Atentiv at the Learning & the Brain® Conference

Learning & the Brain® ( brings neuroscientists and educators together to explore new research on the brain and learning and its implications for education. These conferences and summer institutes bring cutting-edge neuroscience and educational research directly from the researchers themselves to educators, clinicians, counselors, speech-language and special education professionals to improve their practice.

At this year’s conference in San Francisco, February 13-15, 2014, more than 1,000 neuroscientists, educators, educational researchers and parents are gathering for the theme “Teaching Self-Aware Minds: Using Brain Science to Boost Social and Emotional Skills”. The conference is an appropriate setting to spotlight Atentiv and its new generation of personalized digital tools for learning.

Data from Atentiv’s school study are being presented, which show a reversal of the core symptoms of inattention and inhibition, as well as grade-level improvements in academic performance as assessed by objective, well-validated measures. Among the conference highlights:

  • Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. is delivering a keynote address on Friday, February 14, at 10:30 a.m., on Understanding Your Child’s Brain: A Guide to Enhance Happiness, Mastery and Confidence to the gathering of 1,000+ attendees. In that presentation, Dr. Hallowell will summarize the interim results of Atentiv’s school study. Dr. Hallowell is an advisor to Atentiv.
  • Atentiv will present data from its studies of the product in Poster Sessions, on Friday February 14 and Saturday February 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Atentiv will have an Exhibit Table where visitors can learn more about the product.

Atentiv Poster Session

About the Atentiv System

The Atenti System is a novel, non-pharmaceutical, digital cognitive therapy platform that delivers sustained and measurable improvements in attention control for individuals. The system leverages a proprietary, non-invasive direct brain-to-computer interface to measure a user's unique 'cognitive signature'. Initial product applications are designed to optimize attention skills in elementary and high school children. Other customized applications in development include memory, reasoning, multitasking and for such disorders as Alzheimer's disease.

About Atentiv Incorporated:

Atentiv Inc. is a privately held company providing consumers, educators, payers and clinicians with digital learning applications for children and adults. Based in Cambridge, MA, the company specializes in delivering personalized, non-pharmacologic, digital learning systems to improve cognitive function in children and adults.

About SharpBrains:

SharpBrains is an independent market research firm and think tank tracking health and productivity applications of cognitive and affective neuroscience, with special emphasis on non-invasive neuro-technology and the growing needs of an aging population The company maintains a biennial state-of-the market report series and produces an annual global and virtual professional conference. To learn more about SharpBrains' work and the new market report, visit

*Lim CG, Lee TS, Guan C, Fung DSS, Zhao Y (2012) A Brain-Computer Interface Based Attention Training Program for Treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. PLoS ONE7(10): e46692. Doi10:1371/journal.pone.0 046692

Media Contact for Atentiv:
Courtney Harris:617-671-6744
For Business Development Contact:
Eric Gordon: 508-954-0494


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