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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Study: Structural brain differences due to childhood poverty may account for 20% of the academic achievement gap

. Brain scans reveal how poverty hurts children’s brains (Bloomberg): “Growing up poor has long been linked to lower academic test scores. And there’s…
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Stanford University ranked #23 Holder of Pervasive Neurotech Intellectual Property*

The Office of Technology Licensing is responsible for the management of intellectual property assets at Stanford University, where neuroscience researchers have produced multiple pervasive…
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Update: Neuroscience 2.0 — Taking the brain lab to the people

. Time for Sharp­Brains’ July e-newsletter, wrap­ping up this month’s key brain-related news and insights. First of all, a reminder to Save the Date for 2015…
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Study: High television viewing and low physical activity can significantly worsen long-term cognitive function

. Too much TV, low physical activity may worsen cognitive function (Medical News Today): “The team’s study included more than 3,200 adults aged 18–30…Over…
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Study: Training law-enforcement “itchy brains” can reduce shooting-related civilian casualties

. Brain Training May Help Avoid Civilian Casualties (Duke Today): “Although firing a gun seems like one action, it is made up of many…
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Save the Date: 2015 SharpBrains Virtual Summit to take place November 17-19th — Monitoring & Enhancing Brain Health in the Pervasive Neurotechnology Era

Heads-up: From November 15 to the 17th, the 2015 Sharp­Brains Vir­tual Sum­mit will fea­ture over 40 of the world’s top sci­en­tists, inno­va­tors and experts…
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Compumedics ranked #22 Holder of Pervasive Neurotech Intellectual Property*

Compumedics develops diagnostic devices for sleep (polysomnography) and other neurological conditions (EEG, EMG, epilepsy, TCD). Their products fall under the brands Grael, E-series, Somte,…
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Youth unemployment can lead to long-term cognitive and emotional scars

. Youth unemployment produces multiple scarring effects (British Politics & Policy): “Being unemployed when young leads to a higher likelihood of long-term ‘scarring’ in…
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CNS Response ranked #21 Holder of Pervasive Neurotech Intellectual Property*

. CNS Response is a cloud-based outcomes-sharing platform for EEG data. The purpose of the platform, named PEER (Psychiatric EEG Evaluation Registry) is to improve…
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Welcome Fitness mózgu: The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness, now in Polish!

. It is a pleasure to announce the publication of the Polish edition of The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness, by Polish Scientific Publishers (PWN), and with…
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Next: Translating brain activity signals into driving and other computer-assisted interactions

. The car powered by your MIND: BMW i3 navigates a track using nothing but its driver’s brain waves (Daily Mail): “Controlling cars with…
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Sedline (a Masimo company) ranked #20 Holder of Pervasive Neurotech Intellectual Property*

. SedLine is a producer of EEG monitoring devices that are used to determine the state of a patient during anesthesia or sedation. Their…
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