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Survey of key scientific, technological and investment trends revolutionizing Brain Health in our Digital Age

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Last year I got very interested in the functioning of the human brain and the science behind mindfulness and learning [1], so was quite excited  to attend the SharpBrains Virtual Summit [2] in December, indulging in the latest trends in applied neuroscience and digital innovation.

The Summit focused on the theme of reinventing brain health in the digital age, and brought together leading researchers, entrepreneurs, financiers and policymakers passionate with the mission of moving neuroscience and cognitive research from science labs towards applications in Health, Wellness and Education. Here’s a summary of the many things I discovered. Read the rest of this entry »

Exploring the latest in cognitive rehabilitation and brain health

During Expo Day selected Summit Partners and Sponsors showcased their latest initiatives and solutions.

  • Dr. Daniel Perez-Marcos, Senior Scientist at MindMaze, presented the MindMotion platform–a series of medical-grade virtual reality solutions for neurorehabilitation.
  • Alvaro Fernandez. SharpBrains‘ CEO & Editor-in-Chief discussed The State of Brain Health Innovation.
  • Mark Watson, Co-Director of the Watson Centre for Brain Health, explored latest research and programs for cognitive rehabilitation.

These presentations took place at the 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Reinventing Brain Health in the Digital Age (December 6-8th, 2016).

Mastering the digital toolkit to harness lifelong neuroplasticity: Cognitive training, mindfulness apps, EEG and virtual/ augmented reality

Master the digital toolkit to harness lifelong neuroplasticity from SharpBrains

Four leading pioneers of applied neuroplasticity helped us navigate best practices to harness most promising non-invasive neurotechnologies, such as cognitive training, mindfulness apps, EEG and virtual/ augmented reality.

  • Chair: Linda Raines, CEO of the Mental Health Association of Maryland
  • Dr. Michael Merzenich, winner of the 2016 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience
  • Dr. Judson Brewer, Founder & Research Lead of Claritas Mindsciences
  • Tan Le, CEO of Emotiv
  • Dr. Andrea Serino, Head of Neuroscience at MindMaze

This presentation took place at the 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Reinventing Brain Health in the Digital Age (December 6-8th, 2016).

Master the digital toolkit to harness lifelong neuroplasticity

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We’re looking forward to many great sessions at the virtual summit next week…this is one of our favorites, Wednesday, December 7thMaster the digital toolkit to harness lifelong neuroplasticity. Four leading pioneers of applied neuroplasticity will help us navigate best practices to harness most promising non-invasive neurotechnologies, such as cognitive training, mindfulness apps, EEG and virtual/ augmented reality.

  • Chair: Linda Raines, CEO of the Mental Health Association of Maryland
  • Dr. Michael Merzenich, winner of the 2016 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience
  • Dr. Judson Brewer, Founder & Research Lead of Claritas Mindsciences
  • Tan Le, CEO of Emotiv
  • Dr. Andrea Serino, Head of Neuroscience at MindMaze

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“I know of no better resource than the annual SharpBrains Summit to explore the latest and what’s next. Excellent discussions and overall event.”  – Dr. Michael P. O’Donnell,  Editor-In-Chief of the Amer­i­can Jour­nal of Health Promotion

“I was impressed by the forward-looking yet practical discussion about enhancing human performance.” – Dr. Susan Jew­ell, Pres­i­dent of the Inter­na­tional Space Med­i­cine Consortium

“A great way to gather current information on brain health from a variety of sources and to make new connections” – Dr. Catherine Madison, Direc­tor of the Ray Dolby Brain Health Cen­ter at Cal­i­for­nia Pacific Med­ical Center

Next: Virtual reality therapies to help refine and spread mental health care

Virtual reality therapy is coming (The Washington Post):

“Technologists have called 2016 the year of virtual reality Read the rest of this entry »

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