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McLaren and MindMaze race to the future


F1’s McLaren Rac­ing Extends Neu­rotech­nol­o­gy Part­ner­ship With Mind­Maze (Sport­Techie):

For­mu­la 1 team McLaren Rac­ing has signed a mul­ti-year part­ner­ship with Swiss neu­rotech­nol­o­gy firm Mind­Maze to con­tin­ue test­ing neu­rosens­ing tech­nol­o­gy on its dri­vers.

MindMaze’s com­bi­na­tion of vir­tu­al real­i­ty, motion cap­ture and EEG brain scans has pre­vi­ous­ly Read the rest of this entry »

On Awe, Healthy Eating, Mental Health, Ethical Neurotech, and more


Time to wrap-up anoth­er very active month with our Sharp­Brains e‑newsletter sum­ma­riz­ing excit­ing devel­op­ments in brain research, health­care and tech­nol­o­gy — plus a cou­ple fun brain teasers to spark curios­i­ty and inno­va­tion 🙂

New brain research:

New thinking about brain & mental health:

Emerging neurotech and digital brain health:

Finally, a couple fun brain teasers:


Have a excel­lent Hal­loween…


The Sharp­Brains Team

Awesome: Brain scans shed light on the brain networks supporting Awe


When was the last time you expe­ri­enced awe?

Per­haps you were stopped in your tracks by a beau­ti­ful vista on a recent hike, or cap­ti­vat­ed by a paint­ing at your local art muse­um, or moved to tears at a con­cert or church. Or maybe you were just sit­ting on your couch breath­less­ly watch­ing an episode of Plan­et Earth. What­ev­er it was, you prob­a­bly weren’t think­ing much about your­self or your to-do list.

What makes awe so trans­port­ing, over­whelm­ing, even mys­ti­cal at times? Researchers explored this ques­tion in a recent study pub­lished in the jour­nal Human Brain Map­ping (details below) by exam­in­ing what the brain is doing when peo­ple have an awe expe­ri­ence. Read the rest of this entry »

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