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Mixed reactions on the development of digital biomarkers and growth of Mindstrong Health

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(More on the pos­i­tive side, at MIT Tech­nol­o­gy Review) The smart­phone app that can tell you’re depressed before you know it your­self:

There are about 45 mil­lion peo­ple in the US alone with a men­tal ill­ness, and those ill­ness­es and their cours­es of treat­ment can vary tremen­dous­ly. But there is some­thing most of those peo­ple have in com­mon: a smart­phone Read the rest of this entry »

Next week in San Francisco: Experiential Technology and NeuroGaming Conference

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Quick reminder: Sharp­Brains’ IP Ana­lyst Nikhil Sri­ra­man will mod­er­ate a fas­ci­nat­ing ses­sion Val­i­dat­ed Neu­roW­ell­ness: A New Fron­tier– at the Expe­ri­en­tial Tech­nol­o­gy and Neu­roGam­ing Con­fer­ence, May 17–18th (see pro­mo code below, if you want to reg­is­ter).

Pan­el descrip­tion: Well­ness dig­i­tal tech­nol­o­gy prod­ucts that claim to improve our cog­ni­tive and emo­tion­al health, Read the rest of this entry »

May 17–18th @ San Francisco: Experiential Technology and NeuroGaming Conference

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Heads-up: Sharp­Brains’ IP Ana­lyst Nikhil Sri­ra­man will mod­er­ate the ses­sion Val­i­dat­ed Neu­roW­ell­ness: A New Fron­tier at the upcom­ing Expe­ri­en­tial Tech­nol­o­gy and Neu­roGam­ing Con­fer­ence (see pro­mo code below, if inter­est­ed).

Pan­el descrip­tion: Well­ness dig­i­tal tech­nol­o­gy prod­ucts that claim to improve our cog­ni­tive and emo­tion­al health, Read the rest of this entry »

The real brain drain: How unemployment depletes cognitive and emotional resources

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How Unem­ploy­ment Impacts Your Per­son­al­i­ty (Entre­pre­neur):

Unem­ploy­ment is no cake­walk. It’s well doc­u­ment­ed that an invol­un­tary job­less state can take a steep toll on one’s emo­tion­al and phys­i­cal health, and now new research illu­mi­nates a more sub­tle, if high­ly cor­ro­sive, con­se­quence the inabil­i­ty to find work can have on a per­son. In short, it appears that unem­ploy­ment has the pow­er to change what we gen­er­al­ly con­sid­er rel­a­tive­ly fixed – i.e., it can alter Read the rest of this entry »

10 Ways To Improve Health & Well-being Based On Latest Non-Invasive Neurotechnologies

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Last month I had the for­tune to join over 1,900 pio­neers from 90 coun­tries at the World Eco­nom­ic Forum’s Annu­al Meet­ing in Tian­jin, Chi­na, to dis­cuss how inno­va­tion can improve the state of the world.

Through­out hun­dreds of pan­els, work­shops, pri­vate meet­ings and social gath­er­ings, we exam­ined how to deal with cli­mate change, how to invest in pub­lic infra­struc­ture, how to bet­ter reg­u­late finan­cial ser­vices, and dozens of oth­er press­ing top­ics. In address­ing these issues, every­one — inde­pen­dent of nation­al­i­ty or dis­ci­pline – brought to the table our most pre­cious asset: the amaz­ing Human Brain.

Dur­ing stim­u­lat­ing and cap­ti­vat­ing ses­sions we explored Read the rest of this entry »

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