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Large multi-center study to test videogame-like digital therapy as (potentially) FDA-cleared ADHD treatment

Source: http://sharpbrains.com/blog/2016/05/10/large-multi-center-study-to-test-videogame-like-digital-therapy-as-potentially-fda-cleared-adhd-treatment/

evo_akiliAkili Labs recruits for ADHD trial with ambitions of FDA clearance for digital medicine (MedCity News)

“Akili Labs has kicked off open enrollment for a clinical trial of its Project EVO video game platform in a quest to secure for 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its lead indication — attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

The trial is recruiting at least 300 participants aged 8-12 years old who have been diagnosed with ADHD. It will evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Project EVO platform, according to a company statement. The ultimate goal is to provide a drug alternative for children with ADHD and Akili Labs CEO Eddie Martucci views…

Source: http://sharpbrains.com/blog/2016/05/10/large-multi-center-study-to-test-videogame-like-digital-therapy-as-potentially-fda-cleared-adhd-treatment/

evo_akiliAkili Labs recruits for ADHD trial with ambitions of FDA clearance for digital medicine (MedCity News)

“Akili Labs has kicked off open enrollment for a clinical trial of its Project EVO video game platform in a quest to secure for 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its lead indication — attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

The trial is recruiting at least 300 participants aged 8-12 years old who have been diagnosed with ADHD. It will evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Project EVO platform, according to a company statement. The ultimate goal is to provide a drug alternative for children with ADHD and Akili Labs CEO Eddie Martucci views…

Now Available — Lecture Recording: 25 Must-Know Facts to Harness Neuroplasticity & Technology For Better Brain Health

Source: http://sharpbrains.com/blog/2016/05/04/now-available-lecture-recording-25-must-know-facts-to-harness-neuroplasticity-technology-for-better-brain-health/

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On April 21st, 2016, three well-recognized experts discussed 25 fundamental facts around neuroplasticity, brain health, resilience, cognitive enhancement, Alzheimer’s prevention, brain supplements, brain training, meditation, neurofeedback, neurogenesis,  and more.

Available online from anywhere with an Internet connection, this 90-minute lecture recording provides participants with the must-know foundation to understand the value and the limitations of emerging brain science and related technologies, empowering them to navigate the growing stream of news articles, research reports and marketing claims. <a href="http://sharpbrains.com/webinar-50-must-know-facts-to-harness-neuroplasticity-technology-for-better-brain-hea…

Source: http://sharpbrains.com/blog/2016/05/04/now-available-lecture-recording-25-must-know-facts-to-harness-neuroplasticity-technology-for-better-brain-health/

holdingbrain——-

On April 21st, 2016, three well-recognized experts discussed 25 fundamental facts around neuroplasticity, brain health, resilience, cognitive enhancement, Alzheimer’s prevention, brain supplements, brain training, meditation, neurofeedback, neurogenesis,  and more.

Available online from anywhere with an Internet connection, this 90-minute lecture recording provides participants with the must-know foundation to understand the value and the limitations of emerging brain science and related technologies, empowering them to navigate the growing stream of news articles, research reports and marketing claims. <a href="http://sharpbrains.com/webinar-50-must-know-facts-to-harness-neuroplasticity-technology-for-better-brain-hea…

Now available — Online Course: How to Navigate Conventional and Complementary ADHD Treatments for Healthy Brain Development

Source: http://sharpbrains.com/blog/2016/05/05/now-available-online-course-how-to-navigate-conventional-and-complementary-adhd-treatments-for-healthy-brain-development/

ADHDTreatments_courseoutlineIn order to successfully promote children’s healthy brain development, every parent whose child has been diagnosed with ADHD should learn how to systematically navigate and monitor the range of potential ADHD treatments based on the latest scientific evidence. This course aims at providing the necessary information, frameworks and toolkits to make well-informed decisions, in conjunction with professional advice, about medication, behavioral therapy, exercise, neurofeedback, working memory training, meditation, diet and supplements.

By the end of this 6-hour online, self-paced course participants will have gained t…

Source: http://sharpbrains.com/blog/2016/05/05/now-available-online-course-how-to-navigate-conventional-and-complementary-adhd-treatments-for-healthy-brain-development/

ADHDTreatments_courseoutlineIn order to successfully promote children’s healthy brain development, every parent whose child has been diagnosed with ADHD should learn how to systematically navigate and monitor the range of potential ADHD treatments based on the latest scientific evidence. This course aims at providing the necessary information, frameworks and toolkits to make well-informed decisions, in conjunction with professional advice, about medication, behavioral therapy, exercise, neurofeedback, working memory training, meditation, diet and supplements.

By the end of this 6-hour online, self-paced course participants will have gained t…

Next week in San Francisco: Experiential Technology and NeuroGaming Conference

Source: http://sharpbrains.com/blog/2016/05/09/next-week-in-san-francisco-experiential-technology-and-neurogaming-conference/

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Quick reminder: SharpBrains’ IP Analyst Nikhil Sriraman will moderate a fascinating session Validated NeuroWellness: A New Frontier– at the Experiential Technology and NeuroGaming Conference, May 17-18th (see promo code below, if you want to register).

Panel description: Wellness digital technology products that claim to improve our cognitive and emotional health, reduce stress, improve vision and sleep must be user friendly and effective if they are going to capture and retain the interest of the gen…

Source: http://sharpbrains.com/blog/2016/05/09/next-week-in-san-francisco-experiential-technology-and-neurogaming-conference/

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Quick reminder: SharpBrains’ IP Analyst Nikhil Sriraman will moderate a fascinating session Validated NeuroWellness: A New Frontier– at the Experiential Technology and NeuroGaming Conference, May 17-18th (see promo code below, if you want to register).

Panel description: Wellness digital technology products that claim to improve our cognitive and emotional health, reduce stress, improve vision and sleep must be user friendly and effective if they are going to capture and retain the interest of the gen…

Time for Talks About End-of-Life Wishes

Source: http://www.aarp.org/health/health-insurance/info-2016/end-of-life-decisions.html

Over 90 percent of people think it’s important to talk about loved ones’ wishes for end-of-life care, but fewer than 30 percent have actually done it….

Source: http://www.aarp.org/health/health-insurance/info-2016/end-of-life-decisions.html

Over 90 percent of people think it’s important to talk about loved ones’ wishes for end-of-life care, but fewer than 30 percent have actually done it….

Total Brain Health Proud to Support the NuStep Ambassadors

Source: http://totalbrainhealth.com/total-brain-health-proud-to-support-the-nustep-ambassadors?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=total-brain-health-proud-to-support-the-nustep-ambassadors

All of us at Total Brain health are honored to be working with Nikki, Ken and Carrie (all featured in this article) as NuStep Ambassadors for the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day event on June 20th. We invite you to join us in honoring those living with Alzheimer’s, for whom every day is the longest day. To find out how you can join a NuStepping to End Alzheimer’s team or to donate, visit  www.NuStep.com/endalz.

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Source: http://totalbrainhealth.com/total-brain-health-proud-to-support-the-nustep-ambassadors?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=total-brain-health-proud-to-support-the-nustep-ambassadors

All of us at Total Brain health are honored to be working with Nikki, Ken and Carrie (all featured in this article) as NuStep Ambassadors for the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day event on June 20th. We invite you to join us in honoring those living with Alzheimer’s, for whom every day is the longest day. To find out how you can join a NuStepping to End Alzheimer’s team or to donate, visit  www.NuStep.com/endalz.

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Calling all procrastinators: NIA Butler-Williams Scholars Program!

Source: http://www.nia.nih.gov/research/blog/2015/03/calling-all-procrastinators-nia-butler-williams-scholars-program

The deadline is fast approaching for the 2015 Butler-Williams Scholars Program, NIA’s premier aging research training program. Apply by March 27, 2015, and encourage your contacts and friends to do the same….

Source: http://www.nia.nih.gov/research/blog/2015/03/calling-all-procrastinators-nia-butler-williams-scholars-program

The deadline is fast approaching for the 2015 Butler-Williams Scholars Program, NIA’s premier aging research training program. Apply by March 27, 2015, and encourage your contacts and friends to do the same….

Does Your Own Life Need a Coach?

Source: http://www.aarp.org/health/healthy-living/info-2016/picking-life-coach.html

When picking a life coach, it’s a good idea to focus on those certified through a program accredited by the International Coach Federation or National Career Development Association….

Source: http://www.aarp.org/health/healthy-living/info-2016/picking-life-coach.html

When picking a life coach, it’s a good idea to focus on those certified through a program accredited by the International Coach Federation or National Career Development Association….

Younger football players more likely to play day after concussion

Source: http://www.brainhealtheducation.org/younger-football-players-more-likely-to-play-day-after-concussion/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=younger-football-players-more-likely-to-play-day-after-concussion

Only 10 per cent of young players with concussions resumed football that soon, but the results are concerning and suggest a need for more sidelines medical supervision and better recognition of concussion symptoms in children. Much of the attention on sports concussions has focused on professional football and in college, but there’s a need for more

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Source: http://www.brainhealtheducation.org/younger-football-players-more-likely-to-play-day-after-concussion/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=younger-football-players-more-likely-to-play-day-after-concussion

Only 10 per cent of young players with concussions resumed football that soon, but the results are concerning and suggest a need for more sidelines medical supervision and better recognition of concussion symptoms in children. Much of the attention on sports concussions has focused on professional football and in college, but there’s a need for more

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