The World Economic Forum Announces Young Global Leaders Class of 2013 (press release):
“199 young leaders from 70 countries have been honoured by the World Economic Forum for their professional accomplishments and commitment to society. The Young Global Leaders (YGL) Class of 2013 is composed of honourees from all sectors of society, with Read the rest of this entry »
If you followed latest headlines surrounding the release of the National Alzheimer’s Plan, you’d probably conclude that the likely solution to maintain lifelong brain health is simple: simply wait until 2025 for a “magic bullet” to be discovered, to cure (or end or prevent) Alzheimer’s disease and aging associated cognitive decline. These kinds of beliefs, often reinforced by doctors and advertising, may explain the billions spent today by pharma companies on discovering new compounds, and by consumers on supplements like ginkgo biloba. But Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
I am excited to participate over the next few days in the Forum of Young Global Leaders in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico, organized by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in conjunction with the WEF on Latin America. Will make sure to synthesize main impressions next week. The agenda, interestingly enough, devotes time to “Protect the Asset.”
Below you can find the full transcript of our engaging Q&A session today, Friday March 16th, on brain sustainability, retooling brain health, and applied neuroplasticity, with Alvaro Fernandez, SharpBrains’ Co-Founder who’s just been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. You can learn more about the topic by reading this 2011 SharpBrains Summit Meeting Report and this Infographic.
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