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Smart brains in action: 17 Sustainable Develoment Goals (SDGs) To Build A Better World

SDGsYou may have already seen in the news that the U.N. Dreams Big: 17 Huge New Goals To Build A Bet­ter World (NPR):

At the Unit­ed Nations Gen­er­al Assem­bly this week­end in New York, U.N. mem­ber states are set to adopt the new Sus­tain­able Devel­op­ment Goals. The goals are meant to guide devel­op­ment pri­or­i­ties around the globe over the next 15 years Read the rest of this entry »

Update: Test your stress level with this fun brain teaser

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Time for Sharp­Brains’ July 2014 e-newslet­ter, fea­tur­ing a wealth of thought-pro­vok­ing insights, sci­ence reports…and this fun brain teas­er to deter­mine your stress lev­el.

New think­ing:

New tools:

New sci­ence:

Final­ly, you may also want to try this teas­er to test your cog­ni­tive bias­es.

Enjoy, and have a great month of August!

 

The Sharp­Brains Team

One more reason to improve education and cardiovascular health in developing countries: to delay (underestimated) Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer_Word_cloud_conceptAlzheimer’s Cas­es Severe­ly Under­es­ti­mat­ed in Devel­op­ing Nations (Bloomberg):

Alzheimer’s cas­es are great­ly under­es­ti­mat­ed in East Asia, Sub-Saha­ran Africa and Colom­bia, researchers said, which may lead to poor pol­i­cy mak­ing and inad­e­quate health-care ser­vices. Read the rest of this entry »

Alzheimer’s disease can be delayed through lifestyle: New, large study joins growing chorus

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Hard Evi­dence We Can Slow Alzheimer’s By Exer­cis­ing The Body And The Mind (Forbes):

Alzheimer’s dis­ease is one of the most feared diag­noses among patients…once the dis­ease has been diag­nosed, there is noth­ing mod­ern med­i­cine can do to stop it.

But it can be slowed, and a new study pre­sent­ed Read the rest of this entry »

London, July 17th: Upgrading Education and Health in light of Neuroscience — The Frontier of Gaming?

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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 the rest of this entry »

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