Pros and Cons of using four nootropics–caffeine, creatine, L‑theanine, Ashwaghanda–as cognitive enhancers

June 18, 2024  |

Humans have long been search­ing for a “mag­ic elixir” to make us smarter, and improve our focus and mem­o­ry. This includes tra­di­tion­al Chi­nese med­i­cine used thou­sands of years ago to improve cog­ni­tive func­tion. Now we have nootrop­ics, also known as smart drugs, brain boost­ers or cog­ni­tive enhancers. You can buy these gum­mies, chew­ing gums, pills…

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Otsuka America launches new unit focused on digital therapeutics, AI and mental health

June 10, 2024  |

Otsu­ka defies dig­i­tal health down­turn with new com­pa­ny (MedTech­Dive): Otsu­ka Amer­i­ca, a sub­sidiary of the Japan­ese drug and device mak­er, this month launched a new com­pa­ny focused on dig­i­tal health. The firm, called Otsu­ka Pre­ci­sion Health, will roll out its first prod­uct this sum­mer, a pre­scrip­tion dig­i­tal ther­a­peu­tic for major depres­sive dis­or­der. San­ket Shah, who…

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(Webinar recording) Harnessing Brain Science to Empower Minds & Enhance Resilience and Productivity

June 4, 2024  |

? We hope you enjoy the con­ver­sa­tion (57 min­utes) as much as we did! Webi­nar descrip­tion: Is your team and orga­ni­za­tion grap­pling with AI dis­rup­tion, con­stant mul­ti­task­ing, or back-to-back calls that leave no room for strate­gic think­ing? Our “Brain-As-An-Asset” approach piv­ots from stan­dard reac­tive men­tal health tac­tics to proac­tive ini­tia­tives that enhance brain health, align­ing with your organizational…

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June 5–7th, Madrid: Healthy Living & Longevity Globalizer Summit by Ashoka and the Fit for Life Foundation

May 28, 2024  |

  Imag­ine liv­ing a life brim­ming with ener­gy and pur­pose, even as you age. The Healthy Liv­ing and Longevi­ty Glob­al­iz­er Sum­mit cel­e­brates the trans­for­ma­tive poten­tial of longer lifes­pans and explores how they reshape our world. With more peo­ple over 65 than under five years of age, and a pro­ject­ed three­fold increase in those over 80…

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Aprende a entrenar el cerebro para mejorar tu salud. Nunca es tarde.

May 22, 2024  |

Aprende a entre­nar bien el cere­bro, nun­ca es tarde (EFE Salud): El hábito “más claro” que mejo­ra el número de nuevas neu­ronas y que, además, tiene otros ben­efi­cios, es el ejer­ci­cio físi­co, espe­cial­mente el aeróbi­co. Hay una “difer­en­cia gigante” entre ser seden­tario y hac­er unas tres horas de este tipo de ejer­ci­cio a la sem­ana. Pero…

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May 21st Webinar to Empower Minds: Harnessing Brain Science to Enhance Resilience and Productivity

May 15, 2024  |

Descrip­tion: Is your team and orga­ni­za­tion grap­pling with AI dis­rup­tion, con­stant mul­ti­task­ing, or back-to-back calls that leave no room for strate­gic think­ing? Our “Brain-As-An-Asset” approach piv­ots from stan­dard reac­tive men­tal health tac­tics to proac­tive ini­tia­tives that enhance brain health, align­ing with your orga­ni­za­tion­al goals and evolv­ing cul­ture. Dis­cov­er how the lat­est brain sci­ence insights can refresh your…

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Survey: Firms should innovate to better integrate brain health into L&D, training, leadership programs

May 1, 2024  |

2024 Sur­vey of Brain Health Trends and Beliefs Among Experts and Ear­ly Adopters, con­duct­ed by the think tank Sharp­Brains. 85% of respon­dents favor incor­po­rat­ing brain health into reg­u­lar com­pa­ny health, train­ing and L&D activ­i­ties. 95% con­sid­er essen­tial man­ag­ing stress­ful sit­u­a­tions at work. 87% has expe­ri­enced brain and men­tal ben­e­fits of phys­i­cal exer­cise, 65% of improved nutrition,…

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Las empresas deberían innovar para incorporar la salud cerebral y mental en sus actividades de formación y liderazgo, según una encuesta

April 30, 2024  |

Encues­ta Inter­na­cional sobre Ten­den­cias y Creen­cias sobre la Salud Cere­bral entre Exper­tos y ‘ear­ly adopters’, elab­o­ra­da por el think-tank Sharp­Brains Un 85% de los encues­ta­dos se mostraron a favor de esta premisa; y un 95% con­sid­era fun­da­men­tal la capaci­dad de mane­jar situa­ciones estre­santes en el entorno lab­o­ral. Un 87% de los encues­ta­dos apun­ta al ejercicio…

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Study: Cognitively stimulating jobs help us maintain brain health as we age, delaying the onset of cognitive impairment and dementia

April 26, 2024  |

Work­place learn­ing could be a boon for well­ness, research shows (HR DIVE): Learn­ing and devel­op­ment in the work­place could be a boon for well­ness, new research sug­gests. Doing cog­ni­tive­ly demand­ing work can delay the onset of brain decline and even demen­tia at an old­er age, accord­ing to the study pub­lished April 17 in the jour­nal Neurology.…

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Neuroimaging study shows how being “in the zone” requires intensive practice first and then learning to surrender

April 16, 2024  |

Flow, or being “in the zone,” is a state of amped-up cre­ativ­i­ty, enhanced pro­duc­tiv­i­ty and bliss­ful con­scious­ness that, some psy­chol­o­gists believe, is also the secret to hap­pi­ness. It’s con­sid­ered the brain’s fast track to suc­cess in busi­ness, the arts or any oth­er field. But in order to achieve flow, a per­son must first devel­op a strong…

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SHARPBRAINS Advi­sors is an inde­pen­dent think-tank and con­sult­ing firm pro­vid­ing ser­vices at the fron­tier of applied neu­ro­science, health, lead­er­ship and innovation.
SHARPBRAINS Advi­sors es un think-tank y con­sul­toría inde­pen­di­ente pro­por­cio­nan­do ser­vi­cios para la neu­ro­cien­cia apli­ca­da, salud, lid­er­az­go e innovación.

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