A couple weeks ago I attended the Entertainment Software and Cognitive Neurotherapeutics Conference, ESCoNS, at the University of California San Francisco. The speakers’ talks were insightful, surprising, and inspiring in many regards. The purpose of this meeting was to bring together great minds in a variety of fields from neuroscience to game design and to come up with some ideas how to make game based cognitive training a reality as an effective therapy for many of today’s most challenging disorders and deficits. Many of the scientists also thought that game based therapies for cognitive deficits could be used as enhancement tools for healthy individuals as well. [Read more…] about Gaming and Neuroscience: Opportunities and Challenges
> September 19–20th, San Francisco, CA: Translating Neuroscience Into Marketable Therapeutic Interventions, at the Entertainment Software and Cognitive Neurotherapeutics Society (ESCoNS). Details Here.
> September 23rd, Los Gatos, CA: The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness, at Los Gatos Public Library. Details Here.
> November 8th, San Francisco, CA: Brain Fitness for Adaptive Organizations, at the 2011 NeuroLeadership Summit. Details Here.