HappyNeuron Pro’s research is driven by a committed group of professionals with backgrounds in Neurology, Neuropsychology, Cognitive Psychology, Educational Sciences, and direct patient care of persons with age-related brain decline and neurodegenerative disorders.
Dr. Noir contributes heavily to the educational theory behind brain fitness, and the creative ideas necessary to make brain training fun. Dr. Noir received his Ph.D. in Educational Science and post graduate diploma in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Lyon, France. He received his Graduate Diploma, Advanced Graduate Diploma, and Master’s in Public Law from Paris Law Faculty. He also holds an Advanced Graduate Diploma in Political Science. Dr. Noir has authored over 15 books on a variety of educational and brain training topics and games. Michel Noir is a founder of the SBT company.
Dr. Croisile is a respected neurologist and neuropsychologist with an international reputation for his research on aging and cognition. He was the recipient of the Alzheimer’s Disease Parke-Davis Award in 1998 and has written several hundred peer-reviewed articles for scientific publications, papers, and book chapters on aging and cognition, and spoken at hundreds of professional conferences on the prevention of dementia and age-related cognitive decline. Dr. Croisile has been the Chair of the Neuropsychology Department at the Neurological Hospital of Lyon, France, since 1992. He received his M.D. and certification in Neurology from Lyon Hospitals and his Neurosciences Specialty degree and Ph.D. in Neuropsychology from University of Claude Bernard in Lyon, France.
Bernard Croisile is a founder of the SBT company.
Dr. Tarpin-Bernard is instrumental in taking the science and creativity of the scientific team members and making their ideas come alive as innovative, engaging and challenging brain fitness solutions, including performance tracking and personalized coaching. Dr. Tarpin-Bernard also serves as a Professor in Computer Science at the National Institute of Applied Science of Lyon and has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. He graduated first in his class in engineering from Ecole Centrale de Lyon and later received a Ph.D in computer engineering, also from Ecole Centrale de Lyon.
Franck Tarpin-Bernard is a founder of the SBT company.
Doctor in Cognitive Psychology
Professor of Cognitive Psychology; Chief Editor of L’Année Psychologique/Topics in Cognitive Psychology
Dr. Bernard Croisile
Neurologist, Doctor in Neuropsychology, Scientific Vice-President of HappyNeuron
Speech Therapist, Trained in Community Health, Doctoral Student in Cognitive Sciences, Neuropsychology and Clinical Neurosciences
Speech Therapist, Neuropsychologist, Researcher, and Teacher in Neuropsychology in Lyon
Speech Therapist, Trainer, Former Lecturer at the Bordeaux Speech Therapy School
Dr. Valentine Facque
Neuropsychologist, Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience
Dr. Nicolas Franck
Psychiatrist Center Hospitalier Le Vinatier, Head of the Lyon 1 University Service in Rehabilitation and Cognitive Remediation, Founder and President of the Francophone Association for Cognitive Remediation (AFRC)
Dr Bernard Fraysse, ENT
Professor Emeritus of the Faculty of Medicine of Toulouse, President of the World Society of ENT
Speech Therapist, Trainer, and Lecturer for the Speech Therapy Departments of Caen, Rouen, and Limoges, Master of Thesis
Doctor in Linguistics
Dr. Gilles Leloup
Doctor of Language Sciences, Researcher, Lecturer at the University: Paris VI, Sophia-Antipolis, Beirut
Doctor of Educational Sciences, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SBT
Dr. Laure Pourcin
Neuropsychologist, Doctor of psychology, Psychologist specializing in neuropsychology
Dr. Franck Tarpin Bernard
Doctor in Computer Science, Managing Director of HumansMatter, President of HappyNeuron
Dr Hung Thaï Van, ENT
Doctor in Cognitive Sciences, President of the French Society of Audiology
Doctor of Linguistics, Speech Therapist
Research Director at the CNRS – Laboratory of Psychology and Neurocognition of the University of Grenoble-Alpes, Doctor of Clinical Sciences – option Neuropsychology (University of Montreal, Canada), authorization to direct research (University of Grenoble-Alpes)
Dr. Alice Medalia, Ph.D.
Professor of Medical Psychology, Director of Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Dr. Wesson Ashford, Ph.D.
Director of the War-Related Illness and Injury Study Center of Palo Alto
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University
Chair of the Advisory Board for the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
Clinical Editor of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease
Senior Research Scientist at Stanford / VA Aging Clinical Research and Alzheimer Centers
Dr. Robert Bender
Doctor of Geriatric Medicine
Medical Director of Johnny Orr Memory Center and Healthy Aging Institute in Des Moines, Iowa
Christopher Bowie, MA. Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Dr Michael Valenzuela, Ph.D.
Neuroscience Researcher, Psychologist
School of Psychiatry
University of New South Wales
Prince of Wales Hospital
Dr. Anthony Harris
Department of Psychiatry, Sydney University
Dr. Pascal Vianin, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry – University Hospital of Lausanne
Dr. Anne Eschen under the direction of Professor Mike Martin
Department of Geropsychology
University of Zurich
Dr. Anat Achiron
Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Center at Sheba Medical Center
Professor in Neurology and Associate Dean of Medical Studies at the University of Tel Aviv’s Sackler School of Medicine
Dr. Torben Østergaard Christensen
Dr Jesper Andersen,
President of the Danish Neuropsychological Society
Dr. Michael Falkenstein, Ph.D.