SharpBrains Shares Comprehensive Insights on Neuroplasticity and Brain Health from Noted Experts in Celebration of Brain Awareness Week Access to Latest Science and Best Practices is Available at 95% Pricing Discount Until March 17th, 2013

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SharpBrains, the leading market research firm tracking brain health innovation, announced today it is offering a 95% pricing discount on more than 25 hours of exclusive presentation content from the leading minds in applied cognitive science to honor Brain Awareness Week, held March 11th-17th.  This content was presented and discussed during the 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit from more than 40 of the world's leading scientists and pioneers in applied neuroplasticity.  

The presentations shed light on some of the most important questions about the future of brain health:

  • How will the health industry better incorporate the body's most vital organ?
  • How are consumer beliefs and behaviors towards brain health evolving?
  • How will Big Data and global internet access transform brain health practices?
  • Which professional groups are ideally positioned to become "brain fitness coaches"?
  • How can neuroscience and special education become better connected?

Interested individuals have until the end of Brain Awareness Week on March 17th to make a purchase at http://www.sharpbrains.com/summit/register/, or until SharpBrains records 5,000 discounted sales. Purchasers receive a two-month access pass to the online presentation content beginning on March 11th.

"Our communities need more well-informed ambassadors of brain health and fitness", said Alvaro Fernandez, CEO of SharpBrains, who was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2012.  "To enable this we are pleased to share the collective insights of more than 40 leading scientists and pioneers in the field of applied neuroplasticity for just the cost of a movie and popcorn at the theater. Our summit brought together forward-looking leaders from research, industry and practice, and their collective thoughts present an amazing picture of the current state and future of brain health."

The annual SharpBrains Sum­mit (www.sharpbrains.com/summit) is the foremost virtual global conference designed to high­light and discuss emerg­ing neu­ro­plas­tic­ity research, data-driven tools and inno­v­a­tive best prac­tices to opti­mize health and per­for­mance across the lifespan.

The SharpBrains Summit received multiple endorsements from leading scientists:

  • "The Sharp­Brains Sum­mit is a rare vehi­cle for get­ting mul­ti­ple expert per­spec­tives on cur­rent devel­op­ments in improv­ing brain func­tion in a con­cise and clear way. The Sum­mit is a valu­able resource for both experts and non-experts."  —  Dr. Michael Pos­ner, Pro­fes­sor Emer­i­tus, Uni­ver­sity of Oregon
  • "Great exam­ple of how bring­ing sci­en­tific lead­ers and inno­va­tors together can spur thought­ful dis­cus­sion about our most vital organ – the brain." — Dr. San­dra Bond Chap­man, Direc­tor, Cen­ter for Brain­Health at The Uni­ver­sity of Texas at Dallas
  • An impres­sive vir­tual con­vo­ca­tion of lead­ing sci­en­tists and devel­op­ers and adopters of cog­ni­tive enhance­ment tech­nol­ogy." — Dr. Robert Bilder, Chief of Med­ical Psychology-Neuropsychology, UCLA Semel Insti­tute for Neuroscience
  • "The Sharp­Brains Sum­mit is unique in its impres­sive abil­ity to unite a diverse col­lec­tion of cutting-edge thinkers" — Dr. Adam Gaz­za­ley, Direc­tor of the Neu­ro­science Imag­ing Cen­ter at UCSF
  • The Sharp­Brains Sum­mit is a con­ve­nient and sur­pris­ingly com­pelling forum for catch­ing up on applied cog­ni­tive research from lead­ers in the field and for help­ing shape future brain health care." — Dr. Yaakov Stern, Cog­ni­tive Neu­ro­science Divi­sion Leader, Colum­bia University

About Brain Awareness Week:

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. Every March, BAW unites the efforts of partner organizations worldwide in a celebration of the brain for people of all ages. Events are limited only by the organizers' imaginations and include open days at neuroscience labs; exhibitions about the brain; lectures on brain-related topics; displays at libraries and community centers; classroom workshops; and more. Visit http://www.dana.org/brainweek/ for more information.

About SharpBrains: 

Sharp­Brains is an inde­pen­dent mar­ket research firm and think tank tracking health and productivity applications of cognitive and affective neu­ro­science, with special emphasis on non-invasive neurotechnology and the growing needs of an aging population.

The company maintains a biannual state-of-the market report series, produces an annual global and virtual professional conference, and maintains a consumer-facing guide, The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness. SharpBrains.com, the company's edu­ca­tional blog, is one of the most pop­u­lar brain & innovation blogs with 100,000+ monthly read­ers and 45,000+ eNewsletter subscribers. To learn more about SharpBrains' work, visit www.sharpbrains.com.

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