Time for SharpBrains’ eNewsletter tracking the latest thinking, research and tools for brain health.
This month we feature five fascinating interviews at the frontier of applied neuroscience and a recent study suggesting that “Performing memory training exercises at the same time as pedaling a stationary bike led to better gains in memory than doing the training exercises after working up a sweat…”
Enjoy the read!
- A conversation with Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg on Creativity, Neuroscience, and Technological Innovation
- Neuropsychologist Amy Serin would like to see everyone avoid the detrimental effects of an overactive stress response
- Dr. Albert Kwon wants to harness Augmented Reality to significantly ease access to Neurological Rehabilitation Therapies
- Tara Thiagarajan on building a global platform for brain research that truly captures the diversity of humanity
- Jan Samzelius on why monitoring Typing Cadence may help detect early Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease
- To maximize cognitive benefits, study suggests you exercise brain and body at the same time
- 10-year study finds that the higher the blood sugar level, the faster the cognitive decline over time — regardless of diabetic status
- New book by Steven Pinker reminds us that Technology is not destroying our Minds (but there’s always more Enlightened ways to harness it)
- The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative reaches out of neuroscience to expand its Neurodegeneration Challenge Network
- NHS Choices helps improve brain health and science literacy by reporting findings in context — as seen in this brain training & schizophrenia example
- Halo Neuroscience raises $13M to further develop and commercialize neuromodulation headset aimed at inducing “hyperplasticity”
- Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge funds program testing neurofeedback-based brain training to reduce cravings and battle opioid addiction
Finally, you may want to learn about cognition and mental self-rotation with these quick brain teasers.
Have a great month of March,
The SharpBrains Team