Time for SharpBrains’ December e‑newsletter, featuring a wide range of insights on brain health and innovation, and a deep analysis of this new study that found large gaps between research and practice in ADHD diagnosis and treatment. Did you know, for example, that over 40% of diagnoses, and over 70% of the treatment plans, fall short of the guidelines established by the American Academy of Pediatrics?
- Study finds large gaps between research and practice in ADHD diagnosis and treatment
- Internet-based screening can help detect aging-related cognitive deficits
- Cognitive development across the lifespan (young minds’ edition)
- Study: For healthy older adults, social brain training offers the most clear benefits
- How can front-line professionals incorporate brain health innovation to their practices
- Must-read interview with George Rebok, PhD: Can cognitive training help aging brains?
- Top 14 Brain Fitness News in 2014: Research, Assessments and Training
- 127 scientists challenge the purported brain training “consensus”
- Carving Out Future Brain Health Directions + Expo Day
- Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) as depression treatment: much promise, some DIY risks
- Scaling up meditation and mindfulness via wellness programs and biofeedback sensors
- Best practices to assess and enhance brain function via mobile devices and wearables
Finally, we are proud to share that The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance is Amazon’s #1 Bestseller in Preventive Medicine (and the Spanish edition is #1 en Medicina).
Have a great 2015! Feliz 2015!