Sharp Brains: Brain Fitness and Cognitive Health News

Neuroplasticity, Brain Fitness and Cognitive Health News


Research Exchange Program

Invited Academic Members are leading university-based scientists with an extensive and relevant publication record who contribute to SharpBrains initiatives to inform decision-makers and innovators, obtaining complimentary access to SharpBrains’ resources.

Participants in the program include, by primary topic:

  • Cognition, neuroprotection and aging:  Dr. Ashley Nunes (Kramer Beckman Institute Lab at Univ. Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Dr. Joshua Steinerman (Einstein-Montefiore Brain Aging Center)
  • Measuring and enhancing driving fitness: Dr. Nicholas Cassavaugh (Kramer Beckman Institute Lab at Univ. Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Dr. Jerri Edwards (Univ. South Florida)
  • Survey of evidence-based cognitive training methodologies: Dr. Tracy Alloway (Center for Memory & Learning in the Lifespan at Univ. Stirling), Drs. Susanne Jaeggi & Martin Buschkuehl (Univ. Michigan and Bern), Dr. Torkel Klingberg (Karolinska Instituet), Dr. Elizabeth Zelinski (Cognition & Aging Lab at USC Davis), Dr. David Vance (UAB Edward R. Roybal Center for Translational Research in Aging and Mobility)
  • Cognitive value and limitations of commercial videogames: Dr. Richard Haier (Mind Research Network), Drs. Daphne Bavelier & Shawn Green (Brain and Vision Lab,University of Rochester), Dr. Arthur Kramer (Kramer Beckman Institute Lab at Univ. Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
  • Current and future computerized therapies: Dr. Despina Learmonth (City University), Drs. Daphne Bavelier & Bjorn Hubert-Wallander (Rochester)
  • Emerging brain-based markers: Dr. Joshua Steinerman (Einstein-Montefiore Brain Aging Center), Dr. Bradley Gibson (Gibson Attention Lab atUniversity of Notre Dame), Dr. Yaakov Stern (Stern Lab, Columbia University), Dr. David Rabiner (Duke University)
  • Emerging clinical tools (neurofeedback, TMS, tDCS): Drs. Laurence Hirshberg & Elena Festa (Brown University), Drs.Jared Cooney Horvath & Alvaro Pascual Leone & Felipe Fregni (Berenson-Allen Centerfor Noninvasive Brain Stimulation at HarvardMedical School)

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