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We’re look­ing for­ward to many great ses­sions at the vir­tu­al sum­mit next week…this is one of our favorites, Wednes­day, Decem­ber 7thMas­ter the dig­i­tal toolk­it to har­ness life­long neu­ro­plas­tic­i­ty. Four lead­ing pio­neers of applied neu­ro­plas­tic­i­ty will help us nav­i­gate best prac­tices to har­ness most promis­ing non-inva­sive neu­rotech­nolo­gies, such as cog­ni­tive train­ing, mind­ful­ness apps, EEG and virtual/ aug­ment­ed real­i­ty.

  • Chair: Lin­da Raines, CEO of the Men­tal Health Asso­ci­a­tion of Mary­land
  • Dr. Michael Merzenich, win­ner of the 2016 Kavli Prize in Neu­ro­science
  • Dr. Jud­son Brew­er, Founder & Research Lead of Clar­i­tas Mind­sciences
  • Tan Le, CEO of Emo­tiv
  • Dr. Andrea Seri­no, Head of Neu­ro­science at Mind­Maze

Learn more & Reg­is­ter Here

I know of no bet­ter resource than the annu­al Sharp­Brains Sum­mit to explore the lat­est and what’s next. Excel­lent dis­cus­sions and over­all event.”  - Dr. Michael P. O’Don­nell,  Edi­tor-In-Chief of the Amer­i­can Jour­nal of Health Pro­mo­tion

I was impressed by the for­ward-look­ing yet prac­ti­cal dis­cus­sion about enhanc­ing human per­for­mance.” - Dr. Susan Jew­ell, Pres­i­dent of the Inter­na­tional Space Med­i­cine Con­sor­tium

A great way to gath­er cur­rent infor­ma­tion on brain health from a vari­ety of sources and to make new con­nec­tions” - Dr. Cather­ine Madi­son, Direc­tor of the Ray Dol­by Brain Health Cen­ter at Cal­i­for­nia Pacif­ic Med­ical Cen­ter

Next: Virtual reality therapies to help refine and spread mental health care

Vir­tu­al real­i­ty ther­a­py is com­ing (The Wash­ing­ton Post):

Tech­nol­o­gists have called 2016 the year of vir­tu­al real­i­ty Read the rest of this entry »

Neurotech + Virtual Reality firm MindMaze raises $100M to accelerate growth, primarily in Europe



Swiss Star­tups Delv­ing Into Vir­tu­al Real­i­ty (TechCrunch):

On the heels of the Mind­Maze round of $100 mil­lion, it is clear that Swiss tech is boom­ing and begin­ning to tick­le the curios­i­ty of inter­na­tion­al investors. Read the rest of this entry »

Trend: Combining EEG with augmented reality to reinvent brain-computer interactions



DAQRI buys EEG track­er Mel­on to build out aug­ment­ed real­i­ty hel­met (Mobi­Health News):

Mel­on, the EEG-track­ing head­band com­pa­ny that raised near­ly triple its ini­tial goal in a 2013 crowd­fund­ing cam­paign, has been acquired by DAQRI, an enter­prise aug­ment­ed real­i­ty com­pa­ny found­ed in 2010, Read the rest of this entry »

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