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Boost Your Focus

We know that the brain’s ability to focus is capacity limited. When you listen, it puts a brake on how much you can see and do at the same time. That’s the reason why many people struggle to c ...

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Stress changes your strategy for learning

Different brain regions are activated and different strategies for learning are used when subjects are stressed, say authors Schwabe and Wolf in an article published in the Journal of Neuroscience. S ...

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In the Zone: Peak Performance

In this webinar, Dr. Evian Gordon explains “Finding and keeping your Zone of optimal performance.” Your ‘Zone’ describes the nonconscious, automatic, in-the-moment sense of well-being  ...

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What you gain by training your brain

Short-term mindfulness meditation can physically alter the connections in your brain. And according to the authors of a recent study, these results “…could provide a means for intervention to impr ...

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Inhibiting movements can reduce risky behavior

Research shows that training people to become less impulsive may reduce risk-taking behavior during gambling. These insights could help provide guidance for new addiction treatment programs. Recently  ...

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Focus your attention

A recent article in the New York Times describes the “Risky Rise of the Good-Grade Pill.” Teenagers are taking (and in some cases snorting) Adderall, an amphetamine prescribed for the treatment of ...

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Relaxation Room

Demo of Relaxation Room, one of the many brain health exercises on MyBrainSolutions.

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The plastic brain: Behavior is modified by experience

Neuroscience has demonstrated that the brain changes, for better or worse, and that brain “plasticity” can be evaluated. Stress, for example, can physically alter not only the connections between  ...

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Creativity and reasoning during decision-making

Our ability to adapt to our environment often relies on considering multiple behavioral strategies and potentially creating a new strategy to succeed. The frontal lobes of our brains, which make execu ...

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Risk and reward under stress

Hold off on making those big decisions when you feel you have too much on your plate. Feeling stressed alters how you calculate risk and reward. It might be better to first focus on crossing the littl ...

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The value of sleep

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that more than quarter of the population doesn’t get enough sleep. Sleep deprivation is associated with a number of chronic diseases and co ...

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Boost Your Focus

We know that the brain’s ability to focus is capacity limited. When you listen, it puts a brake on how much you can see and do at the same time. That’s the reason why many people struggle to comp ...

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