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How Much Exercise Keeps Our Brains Healthy As We Age – Professor Nicola Lautenschlager

Staying physically active later in life, by doing around an hour and half of moderate aerobic exercise and a couple of strength training sessions per week, can help keep your brain healthy. Research has shown that exercise can improve cognitive function in people who are concerned about their memory or have slight memory decline, and … Continue reading How Much Exercise Keeps Our Brains Healthy As We Age – Professor Nicola Lautenschlager

The Neuroscience of Depression in the Brain – Emma Allen

Depression is a multifaceted and insidious disorder, nearly as complex as the brain itself. As research continues to suggest, the onset of depression can be attributed to an interplay of the many elements that make us human—namely, our genetics, the structure and chemistry of our brains, and our lived experience. Second only, perhaps, to the … Continue reading The Neuroscience of Depression in the Brain – Emma Allen

New Study Discovers Neurons That Rewrite Traumatic Memories – Andréa Morris

An estimated one-third of people will suffer from stress or fear-related disorders at some point in their lifetime. Certain traumatic memories can stick with us and wreak havoc, causing chronic anxiety, depression, phobias and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). One of the most successful trauma treatments available is a behavioral therapy called "exposure therapy." A method … Continue reading New Study Discovers Neurons That Rewrite Traumatic Memories – Andréa Morris

Emotion Is Your Most Strategic Marketing Tool – Diana Davies

Emotion is the tool you need to create content that captures the attention of your target audience. You need to engage their brains then their hearts if you want your content to be shared across networks and social media platforms. The goal of your content goes beyond keeping your existing audience engaged and informed. You … Continue reading Emotion Is Your Most Strategic Marketing Tool – Diana Davies

Emotional Creativity: How We Become Better Creative Thinkers – Brett Steenbarger

An interesting realization came to me recently: I’ve never achieved a creative insight in a routine setting. It’s a sobering thought. Think of all the time we spend in routine settings, engaged in routine activities. Consider the typical business meeting, for example. How often have you experienced a creative insight – from others or from … Continue reading Emotional Creativity: How We Become Better Creative Thinkers – Brett Steenbarger

102 Brain-Based Learning Resources For, Well, Brain-Based Teaching – Sara Bass

Researchers in neuroscience, psychology and education are uncovering new information about how brains learn best at an unbelievable pace. We have more insight into the brain’s learning processes than at any other moment in history, and we are poised on the brink of a radical shift of how we think about education. Researching the conditions … Continue reading 102 Brain-Based Learning Resources For, Well, Brain-Based Teaching – Sara Bass

Brain Facts That Influence How People Learn

While our technology changes at an incredible rate, the brain evolves slowly, allowing for the vast amount of existing cognitive-science research on how the brain takes in information. To create powerful learning experiences, it’s helpful to understand how the brain works. Translating research into meaningful, evidence-based practices, programs, and policies is crucial for learning […] via … Continue reading Brain Facts That Influence How People Learn

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