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Neuroengineering pioneer Randal Koene to discuss neural interfaces at the 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit

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Proud to announce one great addition to the incredible Speaker Roster for the upcoming the 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 5-7th).

Dr. Randal Koene is the Lead Scientist at Kernel, a $100-million-funded start-up building advanced neural interfaces to treat disease and dysfunction, illuminate the mechanisms of intelligence, and extend cognition. A neuroscientist and neuroengineer, Read the rest of this entry »

Emerging best practices to personalize brain health via new imaging methods and human/ artificial intelligence

This presentation took place at the 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 6-8th, 2016).

–> Learn more about the upcoming 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Brain Enhancement in the Digital Age (December 5-7th, 2017).

Tough brain teasers, with answers, courtesy of NSA employees

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According to NSA’s Puzzle Periodical, “Intelligence. It’s the ability to think abstractly. Challenge the unknown. Solve the impossible. NSA employees work on some of the world’s most demanding and exhilarating high-tech engineering challenges. Applying complex algorithms and expressing difficult cryptographic problems in terms of mathematics is part of the work NSA employees do every day.”

You can try a couple of their recent, and quite tough, brain teasers here:

More brain teasers, games and illusions here.

Book review: Grit is a tool in the toolbox, not the silver bullet

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West Point cadets endure a grueling level of physical exertion, emotional challenge, and social abuse. The standards for completing the training are high, as is the dropout rate.

According to psychologist Angela Duckworth, who has studied these cadets, what sets the graduates apart from those who don’t complete the training Read the rest of this entry »

10 Brain Transformers: A Poem

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As we enter an era of a transforming cerebrals

there will soon be “Mind­ful” wearables

to concentrate, meditate and self regulate

Did I just see you drop your jawbone at the gate?

Charge yourself to a calming or energizing state

Enhance memory and you are now feeling great

Your life may soon be in a different motion

With Elec­tri­cal and mag­netic brain stimulation

Not just in games or Read the rest of this entry »

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