Brain Health in 2030: Navigating Neuroplasticity & the Digital Health Market

Jan­u­ary 23, 2024  |

Brain Health in 2030: Nav­i­gat­ing Neu­ro­plas­tic­i­ty & the Dig­i­tal Health Mar­ket from Sharp­Brains Keynote deliv­ered by Álvaro Fer­nán­dez, CEO of Sharp­Brains, dur­ing cor­po­rate retreat. Key mes­sage: Our very human brains and minds are the most sophis­ti­cat­ed tech­nol­o­gy at our dis­pos­al, so we should invest more time learn­ing about how they work and har­ness­ing neu­ro­­­plas­tic­i­­­ty-based methods…

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Six favorite books of 2023 to help harness the stress response and boost curiosity, wonder, and brain health at work,

Jan­u­ary 16, 2024  |

It’s hard to address impor­tant issues in our lives or in soci­ety if we are stressed, deplet­ed, and iso­lat­ed. Per­haps that’s why many of 2023’s favorite books offer approach­es for real self-care. They focus on how to man­age stress, find more hap­pi­ness in life, seek won­der and inspi­ra­tion, appre­ci­ate art, under­stand our per­son­al strengths, or…

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Trend: Large US employers deploy apps, AI chatbots, other digital tools to boost brain & mental health at work

Jan­u­ary 9, 2024  |

Employ­ers Are Offer­ing a New Work­er Ben­e­fit: Well­ness Chat­bots (The Wall Street Jour­nal): More work­ers feel­ing anx­ious, stressed or blue have a new place to go for men­­­tal-health help: a dig­i­tal app. Chat­bots that hold ther­a­pist-like con­ver­sa­tions and well­ness apps that deliv­er depres­sion and oth­er diag­noses or iden­ti­fy peo­ple at risk of self-harm are snow­balling across…

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Some fun brain teasers to warm up 2024 … Happy New Year, ¡Feliz Año Nuevo!

Jan­u­ary 2, 2024  | Com­ments Off on Some fun brain teasers to warm up 2024 … Hap­py New Year, ¡Feliz Año Nuevo!
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Lifestyle Matters: Let’s optimize cognition, health and life in 2024

Decem­ber 27, 2023  | Com­ments Off on Lifestyle Mat­ters: Let’s opti­mize cog­ni­tion, health and life in 2024

Wel­come to a new edi­tion of Sharp­Brains e‑newsletter, fea­tur­ing fas­ci­nat­ing research find­ings on lifestyle, pro­tec­tive brain struc­tures, Inter­net access, men­tal health, brain imag­ing, and more. #1. Lifestyle mat­ters: What we can do in 2024 to opti­mize cog­ni­tion and life, delay­ing cog­ni­tive prob­lems even demen­tia “Actor Chris Hemsworth…watched his grand­fa­ther live with Alzheimer’s and is mak­ing lifestyle…

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Please help us shape SharpBrains books, activities and services

Decem­ber 21, 2023  | Com­ments Off on Please help us shape Sharp­Brains books, activ­i­ties and services

Dear Sharp­Brains read­er and friend, please take a few min­utes to pro­vide your feed­back as we’re prepar­ing a sub­stan­tial update of The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness and our over­all activ­i­ties.   Take Sur­vey Here

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Lifestyle matters: What we can do in 2024 to optimize cognition and life, delaying cognitive problems even dementia

Decem­ber 14, 2023  | Com­ments Off on Lifestyle mat­ters: What we can do in 2024 to opti­mize cog­ni­tion and life, delay­ing cog­ni­tive prob­lems even dementia

Walk 10,000 steps a day, cut back alco­hol, get bet­ter sleep at night, stay social­ly active — we’re told that changes like these can pre­vent up to 40 per cent of demen­tia cas­es world­wide. Giv­en that demen­tia is still one of the most feared dis­eases, why aren’t we push­ing our doc­tors and gov­ern­ments to support…

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Study doesn’t find evidence to link internet access with poorer psychological well-being and mental health

Decem­ber 7, 2023  | Com­ments Off on Study doesn’t find evi­dence to link inter­net access with poor­er psy­cho­log­i­cal well-being and men­tal health

Is the inter­net bad for men­tal health? What the lat­est study real­ly means. (Mash­able): … Enter a study pub­lished Tues­day by researchers in the jour­nal Clin­i­cal Psy­cho­log­i­cal Sci­ence, which tried but did not suc­ceed in find­ing a com­pelling link between inter­net access and poor men­tal health and well-being. Busi­ness Insid­er, for exam­ple, declared that the…

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Study finds positive self-reported aspects of the ADHD experience among young women, especially related to hyperactivity and hyperfocus

Novem­ber 30, 2023  | Com­ments Off on Study finds pos­i­tive self-report­ed aspects of the ADHD expe­ri­ence among young women, espe­cial­ly relat­ed to hyper­ac­tiv­i­ty and hyperfocus

As is true for chil­dren and ado­les­cents, many adults expe­ri­ence sub­stan­tial chal­lenges relat­ed to hav­ing ADHD. These chal­lenges often include rela­tion­ship prob­lems, edu­ca­tion­al and work chal­lenges, dif­fi­cul­ty adher­ing to long-term plans and goals, and time and mon­ey man­age­ment dif­fi­cul­ties. Giv­en these well-doc­u­­­men­t­ed dif­fi­cul­ties, it is not sur­pris­ing that ADHD treat­ment with adults has large­ly adopted…

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Five sharp riddles to celebrate the Holidays in perfect harmony

Novem­ber 22, 2023  |

Q: What is a sure way of sus­tain­ing a friend­ly and socia­ble feel­ing towards the whole world? A: Con­sort only with strangers. Q: What beats regret­ting what you DID say? A: Trea­sur­ing what you DIDN’T say.

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