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The Future of Cognitive Health Tech – Intel’s Perspective

Posted Dec 22 2009 6:00am

We just announced a new session at upcoming SharpBrains Summit:

Monday January 18th20103.30-4pm: The Future of Cognitive Health Tech – Intel’s Perspective
Two researchers at Intel Corporation and the Technology Research for Independent Living (TRIL) Centre will provide an overview of why and how Intel Corporation is supporting R&D initiatives to help develop home-based automated applications to assessmonitor and help maintain cognition among older adults. They will also share key lessons learned so farand outline challenges and potential guidelines for the field at large based on ethnographic research and first-hand product development.

* Margaret MorrisSenior ResearcherIntel’s Digital Health Group
* Muki Hansteen-IzoraProduct Research and Incubation Division StrategistIntel’s Digital Health Group

Muki Hansteen-IzoraMuki Hansteen-IzoraSenior Design Researcher and Strategist with the Product Research and Incubation division of Intel’s Digital Health Group. Muki is also the Intel lead and co-PI for the Technology Research for Independent Living (TRIL) Centre’s Cognitive Function research strandwhich is investigating how interactive media and gaming technologies can support cognition in older populations. Prior to joining IntelMuki served as a lead researcher at Philips Research Labs. He holds a degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University of California at Santa Cruzand completed his graduate training in LearningDesignand Technology at Stanford University.

Margaret MorrisMargaret MorrisSenior Researcher in Intel’s Digital Health Group. Margaret studies the ways that emerging technologies can enhance mental and physical wellbeing. She conducts ethnographic research to identify needs and works with engineers to develop and evaluate exploratory prototypes. Prior to joining Intel in 2002she studied technology adoption in Sapient’s Experience Modelling group. Margie completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with a minor in Behavioural Neuroscience at the University of New Mexicoher clinical internship at the San Francisco VA Medical Centreand her postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University. She has a B.A. in English from Haverford College.

To learn more and register: click on SharpBrains Summit.

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