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Neurocareers: Doing The Impossible!

Feb 10, 2024

How can neurotechnologies revolutionize our understanding of mental health? What if we had a device akin to the Apple Watch, but for our brain, guiding us towards optimal mental states and well-being? And what does it take to establish and lead a successful neurotech start-up to help people improve their brain health?

Join us in this episode of "Neurocareers: Doing the Impossible!" as we delve into the innovative world of brain health technology with Ria Rustagi, the trailblazing Co-Founder and CEO of Neuphony. Her remarkable journey exemplifies confidence, determination, and a commitment to empowering individuals to unlock their brain's true potential.

Ria's vision has garnered global recognition, including mentions in the UN's Book of "Top 75 Women in Business," Forbes 30 Under 30, and Google's "Top 10 Female-led startups."

At Neuphony, Ria and her team have crafted a revolutionary EEG headband, likened to the Apple Watch for the brain, featured on Shark Tank India Season 2. This groundbreaking device allows individuals to analyze their brain activity conveniently from home, democratizing access to brain health insights.

In our conversation, we'll explore Ria's passion for brain health, her entrepreneurial journey, and the transformative impact of Neuphony. Discover the challenges and opportunities at the intersection of technology, health, and innovation.

Get ready to be inspired as we uncover the limitless potential of neuroscience and innovation with Ria Rustagi. Tune in to 'Neurocareers' and join us on this captivating exploration of the future of brain health and well-being.

About the Podcast Guest:

Neuphony believes in the unlimited potential of the human mind and strives toward unlocking it to bring out the best in it. Neurofeedback has been scientifically proven to be a powerful tool to improve the overall health of your brain, including improving memory and sleep quality and reducing stress and anxiety. Neuphony brings you the benefits of neurofeedback in the comfort of your home with the help of an EEG headband and a mobile application. The headband measures the electrical activity of your brain. Over sessions, it trains your brain to achieve the desired state. 

Problem -

Our mental health encompasses our psychological, emotional, and social well-being. This means it impacts how we feel, think, and behave daily. We are constantly comparing ourselves or competing against 8 Billion people in every facet of our lives. This constant stress and self-doubt is the reason we seeing a rise in burn-outs, insomnia, and other preventable anxiety-related disorders. A Deloitte case study mentioned more than 80% of working professionals have reported mental health issues, 37% faced concentration issues, 28% took longer to complete the task, and 27% reported lag in a decision-making capacity.

Solution -

Irrespective of the fact that one is a working professional or a student or engaged in some other activity, the percentage of people with mental health issues is increasing rapidly. It is not only impacting their mental health but also their physical health and inability to make decisions, attentiveness issues & many more problems leading to huge losses. People do keep track of their physical health through so many tracking tools but ignore mental health.

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About the Podcast Host:

The Neurocareers podcast is brought to you by The Institute of Neuroapproaches ( and its founder, Milena Korostenskaja, Ph.D. (Dr. K), a neuroscience educator, research consultant, and career coach for people in neuroscience and neurotechnologies. As a professional coach with a background in the field, Dr. K understands the unique challenges and opportunities job applicants face in this field and can provide personalized coaching and support to help you succeed.

Here's what you'll get with one-on-one coaching sessions from Dr. K:

  • Identification and pursuit of career goals
  • Guidance on job search strategies, resume and cover letter development, and interview preparation
  • Access to a network of professionals in the field of neuroscience and neurotechnologies
  • Ongoing support and guidance to help you stay on track and achieve your goals

You can always schedule a free neurocareer consultation/coaching session with Dr. K at

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