Technological breakthroughs are creating enormous potential for the future of neuropsychology and triggering opportunities to create novel strategies for both assessment and intervention. Cognitive fitness is growing into a multi-billion dollar industry. Targets have shifted from diagnosis and treatment of established diseases to early intervention, prevention, and cognitive enhancement. Ubiquitous mobile devices enable both active and passive sensing of our cognitive and emotional states, and “the Internet of things” promises to offer both assessment and intervention strategies previously unimaginable (“…my car/clock/refrigerator does that…”). In keeping with this trend, the AACN seeks to stimulate innovations capable of changing the landscape of clinical neuropsychology in fundamental ways…The pitch ideas need to focus on neuropsychological assessment and/or intervention, prevention, or improvement of cognitive functions, and be accessible to broad populations across the United States or the World.
To learn more:
- Check out AACN’s Request for Proposals Here
- Discuss the new program with Dr. Bob Bilder, who is spearheading the initiative, at the upcoming 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Reinventing Brain Health in the Digital Age (December 6–8th)