Archive for Neurotechnology

Update: To honor Brain Awareness Week 2017, let’s highlight 10 Key Facts To Harness Neuroplasticity And Improve Brain Fitness

Brain Awareness Week took place this month, so let’s first of all discuss these 10 Key Facts to Harness Neuroplasticity & Improve Brain Fitness coming from the hundreds of scientific and medical studies we analyzed to prepare the book The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Improve Brain Health and Performance at Any Age.

And here’s the rest of SharpBrains’ March e-newsletter exploring the latest in brain health and mental performance.

New research:

New thinking:

New tools (via SharpBrains’ analysis of neurotech patents):

Finally, here’s a brain teaser to test your pattern recognition and other cognitive skills: The Empty Triangle.

Have a nice Spring!

The SharpBrains Team

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Upcoming market report on Pervasive Neurotechnology

Just a quick heads-up to the SharpBrains community: we are wrapping up a comprehensive market report on Pervasive Neurotechnologies (non-invasive, scalable, potentially ubiquitous). To learn when it becomes available, keep tuned via our e-Newsletter.

See below, in alphabetical order, some of the organizations to be profiled in the report, given their relevant intellectual property portfolios (primarily patents). Read the rest of this entry »

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Magnets to make your Brain grow stronger

Magnets to make your Brain grow stronger
I4U
“Stimulating the brain in mice with a magnetic coil appears to promote the growth of new neurons in areas associated with learning and memory. …”

If you want safer interventions…you better read Easy Steps to Improve Your Brain Health Now.

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More soldiers suffering brain injuries

More soldiers suffering brain injuries
Science Daily (press release) 

“The panel says the Defense Department should develop more brain-injury research and improve specialized care for brain injuries, which often go undetected …”

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All about Brain Fitness

Announcement:  

  • We have just launched a new website section titled Hot Topics for you to be informed on latest Brain Fitness developments. Topics include Memory, Brain Fitness, Brain Teasers, Mental Exercise, Stress Management, Physical Exercise, Nutrition, News, Products, Events, Students, Science, Resources, and more.

Some good posts:

Nintendo BrainAge, Lumosity, Happy Neuron, MyBrainTrainer…

Posit Science, Nintendo Brain Training, Dakim…WebMD on Brain Fitness.

We hope to hear from you!

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Alvaro Fernandez launches SharpBrains.com

Alvaro Fernandez launches SharpBrains.com.

McKinsey Alumni News

“Alvaro co-founded the online Brain Fitness Center with neuroscientist Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg, author of “The Executive Brain” and “The Wisdom Paradox,” and long-term advocate of the use of computer-based programs to enhance cognitive and emotional skills.”

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Mind games may keep your brain in shape

Mind games may keep your brain in shape
Auburn Journal, CA 
Web sites like SharpBrains (http://www.sharpbrains.com) and PositScience (http://www.postitscience.com) offer online brain fitness programs that promise to boost mental

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