Time for a new edition of SharpBrains’ e‑newsletter, exploring a range of technologies, scientific findings and insights for brain health and mental health to better respond to the opportunities and challenges ahead.
Happy reading, and Happy Thanksgiving!
- Brain Health in the Digital Age (opens 24-slide presentation)
- Harnessing brain scans to personalize autism-related behavioral interventions
- UNICEF launches interactive digital brain development tool for young children
- Mobile, data-rich apps to monitor and promote neurocognitive health
- Mindful meditation works. Now, how to navigate the most popular options?
- For good and bad, TV ads promote higher prescribing volume of psychiatric medications
- Study debunks the “earlier is always better” myth about brain development and cognitive training
- “Could you repeat that?” Study links hearing loss to brain aging
- Improving brain fitness literacy in Japan
- New “bionic hybrid neuro chip” to improve understanding of brain function by enabling high-fidelity, long-term recordings of brain cell activity
- New funding program announced to promote brain health innovation and collaboration
Finally, we are delighted to announce five new excellent Speakers at the upcoming 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Reinventing Brain Health in the Digital Age (December 6–8, 2016):
- Mary Stuart, Senior Writer/Analyst at The MedTech Strategist
- Dr. Andrea Serino, Head of Neuroscience at MindMaze
- Linda Raines, CEO of the Mental Health Association of Maryland
- Karen Olsen, Executive Director of the Center for the Future of Public Education
- David Coleiro, Partner at Strategic North
You can explore the Summit Agenda here, and Register here. Please consider joining us and help reinvent brain health in the digital age!
The SharpBrains Team