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Next week in San Francisco: Experiential Technology and NeuroGaming Conference

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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 »

Update: Dementia rates in the UK significantly lower than forecasted, highlighting the protective role of lifestyle and education

-- Incidence rate of dementia per 1,000 person years in CFAS I and CFAS II by age at baseline interview. Natural scale. Source: Study below

– Inci­dence rate of demen­tia per 1,000 per­son years in CFAS I (twen­ty years ago) and CFAS II (now) by age at base­line inter­view. Source: Study linked below.

 

 

Time for a new edi­tion of Sharp­Brains’ eNewslet­ter, full of fas­ci­nat­ing brain stud­ies and emerg­ing think­ing and tools for life­long men­tal health and per­for­mance. Hap­py read­ing!

New research:

New thinking:

New tools:

 

Final­ly, thank you very much to the 191 reg­is­tered par­tic­i­pants in our very stim­u­lat­ing April 21st vir­tu­al lec­ture. You should already have received access to the full record­ing and oth­er mate­ri­als, but please con­tact us if you have any prob­lem.

Have a great month of May!

The Sharp­Brains Team

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 »

Next: How can virtual reality–while going mainstream–be used to promote cognition and experience?

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Vir­tu­al real­i­ty star­tups take users to anoth­er dimen­sion (CCTV Amer­i­ca):

Vir­tu­al real­i­ty has tak­en a leap for­ward this year with major com­pa­nies and numer­ous star­tups offer­ing tech­nolo­gies that take users to anoth­er dimen­sion. It’s actu­al­ly part of a grow­ing field called neu­rogam­ing – where all the sen­sa­tions of mind and body meet for an immer­sive expe­ri­ence. 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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