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The Negativity Bias What is the negativity bias and how is it affecting us at work? It’s likely that in school, we were all taught that your brain develops until your early 20s and at around the age of 25 your brain just stops growing. From 25 onward, you slowly start to lose brain cells
The Changing Brain What exactly is neuroplasticity and why is it important for you and your team? It’s likely that in school, we were all taught that your brain develops until your early 20s and at around the age of 25 your brain just stops growing. From 25 onward, you slowly start to lose brain
How Meditation Helps Your Brain When You’re Stressed, According To Experts “Meditating is kind of like tidying up or KonMari-ing your brain.” We know everyone is talking about meditation right now. It’s having a moment, and for good reason! Studies are coming out in force demonstrating that meditation reduces stress. How does it help the
What Not to Do When You’re Trying to Motivate Your Team Are you a leader trying to motivate your team? It can be a daunting task at times. Here’s what NOT to do: Click Here to Read Article Do you want more tips on how you can be a better leader? Check out our services:
Leadership: Being Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable “Leadership development is as much about learning as it is about developing skills. But to learn and grow, we need to get comfortable with being uncomfortable.” How do we do this? by developing new mindsets, accepting failure and suspending the ego. Click below for the full article. Click Here
Lack of motivation: Does inflammation alter brain systems? Lacking motivation? It could be due to inflammation. A new study has come out linking low-grade inflammation in the brain to a person’s level of motivation. Read on to find out more. Click Here to Read Article Do you want to learn how to decrease inflammation and
MUSIC MAKING PROMOTES BRAIN PLASTICITY ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN Want to keep your brain healthy? Learn a new instrument. Making music is proven to promote brain plasticity across your lifespan. Check out this study for the evidence. Click Here to Read Article Do you want to learn other ways that you can increase your neuroplasticity?
THE ALLURE AND TRAP OF ANTICIPATING DANGER Are you prone to ‘what if?’ thinking? A lot of us are. As a survival mechanism, our brains are constantly trying to predict outcomes of situations we have no control over. Sometimes this can be detrimental, especially when this kind of thinking increases to the point of anxiety.
THE NEUROSCIENCE OF EMPATHY The concept of ’empathy’ is relatively new to us. It’s only been 50 or so years since the term was first introduced to neuroscience. So, how far have we come? what do we know today about the neural basis of empathy? This article gives a great recap of our current theories.