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Time for a new edition of SharpBrains’ e‑newsletter exploring the latest digital brain health technologies, neuroscience findings and insights for lifelong brain health and mental health.
- Survey of key scientific, technological and investment trends revolutionizing Brain Health in our Digital Age
- Is Your iPhone Really Frying Your Brain? Five Things You Need To Know
- The Canadian Centre for Aging & Brain Health Innovation (CC-ABHI) is looking for trial partners to test innovative solutions
- Consumers experiment with transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) with no regulatory oversight
- Brain scans mapping language and memory areas can help guide epilepsy-related surgeries
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) + Medication outperforms CBT alone to treat ADHD symptoms among adults. At the same time…
- To reduce heart disease and stroke risks, regulate stress and improve brain health
- UT Dallas researcher secures $2.7m grant to better monitor and address TBI-related cognitive and functional deficits
- The Mediterranean Diet seen to substantially reduce brain shrinkage among older adults
- Both maternal and parental obesity linked to young children’s neurodevelopmental delays
- Ten Important Signals to help reinvent Brain Health in the Digital Age & serve the needs of an Aging Population
- 50 Finalists from 37 countries shortlisted for the $1M Global Teacher Prize
- The One New Year’s Resolution To Help You Keep All Your New Year’s Resolutions
- Forget thinking vs. feeling dichotomy. Think/ feel holistic brain functioning
Finally, here you are a fun brain teaser to challenge your frontal lobes.
We hope you enjoy all the neuro-stimulating reading 🙂
The SharpBrains Team
“The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed” — writer and futurist William Gibson
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This is a press release that went through the wire earlier today. If you are interested, in attending the conference, you can learn more and register Here
Note that below you can find 5 out of the 12 sessions — we will announce the full track tomorrow. To get a 15% off registration fees, you can use discount code: sharp09, when you register.
The Games for Health Project, organizers of the 5th Annual Games for Health Conference, today announced its first Cognitive Health Track powered by SharpBrains, a leading market research company focused on the brain fitness and the cognitive health market.
The Cognitive Health track builds upon previous year’s sampling of sessions looking at cognitive health and fitness, expanding to a full two-day track at The Games for Health Conference, June 11–12, Boston, MA. The Conference features the largest gathering of organizations interested in the intersection between videogames, health and healthcare.
“There is already a very active cognitive health videogames industry and field of research,” said Ben Sawyer, co-founder of the Games for Health Conference. “We partnered with SharpBrains to bring their expertise in this field our conference planning. Together we have for the first time created a powerful set of sessions and a much needed conversation with researchers, thought-leaders and industry pioneers who will attend the event in June.”
The track features a dozen sessions covering research findings and partnerships, implementation in insurance, consumer and clinical settings, and special sessions looking at innovative areas such as driver safety, healthy aging, attention deficits, stroke/traumatic brain injury, schizophrenia and multiple sclerosis.
“The convergence of interactive media such as videogames with cognitive science opens the door to innovative and scalable approaches to [Read more…] about Games for Health Conference Announces First Cognitive Health Track Powered by SharpBrains