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Move Over Data, Brain Capital Is the New Oil

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Psychiatric Times

William Ellsworth, Erin Smith, Sandra Bond Chapman, Mark Heinemeyer, Jeremy Kranz, Ernestine Fu, Andrew S. Nevin, James T. Hackett, William Hynes, Rym Ayadi and Harris Eyre

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How will the technological and social challenges of the next century affect global brain health and economies? How dangerous will new trends prove to brain health and well-being? How can policy makers help people and economies thrive amid this change? These interdisciplinary researchers conceptualize a future of possibility, arguing that by focusing on brain capital, leaders can prioritize people and help equip them with the resources necessary to develop their full potential and a synergistic cycle of well-being to elevate economies and societies. Proactively building brain skills, tracking brain changes and treating brain disorders will amplifying global efforts to maintain and improve brain health and be prepared for the challenges of the future.

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Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD

Chief Director Dee Wyly Distinguished Professor, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences Co-Leader, The BrainHealth Project

Andrew S. Nevin, PhD

Inaugural Director, Brainomics Venture Research Professor Center for BrainHealth

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