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Expo Day this Thursday, December 8th to showcase latest brain health innovation by leading developers, universities, and practitioners

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 20:44:26 +0000

—– Heads-up: During Expo Day (this Thursday, December 8th) several great Partners and Sponsors of the 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit will showcase their latest initiatives and solutions. This is the schedule of activities–we hope you can join us! 8.30-9am. Charlie Hartwell, Operating Partner at The Bridge Builders Collaborative, will present an Overview of the Mind Training Space. […]



Take cognitive/ emotional assessments and therapies to scale

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 16:03:21 +0000

—– Looking forward to the virtual summit next week…we can’t wait to explore and discuss, on Tuesday, December 6th — how to Take cognitive/ emotional assessments and therapies to scale. Three digital health entrepreneurs–who have collectively raised over $75 million in venture capital in the last 18 months– and an investor will discuss their respective visions […]



Master the digital toolkit to harness lifelong neuroplasticity

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:35:55 +0000

—– We’re looking forward to many great sessions at the virtual summit next week…this is one of our favorites, Wednesday, December 7th — Master the digital toolkit to harness lifelong neuroplasticity. Four leading pioneers of applied neuroplasticity will help us navigate best practices to harness most promising non-invasive neurotechnologies, such as cognitive training, mindfulness apps, EEG and […]



Final 3 days to join 160+ pioneers and help reinvent brain health in the digital age

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:08:44 +0000

—– Dear SharpBrains reader, Please consider joining what promises to be a comprehensive and very stimulating conversation about best ways to reinvent brain health in the digital age. So far we are counting on 160+ sharp brains in 16 countries — and the more the merrier! Since the event is fully virtual, it requires no […]



The American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN) launches Disruptive Technology Initiative to shape the future of Neuropsychology

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:51:06 +0000

Technological breakthroughs are creating enormous potential for the future of neuropsychology and triggering opportunities to create novel strategies for both assessment and intervention. Cognitive fitness is growing into a multi-billion dollar industry. Targets have shifted from diagnosis and treatment of established diseases to early intervention, prevention, and cognitive enhancement. Ubiquitous mobile devices enable both active […]



How Artificial Intelligence (AI) enables truly Personalized Health: tracing behaviors and deep patterns

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:32:34 +0000

Dear colleague, We are proud to add a new pioneering perspective to the already impressive Speaker Roster at the upcoming 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Reinventing Brain Health in the Digital Age (December 6-8th). Sanjiv Rai, named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and founder of Genic.ai, will discuss How Artificial Intelligence (AI) enables truly Personalized […]



60 MINUTES on “The Alzheimer’s Laboratory”

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:43:05 +0000

Quick heads-up: CBS’ 60 MINUTES had a great story yesterday, titled The Alzheimer’s Laboratory, focused on a very unique research study based on a very unique Colombian family: Antioquia is home to the largest concentration in the world of people who carry a rare genetic mutation that makes them 100 percent certain to develop Alzheimer’s disease. And […]



Thank you for joining the 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit on December 6-8th

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 15:41:48 +0000

—– Dear Speakers & Participants at the upcoming virtual summit, THANK YOU very much for joining what promises to be a very stimulating conversation about best ways to reinvent brain health in the digital age. So far we are counting on 150+ sharp brains in 16 countries — and the more the merrier, so please […]



New studies reinforce Education and Cognitive Reserve –instead of drugs targeting beta amyloid– as most promising avenue to prolong cognitive health and reduce dementia risk

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:30:59 +0000

Dementia Risk Declines, And Education May Be One Reason Why (NPR): “Some encouraging news in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia: The rate at which older Americans are getting these conditions is declining. That’s according to a study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers say one reason for the improved […]



Update: New tools, research and insights to reinvent Brain Health and Mental Health in the Digital Age

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:36:20 +0000

———- 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! New tools: Brain Health in the Digital Age (opens 24-slide presentation) Harnessing brain scans to personalize autism-related behavioral interventions UNICEF […]