Survey: Firms should innovate to better integrate brain health into L&D, training, leadership programs

2024 Sur­vey of Brain Health Trends and Beliefs Among Experts and Ear­ly Adopters, con­duct­ed by the think tank Sharp­Brains. 85% of respon­dents favor incor­po­rat­ing brain health into reg­u­lar com­pa­ny health, train­ing and L&D activ­i­ties. 95% con­sid­er essen­tial man­ag­ing stress­ful sit­u­a­tions at work. 87% has expe­ri­enced brain and men­tal ben­e­fits of phys­i­cal exer­cise, 65% of improved nutrition,…

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Never stop wondering” — Sharon Begley, science journalist, RIP

We are deeply sad­dened to hear that Sharon Beg­ley, one of the most exem­plary sci­ence jour­nal­ist of our times, died on Sat­ur­day, Jan­u­ary 16th. She was always full of curios­i­ty, high stan­dards and excel­lent writ­ing about all things sci­ence, with a long­stand­ing inter­est in brain and mind research. May she rest in peace, and may her…

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Update: Four tips to practice good mental hygiene during the coronavirus outbreak

__ Time for a new edi­tion of Sharp­Brains’ e‑newsletter, fea­tur­ing this time 14 time­ly news and resources for men­tal health and brain health inno­va­tion. First of all, let’s remain safe, healthy, and cen­tered dur­ing the cur­rent health cri­sis by fol­low­ing these tips pro­vid­ed by the Greater Good Sci­ence Cen­ter at UC Berke­ley: 1. Stay calm and…

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Can brain training work? Yes, if it meets these 5 conditions

In a mod­ern soci­ety we are con­front­ed with a wide range of increas­ing­ly abstract and inter­con­nect­ed prob­lems. Suc­cess­ful­ly deal­ing with such an envi­ron­ment requires a high­ly fit brain, capa­ble of adapt­ing to new sit­u­a­tions and chal­lenges through­out life. Con­se­quent­ly, we expect cross-train­ing the brain to soon become as main­stream as cross-train­ing the body is today,…

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