Pioneers advancing health research, prevention and treatment helped us understand emerging best practices where [Read more…] about How to measure and improve brain-based outcomes that matter in health care
We are delighted to invite SharpBrains friends to discover the future of applied neuroscience and gaming at a cocktail evening in London on Thursday July 17th, hosted by Brainbow in collaboration with Strategic North and SharpBrains. [Read more…] about London, July 17th: Upgrading Education and Health in light of Neuroscience — The Frontier of Gaming?
Who said, “So for me the most exciting takeaway from this year’s CES (Consumer Electronics Show) isn’t the smart car or the smart home, it’s the smart person…” You can find the answer, and many insights on brain health innovation, by reading SharpBrains’ January 2013 eNewsletter. Enjoy!
- Digital health meets consumer electronics and brain training, by Dr. Evian Gordon and Dr. Gregory Bayer
- Retooling Brain Care With Low-Cost, Data-Driven Technologies, by Alvaro Fernandez
- A conversation on ‘The Optimism Bias’ with neuroscientist Tali Sharot, by David Coleiro
- Why scientific literacy and learning enhance brain function and neural health, by Hemal Pathak, PhD
- Best brain health fitness tip? “Never let status quo be an option”, with Dr. Sandra Chapman
- 10 predictions on how digital platforms will transform brain health in 2013, by Alvaro Fernandez
- Why, to improve memory, we need to think of the brain as a system, with Alvaro Fernandez
- Quick poll: 71% would take an “annual mental check-up”
Note: We’ll host a 90- minute webinar on Wednesday, February 6th, to discuss the main analysis and forecasts from SharpBrains’ new market report “The Digital Brain Health Market 2012–2020: Web-based, mobile and biometrics-based technology to assess, monitor and enhance cognition and brain functioning,” and to connect them with main take aways from CES 2013 and the just finished World Economic Forum.
–> To learn how to access the webinar and the report, click HERE
I was asked to contribute to this weekend’s TEDWeekend on how “Simple Solutions Can Heal the Masses,” by commenting on a great TEDTalk by Max Little, “A Test For Parkinson’s With A Phone Call.”
Enjoy, share, and please add your two cents to my article: Retooling Brain Care With Low-Cost, Data-Driven Technologies (The Huffington Post)
“Despite the need for more research, Giffords’ story shows the potential of the treatments now available. But according to Susan Connors, the president of the Brain Injury Association of America, what treatment you receive depends heavily on your state, insurance plan (or lack of one), hospital and the people advocating for you.” [Read more…] about Brain Injury Care: Treatment and Reimbursement Challenges
Here you have the July edition of our monthly eNewslet ter covering cognitive health and brain fitness topics. Please remem ber that you can subscribe to receive this free Brain Fitness eNewsletter by email, using the box in the right column.
Technology to upgrade brain care: In this extensive interview, Dr. John Docherty helps connect the dots on why new frameworks and tools are a must to put recent brain research to good use. A must read for all professionals in the field.
Findings from NIH Expert Panel: The American Society on Aging asked Alvaro Fernandez to comment on the findings from a major cognitive health research review by the National Institutes of Health. Lifestyle still matters, and protective factors against cognitive decline are led by cognitive training, physical activity and cognitive engagement.
Scientific critique of BBC brain training experiment: Dr. Elizabeth Zelinski shares her concerns about the April 2010 BBC study, which included substantial and unexplained dropout rates, and questionable outcome measurement and interpretation.
San Francisco Bay Area study seeks participants: The Gazzaley Lab at UCSF is looking for participants aged 20–59 to explore the impact of distraction and multitasking on performance across the lifespan.
What impressed Innovation Awards Judging Panel: Get some insight into what most impressed the Judging Panel about each Winner and Finalist of the 2010 Brain Fitness Innovation Awards.
New — SharpBrains’ 2010 Market Report: SharpBrains’ flagship, 207-page, third annual market report finds continued growth for digital technologies to assess, enhance and treat cognition.
To manage brain fitness through life, we need to put puzzle pieces together: innovative tools to help us better monitor our cognitive health and take informed action are badly needed.…and already emerging.
The internet will fry your brain. Sure: In his latest book, Nicholas Carr does a great job highlighting the implications of lifelong neuroplasticity, but picks the wrong enemy.
“Serious Games”: Can video games inspire people to perform acts of altruism? Kyle Smith reports.
Yahoo Optical Illusions and teasers: Yahoo! has created an expanded section of illusions and teasers, and we were glad to contribute to it. Enjoy…and have a great summer!