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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Report: Revolutions in neurotechnology will soon influence every aspect of human life

. Center for Neurotechnology Studies Announces Release of Trends in Neurotechnology August 2015 (Potomac Institute for Policy Studies): “Revolutions in neurotechnology will soon influence…
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Report: 10 million people develop dementia every year

Chart: Estimated prevalence of dementia for people over 60. [World Alzheimer Report 2015, ADI.] World Alzheimer Report 2015: Revised Estimates Hint at Larger Epidemic…
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August e-newsletter: Inside Out, Coffee, Stress, Poverty, Exercise, Brain Training, and more SharpBrains News

. Time for Sharp­Brains’ August e-newsletter, wrap­ping up this month’s key brain-related news and studies, and featuring Four “Inside Out” insights to discuss and improve our…
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Occupational therapy study: Improving processing speed seen as key target to help patients with multiple sclerosis

. Decreased Activity Levels in MS Patients Linked To Cognitive Impairment (Multiple Sclerosis News): “A new study published in the American Journal of Occupational…
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Four “Inside Out” insights to discuss and improve our kids’ emotional lives (and our own)

. Since its release in June, Inside Out has been applauded by critics, adored by audiences, and has become the likely front-runner for the…
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Growing evidence that brain health requires personalized, multi-pronged interventions

. The Right Dose of Exercise for the Aging Brain (New York Times): “A small amount of exercise may improve our ability to think…
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Presentation: How does a child’s brain learn?

How Does a Child’s Brain Learn? from SharpBrains

Neosync ranked #30 Holder of Pervasive Neurotech Intellectual Property*

Neosync is an early stage company developing a new treatment  for major depression based on Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). The treatment–named NEST (Neosync EEG Synchronized TMS) and…
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The billion dollar question: Under what conditions can brain training result in real-world benefits?

. Does anyone care if “brain games” actually work? (Fortune): “The cognitive fitness market — loosely defined as non-invasive neurotechnologies that monitor or enhance…
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Lifewatch Tech ranked #29 Holder of Pervasive Neurotech Intellectual Property*

LifeWatch is a provider of ambulatory health monitoring solutions that help physicians and users detect early symptoms across a range of conditions, primarily by…
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Neuroimaging study: Unregulated stress can sabotage your self-control and your diet

. Brain scans show how everyday stress can sabotage your diet (CBS News): “As anyone who’s ever downed a pint of ice cream after…
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Natus Medical ranked #28 Holder of Pervasive Neurotech Intellectual Property*

Founded in 1989, Natus Medical is an independent company that manufactures medical devices for a range of conditions. Their products span newborn care, neurology,…
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