Time for a new edition of SharpBrains’ e‑newsletter, exploring a range of technologies, scientific findings and insights for brain health and mental health to better respond to the opportunities and challenges ahead.
Happy reading, and Happy Thanksgiving!
- Brain Health in the Digital Age (opens 24-slide presentation)
- Harnessing brain scans to personalize autism-related behavioral interventions
- UNICEF launches interactive digital brain development tool for young children
- Mobile, data-rich apps to monitor and promote neurocognitive health
- Mindful meditation works. Now, how to navigate the most popular options?
- For good and bad, TV ads promote higher prescribing volume of psychiatric medications
- Study debunks the “earlier is always better” myth about brain development and cognitive training
- “Could you repeat that?” Study links hearing loss to brain aging
- Improving brain fitness literacy in Japan
- New “bionic hybrid neuro chip” to improve understanding of brain function by enabling high-fidelity, long-term recordings of brain cell activity
- New funding program announced to promote brain health innovation and collaboration
Finally, we are delighted to announce five new excellent Speakers at the upcoming 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Reinventing Brain Health in the Digital Age (December 6–8, 2016):
- Mary Stuart, Senior Writer/Analyst at The MedTech Strategist
- Dr. Andrea Serino, Head of Neuroscience at MindMaze
- Linda Raines, CEO of the Mental Health Association of Maryland
- Karen Olsen, Executive Director of the Center for the Future of Public Education
- David Coleiro, Partner at Strategic North
The SharpBrains Team