Evoke Neuroscience to Speak at NeuroGaming 2014 Conference & Expo

Dr. James Thompson of Evoke Neuroscience to speak at leading conference on neurofeedback, brain fitness software and brain simulation and how these are being used to track, understand and boost attention and cognitive performance

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NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) May 05, 2014

Evoke Neuroscience, Inc., the human performance engineering company, today announced that Dr. James Thompson, Vice President, Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder, Evoke Neuroscience, will speak at The NeuroGaming 2014 Conference & Expo, taking place May 7-8 at the City View at Metreon in San Francisco.

Dr. Thompson specializes in the use of Neurological and Physiological testing and training techniques for assessment and active care in rehabilitation and performance enhancement. Dr. Thompson has also specializes in the field of sport related concussions and biofeedback.

His doctorate work focused on the development and implementation of multi-modal assessment methods for concussions in athletes and he has worked closely with many high level athletes on peak performance training including the Penn State ‘Nittany Lions” football, hockey and rugby programs, Canadian Junior alpine skiers, the Japanese Youth Curling Team, and multiple sailing teams. He has provided EEG consultation to the scientific coordinator of the UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) 2007 League Champions and the Sport Science team at England’s Chelsea Football Club.

Dr. Thompson is presenting on the “Think, Think, Think - Cognitive Gaming Platforms” panel which is taking place on Thursday, May 8 at 11:00 a.m. PST. The panelists will discuss how breakthrough technologies including neurofeedback, brain fitness software and brain stimulation are being used to track, understand and boost attention and cognitive performance. Panelists include:

  • Joe Hardy, VP Research and Development, Lumosity
  • Reidar Wesenius, CEO, BRIIM
  • Amy Kruse, Vice President of Innovation, Intific
  • Moderator: Christina Farr, Technology Correspondent, Thomson Reuters

To schedule a time to meet with Dr. Thompson, please contact Rebecca Kufrin at (952) 746-1309 or rebecca.kufrin@skyya.com. For more information on The NeuroGaming 2014 Conference & Expo please visit http://www.neurogamingconf.com/.

About Evoke Neuroscience
Propelled by medical and applied clinical research experts with more than 60 years combined experience in optimal performance training, sports-related concussion, traumatic brain injury and mental health, Evoke Neuroscience is unleashing inner human performance potential. By combining this expertise with state-of-the-art technologies in cloud-computing, automated digital analysis, bioengineering and product design, Evoke is pioneering a revolution in human performance engineering. Founded in 2009, Evoke is bringing to market affordable, easy-to-use electrophysiology assessment devices, mobile apps and advanced training systems that empower individuals to self-assess their heart and brain performance and train to achieve their full inner performance potential. To learn more visit http://www.evokeneuroscience.com.

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