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Mens sana in corpore sano…and vice versa (interview in Spanish)

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La soledad es tan per­ju­di­cial para la salud como fumar 15 cig­a­r­ril­los al día” (La Van­guardia):

Respec­to al peso total del cuer­po, más bien pesa poco. Unos 1.400 gramos. Y sus dimen­siones tam­poco son para tirar cohetes: ron­da los 1.300 cen­tímet­ros cúbi­cos. Pero a pesar de su reduci­do tamaño, su reper­cusión sobre el ser humano es incal­cu­la­ble. En él reside, ni más ni menos, que la mente y la con­cien­cia del indi­vid­uo. Sí, hablam­os del cere­bro, Read the rest of this entry »

What are the most promising lifestyle and tech options to harness lifelong neuroplasticity?

What are the most promis­ing lifestyle and tech options to har­ness life­long neu­ro­plas­tic­i­ty, and what are key road­blocks ahead? (record­ing requires reg­is­tra­tion; view slid­edeck above or Here)

  • Dr. Álvaro Pas­cual-Leone, Direc­tor of the Beren­son-Allen Cen­ter for Non­in­va­sive Brain Stim­u­la­tion at Beth Israel Dea­coness Med­ical Cen­ter
  • Dr. David Bartrés-Faz, Prin­ci­pal Inves­ti­ga­tor of the Barcelona Brain Health Ini­tia­tive (BBHI)
  • Dr. Simone Schurle, Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor for Respon­sive Bio­med­ical Sys­tems at the Swiss Fed­er­al Insti­tute of Tech­nol­o­gy
  • Chaired byDr. David Bach, Founder and Pres­i­dent of the Platy­pus Insti­tute

Slid­edeck above sup­port­ed ses­sion held dur­ing the 2017 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit: Brain Health & Enhance­ment in the Dig­i­tal Age (Decem­ber 5–7th).

Explore the Future of Public Health & Brain Health with David Bartrés-Faz, PI of the Barcelona Brain Health Initiative

We’re hap­py to announce that David Bartrés-Faz, Prin­ci­pal Inves­ti­ga­tor of the new Barcelona Brain Health Ini­tia­tive, will be speak­ing at the 2017 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit (Decem­ber 5–7th).

The Barcelona Brain Health Ini­tia­tive (BBHI) is a new research project pro­mot­ed by the Insti­tut Guttmann, with the sup­port from mem­bers of Har­vard Cat­a­lyst and Har­vard Med­ical School, already recruit­ing over 3,000 healthy vol­un­teers (with­out med­ical diag­no­sis of neu­ro­log­i­cal dis­ease or psy­chi­atric con­di­tion) between 40 and 65 years old. Dur­ing the next few years Read the rest of this entry »

Dr. Tom Insel and 12 other world-class brain experts confirmed to Speak @ 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 5–7th, 2017)

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We are proud to share what’s already shap­ing up to be a quite spec­tac­u­lar and unique Speak­ing Ros­ter at the 2017 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit, start­ing with Thomas R. lnsel, MD, a psy­chi­a­trist, neu­ro­sci­en­tist, and cur­rent­ly a co-founder and Pres­i­dent of Mind­strong Health. From 2002–2015, Dr. Insel served as Direc­tor of the Nation­al Insti­tute of Men­tal Health (NIMH), Read the rest of this entry »

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