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May e‑newsletter: MIT Solve launches Brain Health Challenge, asking “How can every person improve their brain health and mental resilience?”


Time for Sharp­Brains’ May e‑newsletter, high­light­ing what’s new in brain health and men­tal per­for­mance, and fea­tur­ing a very rel­e­vant MIT ini­tia­tive and a thought-pro­vok­ing study on the “Cog­ni­tive Divide.”

New thinking


New research


New tools


Have a great month of June and, for those based in the US, a great Memo­r­i­al Day week­end,


The Sharp­Brains Team

Start-up Aira raises $12M, showing the way for cognitive science and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve the lives of blind and low vision individuals

Aira Rais­es $12M Series B Financ­ing Led By JAZZ Ven­ture Part­ners And Arbore­tum Ven­tures (press release):

Aira’s ser­vice, which recent­ly con­clud­ed its beta-test­ing phase, is now avail­able to new users in the Unit­ed States. The tech­nol­o­gy solu­tion com­bines smart glass­es, ded­i­cat­ed band­width from Aira part­ner AT&T, and AI-enabled remote human agents to help blind and low vision indi­vid­u­als imme­di­ate­ly access key infor­ma­tion that they need about their envi­ron­ment. Read the rest of this entry »

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