Home to 15 million meditators, Insight Timer is the largest conscious library on the planet. With 40,000 free mediations and 6,000 teachers on the platform, Insight Timer provides users with meditations, talks, music from teachers in over 40 languages. More meditation is done every day on Insight Timer than all other mediation apps…combined.
InteraXon is a Toronto-based company and innovator in the brain sensing technology field, designing meaningful and transformational experiences from a levitating chair to a thought controlled beer tap. They have created Muse: the brain sensing headband. It’s a brain fitness tool that includes a seven-sensor headband that detects and measures brain activity during guided training sessions—just as a heart monitor measures pulse rates during physical exercise. Results are shown on a smart phone or tablet so users can understand and improve their minds over time, enabling them to do more with their minds. You can purchase your Muse at http://www.choosemuse.com
Happify is a LifeTech company that delivers digital therapeutics and innovative care delivery models to improve mental and physical health. As a leader in digital therapeutic solutions, Happify Health’s safe, effective digital tools use scientific research from positive psychology, CBT and mindfulness, combined with a gamified approach and leading-edge technology, to impact everyday lives. Happify Health’s clinically-validated platform provides global access to one of the most comprehensive, evidence-based intervention catalog that is available from science, resulting in better health and business outcomes for organizations.
eMindful’s online, evidence-based programs target the biggest health cost drivers facing employers and consumers today – stress, obesity, chronic pain, smoking, cancer, and more. Their cost-effective online courses offer convenient access to an internationally acclaimed team of instructors, where participants can see, hear, chat and talk with each other and their instructors from home, the office or any location with Internet access.
Since 2007, their corporate partners have averaged savings of $8 for every $1 spent, reducing their healthcare costs and turning good health into great business. eMindful members have experienced exceptional personal results, including 22% improved sleep, 37% decrease in stress, 59% reversal of metabolic syndrome, and 40% stopped smoking. Learn how at eMindful.com.
Knowledge Factor’s amplifire is based on a wealth of research into the biochemical and psychological processes behind how the brain learns and forms memory from the fields of cognitive psychology, neurobiology and game studies. Knowledge Factor has spent more than a decade delving deeply into this vast body of research from institutions around the world, and has applied this research to create a software platform that propels e-learning into the 21st century. The result is amplifire’s accelerated memory protocol – the world’s only learning application that can rapidly and systematically move large volumes of information into learners’ and students’ long-term memories and verify knowledge transfer. Knowledge Factor is on a mission to provide learners and students around the world with the next generation of learning technology so that learners can study faster, learn better and remember longer. Knowledge Factor’s SaaS (Software as a Service) amplifire application is easy to understand, easy to use and easy to leverage for the betterment of learners and students everywhere.
Gloo is a digital platform designed for people and enterprises who “champion” the personal growth of their users in wellness, spirit and relationship. Under their own brand, these “Champions” use the platform to scale and measure the growth of their users, publish original content, curate other Champion content and unleash the power of social sharing. Users engage with Champions, grow with friends and discover other relevant Champion content during the most critical time of their growth process…the gap between live interactions. The Gloo platform blends the best technology tools in customer relationship (CRM), content publishing (CMS), learning (LMS) and social marketing to create a scalable growth platform that enables co-creation and collaboration.
After having a nationally televised panic attack, Dan Harris knew he had to make some changes. A lifelong nonbeliever, he found himself on a bizarre adventure involving a disgraced pastor, a mysterious self-help guru, and a gaggle of brain scientists. Eventually, Harris realized that the source of his problems was the incessant, insatiable voice in his head, which had propelled him through the ranks of a hypercompetitive business, but had also led him to make the profoundly stupid decisions that provoked his on-air freak-out.
Eventually Harris stumbled upon an effective way to rein in that voice: meditation, a tool that research suggests can do everything from lower your blood pressure to essentially rewire your brain.
In 2014, 10% Happier was published – part memoir, part how-to – and turned into a surprise #1 New York Times bestseller. That book led to a 10% Happier podcast (now in the top 5 in the Health category), and a meditation app that teaches fidgety skeptics learn to meditate.
Commune’s mission is to bring well-being to a billion people worldwide. Commune has video courses on wellness topics by leading teachers like Marianne Williamson, Deepak Chopra, Byron Katie, Michael Beckwith and others. Commune’s highly curated video courses cover three pillars: health, growth, and impact. As well, Commune provides communities where people can share experiences, questions, best practices around the course topics.
The Oji Life Lab team came together around a shared aspiration: to unlock the best learning – from academia and beyond – to make a big difference in peoples’ lives. Oji’s team’s backgrounds in high-tech, research psychology, corporate training, and psychotherapy allow them to explore ideas from every angle: learning science, performance research, adult learning, coaching, design, and tech.
While emotional intelligence is core to what we do, it is just the first Life Lab. We’re building a complete family of Life Labs that address the Universal Skills that are the foundation everything we do at work and in life, skills that are rarely discussed, let alone taught.
Claritas Mindsciences (formerly goBlue Labs) combines ancient wisdom about mindfulness with 21st century technology. Their first product in a developing mindfulness based addictions portfolio is Craving to Quit, a web/mobile-based smoking cessation program based on research conducted at Yale University, which showed that mindfulness was twice as effective in helping people quit smoking than the leading therapy. Claritas is also developing an EEG-based neurofeedback device that will raise the efficacy of mindfulness training for addiction and other applications.