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Maximizing the mental health and performance of leaders, artists, scientists…and astronauts

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That will be the focus of the fourth ses­sion at the 2014 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit (Octo­ber 28–30th, 2014). We hope you can join us!

Max­i­miz­ing the men­tal health and per­for­mance of lead­ers, artists, scientists…and astro­nauts

  • Ed Batista, Exec­u­tive Coach and Instruc­tor at Stan­ford Busi­ness School
  • Dr. Susan Jew­ell, Founder of the Inter­na­tional Space Med­i­cine Con­sor­tium
  • Dr. Robert Bilder, Chief of Med­ical Psy­chol­o­gy-Neu­ropsy­chol­o­gy at UCLA Semel Insti­tute for Neu­ro­science
  • Chair: Maseena ZieglerAuthor, Forbes Con­trib­u­tor & World Eco­nomic Forum Young Glob­al Leader

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Ask your Questions about Brain Fitness and Personal Brain Management

Heads-up: the most brain-friend­ly book dis­cus­sion start­ed today Fri­day, Jan­u­ary 10th, and you can already Send Your Ques­tions to 7 world-class experts! These are the two first webchats in the series: Read the rest of this entry »

How can Big Data help upgrade brain care?

You can now enjoy the slide deck from this ses­sion, which took place at the 2013 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit (Sep­tem­ber 19–20th). Read the rest of this entry »

Robert Bilder: We are embarking on the next stage of human evolution

Robert Bilder

Robert Bilder, PhD

What is your cur­rent job title and orga­ni­za­tion, and what excites you the most about work­ing there?
I’m the Ten­nen­baum Fam­i­ly Pro­fes­sor of Cre­ativ­i­ty Research at UCLA’s Semel Insti­tute for Neu­ro­science & Human Behav­ior. The Semel Insti­tute and UCLA over­all are amaz­ing places to be involved in high­ly col­lab­o­ra­tive trans-dis­ci­pli­nary research.

Please tell us about your inter­est in applied brain sci­ence. What areas are you most inter­est­ed in? What moti­vat­ed you to pur­sue work in your field?
I’m a clin­i­cal neu­ro-psy­chol­o­gist inter­est­ed in under­stand­ing how we can deploy new neu­ro­science knowl­edge to change our brains. I believe we are embark­ing on the next stage of human evo­lu­tion! Read the rest of this entry »

Brain fitness meets HRV and EEG biometrics and neuroinformatics

As an active par­tic­i­pant in the Open­ViBE project (a soft­ware plat­form to design, test and use Brain-Com­put­er Inter­faces), in sci­en­tif­ic as well as tech­ni­cal capac­i­ties, I have long been focused on ways to process, ana­lyze and put brain sig­nals to prac­ti­cal use. When I start­ed read­ing on the sub­ject of brain fit­ness a few years ago, I rec­og­nized the poten­tial to enhance a vari­ety of brain train­ing approach­es, from med­i­ta­tion to cog­ni­tive train­ing, by deploy­ing Read the rest of this entry »

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