Sharp Brains: Brain Fitness and Cognitive Health News

Neuroplasticity, Brain Fitness and Cognitive Health News


Council Description and Benefits

The SharpBrains Council for Brain Fitness Innovation is the first global cross-sector community and platform designed to support innovators committed to the cognitive health and brain fitness of their constituents/ clients/ patients/ employees. Members of this invitation-only Council will be able to learn, share, collaborate and innovate leveraging a new members-only online platform. Council members who have already created a login can enter here:

If you and your organization are -or want to be- at the forefront of developing, testing and/ or implementing innovative tools and services to enhance brain fitness for people of any age, please continue reading, and consider requesting an invitation below. Council members will gain access to a new members-only online community in order to access the following benefits.

Description and Benefits

Access Online Library

Connect with Members

  • Meet other innovators and decision-makers in a learning environment, including Winners, Finalists and Judges in the 2010 Innovation Awards
  • Ask for input and tips via chat, forums and groups
  • Nominate candidates to join the Council


Participate in monthly briefings

  • Past briefs include: Take-aways from AARP Brain Fitness Colloquium, Best Practices at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, The Reimbursement Landscape for Cognitive Interventions
  • Future briefs include: Conversations with decision-makers and innovators at Intel, Lumos Labs, Brain Resource, Cogmed/ Pearson, Cambridge Cognition, AARP, Kaiser Permanente.
  • Suggest topics and experts for future briefings


Shape the agenda

  • Help shape the agenda for 2012 SharpBrains Summit, and other initiatives
  • Share lessons learned and best practices via blog posts and other materials


Access other benefits

  • Discounted registration fee (40% off) for 2012 SharpBrains Summit
  • Participate in Local Interest Groups (November 2011 events in San Francisco, Washington DC and New York City)


Membership in the SharpBrains Council is by invitation only, personal and nontransferable. If you haven’t received an invitation, you can request one by explaining how your organization and yourself would contribute to and benefit from Council’s mission and activities. Annual membership fees are $395, due at the beginning of the 12-month membership cycle.

Request an Invitation

Current Council Members work at the following organizations:

  • AAA Foundation for Driving Safety
  • AARP
  • Accenture
  • Age Matters Clinic
  • Arrowsmith Program
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Baycrest
  • BrightStar Learning, Ltd.
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Choratech
  • Cogmed
  • Cogniciti
  • CogniFit
  • CFIT
  • Columbia University
  • Harvard Medical School
  • LEAF Ltd.
  • Memory Training Centers of America
  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • MaRS
  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Oakland Unified School District
  • Proactive Ageing Pty Ltd
  • Pearson
  • Posit Science
  • ProGevity Neuroscience
  • Saint Luke’s Health System
  • SCAN Health Plan
  • SAR Foundation
  • Simon Fraser University
  • The NeuroDevelopment Center
  • The Synapse Connection
  • UCLA Semeil Institute
  • UCSF
  • University Behavioral Health Care
  • University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Berkeley Lifelong Learning Institute
  • University of British Columbia National Core for Neuroethics
  • The University of Toledo
  • Vigorous Mind
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center