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Report: We are at the dawn of the Pervasive Neurotechnology age — witness the work by Nielsen, Microsoft, Posit Science, Jawbone, Accenture, NeuroSky, Medtronic, GE and more

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– Source: Per­va­sive Neu­rotech­nol­o­gy — A Ground­break­ing Analy­sis of 10,000+ Patent Fil­ings Trans­form­ing Med­i­cine, Health, Enter­tain­ment and Busi­ness

We are at the dawn of the per­va­sive neu­rotech­nol­o­gy age, when our every­day tech­nolo­gies inter­face with the user’s brain and mind, when devel­op­ers big and small har­ness the lat­est emo­tion­al, cog­ni­tive, sen­so­ry and behav­ioral tech­nolo­gies to cre­ate rad­i­cal­ly new expe­ri­ences to engage con­sumers and pro­fes­sion­als world­wide. Read the rest of this entry »

10 Neurotechnologies About to Transform Brain Enhancement and Brain Health

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30,000+ sci­en­tists and pro­fes­sion­als gath­ered for the annu­al Soci­ety for Neu­ro­science con­fer­ence in Chica­go last month, prov­ing the grow­ing inter­est and activ­i­ties to bet­ter under­stand the inner work­ings of the human brain, and to dis­cov­er ways and tech­nolo­gies to enhance its health and per­for­mance.

Now, which of all those ongo­ing efforts are clos­er to touch­ing our lives, to empow­er con­sumers, patients and health pro­fes­sion­als? Read the rest of this entry »

The Neurotechnology Revolution: “The future is here; it’s just not evenly distributed yet”

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On Tues­day, Sep­tem­ber 29th, 2015, the Potomac Insti­tute for Pol­i­cy Stud­ies host­ed a sem­i­nar in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Sharp­Brains titled, “The Neu­rotech­nol­o­gy Rev­o­lu­tion: Mar­ket Trends & Impacts”. The sem­i­nar sought to ini­ti­ate a dis­cus­sion of the grow­ing trends in fund­ing and mar­ket devel­op­ment based on two recent­ly released reports on emerg­ing neu­rotech­nol­o­gy by Potomac Insti­tute and Sharp­Brains. Read the rest of this entry »

Good news: The Digital Revolution meets the Human Brain (as evidenced by the explosion of neurotech patent filings)

PatentExample_neurotechOur brain is at the core of every­thing we do, from the every-day deci­sions we make to the epic emo­tions we feel when we fall in love. Giv­en its vital role in our lives, it is great news that two of the most well-fund­ed research pro­grams in the world focus on the brain sci­ences: Read the rest of this entry »

Neurotech to become pervasive within and beyond the medical domain

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Brain tech­nol­o­gy patents soar as com­pa­nies get inside people’s heads (Reuters):

From ways to eaves­drop on brains and learn what adver­tise­ments excite con­sumers, to devices that alle­vi­ate depres­sion, the num­ber of U.S. patents award­ed for “neu­rotech­nol­o­gy” has soared since 2010, accord­ing to an analy­sis released on Wednes­day. Read the rest of this entry »

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