“Some encouraging news in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia: The rate at which older Americans are getting these conditions is declining. That’s according to [Read more…] about New studies reinforce Education and Cognitive Reserve –instead of drugs targeting beta amyloid– as most promising avenue to prolong cognitive health and reduce dementia risk
Education & Lifelong Learning
You 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 more…] about Smart brains in action: 17 Sustainable Develoment Goals (SDGs) To Build A Better World
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.
- Why “disorders of the brain” deserve at least equal attention as cardiovascular diseases and cancer
- Preliminary Agenda of the 2014 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (October 28–30th)
- Debunking Myers-Briggs personality test
- How to remember what you read
- Upgrading Education and Health in light of Neuroscience: The Frontier of Gaming?
- Study: Neurofeedback treatment for ADHD in only 12 sessions?
- News: Launch of Brain Start-up Challenge on August 1st
- Brain Resource raising $7m to expand corporate brain wellness offerings
- Under what conditions can mindfulness courses help health care workers manage stress and burnout?
- Alzheimer’s disease can be delayed through lifestyle: New, large study joins growing chorus
- One more reason to improve education and cardiovascular health in developing countries
- How big data can augment brain health clinical research
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
“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 more…] about One more reason to improve education and cardiovascular health in developing countries: to delay (underestimated) Alzheimer’s Disease
“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 more…] about Alzheimer’s disease can be delayed through lifestyle: New, large study joins growing chorus
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 more…] about London, July 17th: Upgrading Education and Health in light of Neuroscience — The Frontier of Gaming?