Time for SharpBrains’ September 2012 eNewsletter, featuring leading-edge research and insights to help connect the dots among technology, healthy living, healthare, concussions, and–our protagonist–the brain.
Technology & the Brain:
- Is the Internet making us dumber? (Nope, just different)
- Increasing cognitive loads on miners’ brains: good example of where society is heading
- Brain fitness meets HRV and EEG biometrics
- Employee Assistance Programs enhance corporate wellness with brain training
- The NIH Toolbox:First Comprehensive & Standardized Tests of Brain Function
- MMSE®/MMSE®-2™ Cognitive Impairment Screener, Now a Mobile App
Healthy Living & the Brain:
- Why do SuperAgers Maintain Memory and a Thick Cortex?
- Will Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visit enhance physical & cognitive health? Probably — if people go
- Health value of Omega‑3 supplements is increasingly questioned
- Good Q&A on Mild Cognitive Impairment
Healthcare & the Brain:
- Mapping the Brain To Better Enhance and Treat the Mind
- Cognitive therapy or medication? Brain scans may help personalize treatments
- Monitoring EEG Brain Activity to Personalize Memory Training
- Training Attention and Memory after Bypass Surgery
- MRI scan technicians can experience negative neurocognitive effects
Concussions & the Brain:
- Retooling cognitive rehabilitation for military patients with traumatic brain injury
- NFL donates $30 million to improve concussion & brain injury care
Have a great month of October!
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