Time for SharpBrains’ September e‑newsletter, this time discussing a range of topics from meditation research to the first FDA-cleared digital therapeutic to upcoming events at the frontier of applied brain science. Also, a warning: Parents, coaches, teachers, –you can read why below– let’s find safer sports for kids to play than American football.
- New book by Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson describes how long-term meditation can improve our minds, brains, and bodies
- Study shows how online mindfulness interventions can reduce work-related rumination and fatigue, and improve sleep quality
- Playing American football before age 12 is linked to long-term neuropsychiatric and cognitive problems
- Explore the future with David Bartrés-Faz, Principal Investigator of the Barcelona Brain Health Initiative
- FDA clears first CBT-based digital therapeutic to treat substance abuse disorders
- 10 Solvers selected @ MIT Solve’s Brain Health Challenge
- Virtual reality games and related neurotechnologies spark a new generation of dementia & cognitive tests
- Belén Guerra-Carrillo to speak about Cognition, Learning and How to Conduct a 200,000-participant Study at the 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit
- Announcement: The Brainnovations Pitch Contest is Accepting Submissions!
- Two Alvaros leading brain health @ BrainFutures 2017
- An amazing ecosystem for brain health & enhancement: 12 Sponsors and Partners @ 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit
- October 6–7th in Stanford University: Virtual Reality and Behavior Change in Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
- Brain Longevity Therapy Training, by The Alzheimer’s Research & Prevention Foundation, to take place October 19th-22nd
- Dr. Tom Insel and 12 other world-class brain experts confirmed to Speak @ 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 5–7th, 2017)
- Final 10 days to submit nominations for the Global Teacher Prize 2018
Have a great month of October!
The SharpBrains Team