proud to bring to the table 25+ innovators at the intersection of brain, health and technology, including scientists involved in the Human Brain Project, pioneers at large insurance and technology companies, and a variety of thought-leaders and practitioners. By order of appearance in the preliminary Agenda, they are:
- Hilal Lashuel, Associate Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-Lausanne (EPFL)
- Patrick Aebischer, President of École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
- Andrew Lee, Vice President at Aetna
- Louise Murphy, Head of Aetna Behavioral Health
- Evian Gordon, Executive Chairman of Brain Resource Read the rest of this entry »
Technology and innovation expert Jerry Michalski hosted on May 6th a great Yi-Tan Conversation titled Change Your Brain Trajectory, discussing the new book The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age with co-author Alvaro Fernandez.
–> You can listen to the 16-minute summary HERE
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Is Your Brain Being Wired By Technology? (Center for BrainHealth at UT-Dallas):
“…Research shows we are exposed to three times more information today as compared to four decades ago. This information overload leads to more multitasking and forces us to push our brain to do things it was not built to do. Technology is allowing us, pushing us to Read the rest of this entry »