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Neurocareers: Doing The Impossible!

Feb 12, 2023

Have you ever asked yourself: 'What new can I learn today?' and dedicated yourself to constantly growing and expanding your knowledge?

In this episode of 'Neurocareers: Doing the Impossible!', we bring you Andreas Forsland, the founder and CEO of Cognixion, a company that is leading the way in the field of Assisted Reality. To democratize technology and make it accessible to millions of people, Andreas and his team at Cognixion are using biological sensors and intuitive user interfaces, including brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) for augmented reality.

Andreas not only shares his journey as a successful entrepreneur in the field of neurotech, but also talks about his approach to life-long learning. He believes that starting each day with the question: 'What new can I learn today?' is a great way to continuously grow and progress, even if the day doesn't go as planned.

From creativity and the drive to optimize to the ability to listen and understand, he reveals the key components that have allowed him to succeed in neurotech. He also shares his insights on what he looks for in job applicants at Cognixion and what qualities he believes are essential for success in the field.

Join us as we explore the incredible potential of neurotech to make a difference in the lives of millions of people with disabilities and learn from Andreas how he is doing the impossible and changing lives through technology, all while continuously learning and growing. Tune in now to 'Neurocareers: Doing the Impossible!'

About the Podcast Guest:

Andrea Forsland is the Founder & CEO of Cognixion, the Assisted Reality company based in Santa Barbara, California and Toronto, Ontario. Cognixion ONE is a brain-computer interface that is integrated with an augmented reality display. It has wide-ranging implications as the foundational technology for a future metaverse where our mind and body are immersed in the user experience. Their primary focus is ensuring that the future of AR is universally accessible with the help of biological sensors and intuitive user interfaces and designed to assist millions of people with complex disabilities using their face, eyes, and now brain as a direct control interface for mobile and AR, and is addressing the needs of a half billion people worldwide with physical and communication challenges. Cognixion is recognized as a top 21 neurotech startup to watch, recently won the Red Dot Best of the Best Award for AR/VR and was nominated for the Red Dot Luminary Award, the Edison Award, and Singularity Global Grand Challenge, and is led by luminaries including the creator Siri, and signal processing sensor fusion for the Tricorder Xprize winner, plus multiple patents in the areas of natural user interfaces and brain-computer interface for augmented reality. 

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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 students and recent graduates in neuroscience and neurotechnologies. As a professional coach with a background in the field, Dr. K understands the unique challenges and opportunities facing students 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

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