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Aug 21, 2013 Comments Off
What is your current job title and organization, and what excites you the most about working there?
I’m the Tennenbaum Family Professor of Creativity Research at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior. The Semel Institute and UCLA overall are amazing places to be involved in highly collaborative trans-disciplinary research.
Please tell us about your interest in applied brain science. What areas are you most interested in? What motivated you to pursue work in your field?
I’m a clinical neuro-psychologist interested in understanding how we can deploy new neuroscience knowledge to change our brains. I believe we are embarking on the next stage of human evolution! Read the rest of this entry »
Jun 10, 2013 Comments Off
The 2013 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (Sept 19–20, 2013) will feature over 30 of the world’s top scientists, innovators and decision-makers working on ways to enhance behavioral and brain health via neuroscience-based innovation. Confirmed Summit Chairs and Speakers include 8 trailblazers named Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum, and pioneers at the National Science Foundation, UCLA, UT-Dallas, Brain Resource, NeuroSky, InterAxon, Digital Artefacts. Learn more and register
Dec 14, 2012 Comments Off
By: Alvaro Fernandez
We’re having a good conversation among SharpBrains Summit participants, prompted by the blog post Lifelong brain wellness and performance–not medical disease–drives growing demand for digital brain health solutions. In what is a beautiful example of the need to see both the forest and the trees Read the rest of this entry »
Sep 27, 2012 Comments Off
By: Yann Renard
As an active participant in the OpenViBE project (a software platform to design, test and use Brain-Computer Interfaces), in scientific as well as technical capacities, I have long been focused on ways to process, analyze and put brain signals to practical use. When I started reading on the subject of brain fitness a few years ago, I recognized the potential to enhance a variety of brain training approaches, from meditation to cognitive training, by deploying Read the rest of this entry »
Jun 26, 2012 Comments Off
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:
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 »
May 24, 2012 Comments Off
Dr. Bilder will discuss Crowdsourcing Big Brain Data: The 90% Solution, at the upcoming 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (June 7-14th, 2012).
Dr. Robert Bilder is the Chief of Medical Psychology — Neuropsychology and Director of the Tennenbaum Center for the Biology of Creativity in the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA. He is the Michael E. Tennenbaum Family Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, at the David Geffen School of Medicine. Read the rest of this entry »