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Lifestyle and neurotechnology over genetics

Dear col­league,

It’s remark­able how quick­ly things are chang­ing, final­ly, in brain health and men­tal health — see for exam­ple what’s new with Inter­ax­on, Akili, Neu­raMetrix, Apple, Calm, Halo Neu­ro­science, Mind­strong Health, Novar­tis, Pear Ther­a­peu­tics, and life­long neu­ro­ge­n­e­sis, all in the last 6 months!

Please enjoy the May edi­tion of Sharp­Brains eNewslet­ter below, and con­sid­er join­ing the Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit this Decem­ber to dis­cuss the lat­est and help shape the next 🙂

New research:

New tools:

 

Have a great month of June,

 

The Sharp­Brains Team

Update: The Neurotech Revolution Could Lead To ‘Frankenstein’ Brains. Here’s How We Avoid It

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Time for Sharp­Brains’ August e‑newsletter, this time start­ing with a con­ver­sa­tion whose time has come…

New thinking:

Year 2030, your col­lege-age daugh­ter, who has nor­mal hear­ing, has been pound­ing on you to get the lat­est hear­ing aid that allows one to can­cel out noise on demand, ampli­fy select­ed ambi­ent con­ver­sa­tions at will, and can eas­i­ly con­nect to the music store. Should you buy one for her? Maybe you should buy one not only for her, but also for you as you enter your 60s? Keep read­ing The Neu­rotech Rev­o­lu­tion Could Lead To ‘Franken­stein’ Brains. Here’s How We Avoid It

New research:

New tools:

Upcoming events (and discount codes):

 

Have a great Sep­tem­ber!

 

The Sharp­Brains Team

Next week in San Francisco: Experiential Technology and NeuroGaming Conference

experiential-technology-and-neurogaming—–

Quick reminder: Sharp­Brains’ IP Ana­lyst Nikhil Sri­ra­man will mod­er­ate a fas­ci­nat­ing ses­sion Val­i­dat­ed Neu­roW­ell­ness: A New Fron­tier– at the Expe­ri­en­tial Tech­nol­o­gy and Neu­roGam­ing Con­fer­ence, May 17–18th (see pro­mo code below, if you want to reg­is­ter).

Pan­el descrip­tion: Well­ness dig­i­tal tech­nol­o­gy prod­ucts that claim to improve our cog­ni­tive and emo­tion­al health, Read the rest of this entry »

Maker of “neuro” functional drinks settles false advertising complaint

neuro-drinksFol­low­ing Civ­il Com­plaint, Neu­ro to Update Labels and Change Mar­ket­ing Prac­tices (BevNet):

Neu­ro­brands LLC, the mak­er of Neu­ro drinks, has agreed to set­tle a civ­il com­plaint alleg­ing the com­pa­ny engaged in false adver­tis­ing and vio­lat­ed fed­er­al food safe­ty laws and reg­u­la­tions. The com­plaint was filed by the city of San­ta Mon­i­ca Read the rest of this entry »

May 17–18th @ San Francisco: Experiential Technology and NeuroGaming Conference

experiential-technology-and-neurogaming—–

Heads-up: Sharp­Brains’ IP Ana­lyst Nikhil Sri­ra­man will mod­er­ate the ses­sion Val­i­dat­ed Neu­roW­ell­ness: A New Fron­tier at the upcom­ing Expe­ri­en­tial Tech­nol­o­gy and Neu­roGam­ing Con­fer­ence (see pro­mo code below, if inter­est­ed).

Pan­el descrip­tion: Well­ness dig­i­tal tech­nol­o­gy prod­ucts that claim to improve our cog­ni­tive and emo­tion­al health, Read the rest of this entry »

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