Entries by The MindCrowd Team • Brain Health • Brain Diseases


The Power of Music in Dementia Care: Music and Brain Health

Music has the power to transcend time and space and it allows us to connect to our past. – Jing Xia As ethnomusicologist Jennie Gubner, Ph.D. explained in a talk about the power of music in dementia, anyone can benefit from thinking about the relationship between music, culture and wellness. In the context of dementia […]

Alzheimer’s Stories: Interview with Leslie Martin, Author of “Forgotten Tomorrows, Crazy Todays”

Today, we interview Leslie Martin, author of “Forgotten Tomorrows Crazy Todays”, a memoir of her life as an Alzheimer’s caregiver, wife, mother and struggling standup comedian. This is the first in a series of interviews with real people, celebrities, authors, artists who want to tell their story with dementia both to generate awareness and honor […]


Alzheimer’s publication profiles MindCrowd

A website that specializes in Alzheimer’s and caregiving for those with the disease featured MindCrowd in an article. A writer from alzlive.com to the MindCrowd test and spe with Dr. Matt Huentelman about the aim of the project. Here is an excerpt from the article: “I sit hunched over my laptop, fingers prepped to pounce […]


TGen’s MindCrowd.org social media study is finalist for international social-impact award

CLASSY Awards recognizes Alzheimer’s disease investigation by TGen PHOENIX, Ariz. – March 5, 2014 -MindCrowd.org, an innovative social-media investigation of Alzheimer’s disease by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), is a CLASSY Awards finalist, the organization announced today. The CLASSY Awards is the largest social impact celebration, recognizing the world’s greatest champions of social progress and encouraging […]


MindCrowd featured in crowdsourcing article

“I to the quiz and it was actually kind of fun,” the author said. Medcitynews.com discussed MindCrowd in an article about crowdsourcing scientific research. Data from 1 million people who complete a 10-minute memory and attention test could help scientists better understand human cognition and how it changes with age, at least in the eyes […]