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I had the fortune to join over 1,900 innovators from 90 countries at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Tianjin, China, to discuss how innovation can improve the state of the world. last month

Throughout a huge selection of workshops, panels, private assemblies and social gatherings, we analyzed how to deal with climate change, the best way to invest in dozens of other pressing topics, and public infrastructure to better control financial services. In addressing these issues, everyone -- independent of nationality or discipline - brought to the table our most precious asset: the astounding Human Brain.

During captivating and stimulating sessions we researched the new frontiers. A notable focus was around how emerging neurotechnologies, like those empowered by the White House BRAIN Initiative, will help find and record brain process in unprecedented detail and, consequently, revolutionize our understanding of your brain as well as the brain.

In parallel, high-ranking government officials and health experts convened to brainstorm about how exactly to "maximize healthy life years." The conversation revolved around physical health and promoting positive lifestyles, but was largely quiet on the issues of cognitive or emotional wellbeing. The brain, that essential asset everyone has to learn, problem-solve and make good-decisions, and the related cognitive neurosciences where so much improvement has occurred over the last two decades, are still largely absent in the well-being agenda.

What if brain research that is present and non invasive neurotechnologies may be applied to improve public health and well being? How can we begin building bridges that are better from existing science and the technologies towards wards that are tackling real-world health challenges we're facing?

Good news is that the transformation is already underway, albeit under the radar. Individuals and institutions globally are expected to spend over $1.3 billion in 2014 in net-based, mobile and biometrics-based alternatives to evaluate and enhance brain function. Growth is poised to continue, fueled by appearing cellular and non-invasive neurotechnologies, and by patient, диета Ваня Червенкова and consumer demands for self-driven, proactive brain care. For instance, 83% of surveyed early-adopters agree that "adults of ages should take charge of the own brain fitness, without waiting for their physicians to let them know to" and "would personally take a short appraisal each year as an annual mental check up."

These are 10 priorities to contemplate, if we want to boost wellness, health & based about the newest neuroscience and noninvasive neurotechnology:

1. Update regulatory frameworks to facilitate safe adoption of consumer-facing neurotechnologies. Startup Thync only raised $13 million to marketplace transcranial stimulation in 2015, helping users "change their state of mind."

2.Invest more research dollars to fine-tune brain stimulation techniques, such as transcranial magnetic stimulation, to empower truly personalized medicine.

3. Adopt big data research models, including the newly-announced UCSF Brain Health Registry, to leapfrog the existing clinical trial model that was modest and move us closer towards providing personalized, integrated brain care.

4. Transform the mental health framework, from a constellation of investigations such as anxiety, depression, ADHD...to the identification and strengthening of the specific brain circuits ("cells that fire together wire together") that could be deficient. This really is what the Research Domain Criteria framework, set forth by the National Institute of Mental Health, is beginning to do.

5. Coopt pervading tasks, for example playing videogames...but in a sense that ensures they have a beneficial effect, such as with cognitive training games made specifically to prolong cognitive energy as we age

6.Monitor the negative cognitive and psychological side-effects from many different clinical interventions, to ensure unintentional effects in the treatment are not more afflictive than the treated individual's initial condition. Given that the US Food and Drug Administration just cleared an advanced mobile brain health assessment, what prevents more extensive use of baseline assessments and active monitoring of cognition as an individual begins a specific treatment program or medication?

7.And, last but definitely not least, promote bilingual education and physical exercise in our schools, and reduce drop out rates. Improving and enriching our schools is perhaps the most powerful societal intervention (and the first noninvasive neurotechnology) to build lifelong brain reservation and postponement difficulties brought by cognitive aging and dementia.

Let us strengthen existing bridges -- and assemble new ones that are needed -- to enhance our collective health and well being.

Initiatives such as for example those above are an important start treat and to view the human brain as an asset to invest in across the whole human lifespan, and also to actually maximize years of purposeful, practical and healthy living.