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Researchers stress need for neurotechnologies to protect the mental dimension of individuals and groups, especially mental privacy and integrity

Image: Ars Elec­tron­i­ca | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

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From Health­care to War­fare: How to Reg­u­late Brain Tech­nol­o­gy (Uni­ver­si­ty of Basel press release):

The term “dual-use” refers to tech­nol­o­gy that can be used for both ben­e­fi­cial (i.e., med­ical) and harm­ful (i.e., mil­i­tary of ter­ror­is­tic) aims. Until recent­ly, most dual-use tech­nol­o­gy emerged espe­cial­ly in virol­o­gy and bac­te­ri­ol­o­gy. In the last years, how­ev­er, mil­i­tary-fund­ed research has entered the domain of neu­ro­science and neu­rotech­nol­o­gy.

This has result­ed in a rapid growth in brain tech­nol­o­gy pro­to­types aimed at Read the rest of this entry »

Webinar tomorrow Wednesday: Wire your brain for success

wire-your-brainSoulaima Gourani and Alvaro Fer­nan­dez will meet online and tell all you need to know on how to Train Your Brain For Suc­cess. Why? Because with­out a strong under­stand­ing of your brain, you will always be sub­ject to your fears, emo­tions and lim­it­ing beliefs.

Sign up for this webi­nar and learn:

  • How to Get a Sharp Brain
  • How to Make good and ratio­nal deci­sions in your life
  • How to See what you do not see (bias­es)
  • How to design your future life and get to live the life you real­ly want (it all begins in your brain)
  • And final­ly some brain facts (what you sim­ply should know about the brain)

Learn more and reg­is­ter HERE.

Study: Mindful meditation works. Now, how to navigate the most popular options?

mindfulness class—–

Many begin­ner med­i­ta­tors, myself includ­ed, start out with a mind­ful breath­ing med­i­ta­tion: one breath in, one breath out, the mind wan­ders, you bring it back.

Armed with an app guid­ing me through Read the rest of this entry »

Survey: Which is a more important brain function, to recognize and manage one’s emotions or the ability to multi-task?

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Please answer this ques­tion and a few oth­er to help us bet­ter under­stand your thoughts and beliefs about brain health, and how we may be able to serve you bet­ter (should take no more than 5 min­utes to com­plete it):

Take the survey

Thank you!

August e-newsletter: Inside Out, Coffee, Stress, Poverty, Exercise, Brain Training, and more SharpBrains News

Inside-Out.

Time for Sharp­Brains’ August e-newslet­ter, wrap­ping up this month’s key brain-relat­ed news and stud­ies, and fea­tur­ing Four “Inside Out” insights to dis­cuss and improve our kids’ emo­tion­al lives (and our own).

New studies:

New thinking:

New tools:

Final­ly, a reminder to Save the Date for 2015 Sharp­Brains Vir­tual Sum­mit (Novem­ber 17–19th), where lead­ing experts will dis­cuss Mon­i­tor­ing Enhanc­ing Brain Health in the Per­va­sive Neu­rotech­nol­ogy Era.

To reg­is­ter with 10% dis­count, use this code: sharp2015.

Have a great month of Sep­tem­ber.

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