UCLA researchers’ ties to donors called into question (UCLA Daily Bruin):
“The multifaceted relationships between UCLA Health officials and the private donors funding their research have drawn scrutiny recently from experts and Read the rest of this entry »
Heads-up: the most brain-friendly book discussion started today Friday, January 10th, and you can already Send Your Questions to 7 world-class experts! These are the two first webchats in the series: Read the rest of this entry »
You can now enjoy the slide deck from this session, which took place at the 2013 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (September 19-20th). Read the rest of this entry »
Robert Bilder, PhD
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 »
Watch 3-minute tutorial (opens YouTube video)
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
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 »
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 »