What Stress, Change, And Isolation Do To Your Brain
Learn the science behind why your brain acts the way it does when you're experiencing change, stress, and isolation. Once you know the science, you can learn how to cope.
Not just a headache: How migraine changes your brain
Migraine changes the way you experience the world all the time, not just during an attack. It's time for a new approach to treatment
Smiling Changes How You View the World
How To Change Your Mind, Your Brain, & Your Life
“If you want to change your life, you must change your mind and change your brain… on purpose.” Bill Crawford When I have the opportunity to talk with people...
Brain Plasticity: How learning changes your brain
Neuroplasticity or brain plasticity refers to the brain’s ability to CHANGE throughout life. The brain has the amazing ability to reorganize itself by forming new connections between brain cells.
How Habits Change Your Brain
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How addiction changes your brain
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta says the brain is "rewired" when someone becomes addicted.
How gratitude changes your brain
Developing a habit of gratitude changes your state in the short term and rewires your brain to be happier in the long term, but it also programs your brain t...
How technology is changing your brain
We all know that technology can be both a blessing and a curse, but did you realize that our dependence on technology is actually changing the way our brains function?
How Art Changes Your Brain
In July 2014, the Public Library of Science Journal pLoS-one, published evidence that creating art can: 1 Reduce negative emotional response 2 Trigger a relaxation response 3 Promote psychological resiliency 4 Enhance self-awareness 5 Help to develop personal expression 6 Aid in focused attention 7 Help to achieve successful cognitive regulation of emotions The Journal …
How Mindfulness Changes Your Brain
Science has proven, beyond any doubt, that a steady practice of mindfulness causes beneficial physical changes in the brain.
How Yoga Changes Your Brain
Inside yoga and meditation's astounding ability to rewire our brains for the better
How Art Changes Your Brain (and Your Heart)
As a child, I distinctly remember the gestalt of singing in a choir, being on stage with my friends and making new friends who share, experience, and exchange ideas, energy and the love of Jewish texts and music. I’m so proud to know that I come from people who have always taken an active part in creating beautiful family moments in many artistic genres. Looking back, I attribute many of my abilities to connect with people, to think creatively and to have great…
How Painting With Your Feet Changes Your Brain
For those born without hands, the brain is able to ‘map’ toe placements to the same places that fingers would’ve gone.
How Meditation Changes Your Brain — and Your Life
Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson tell the story of this revolutionary breakthrough in our understanding of how meditation works.
How Your Phone Is Changing Your Brain
The New York Post reports Americans check their phones 80 times a day. Find out what scientific data tells us about how our phones are changing our brains.
Neuroscience: This Is How Meditation Changes Your Brain for the Better
The incredible science of how even a little meditation significantly alters your brain.
10 Ways A Good Workout Changes Your Brain
Share on As a neuroscientist, I've always been fascinated with the awesome malleability of our brains. I focused much of my early career studying the changes in the brain that occur as we form new long-term memories. But more recently, I've become fascinated with a very different form of brain plasticity. This new research direction was inspired by striking changes I noticed in my own brain after an exercise “wake-up call” finally motivated me to start a regular exercise routine. Yes, I got…
A Neuroscientist Explains How Meditation Changes Your Brain
Do you struggle, like me, with monkey-mind? Is your brain also a little unsettled, restless, capricious, whimsical, fanciful, inconstant, confused, indecisive, or uncontrollable? That’s the definition of “monkey mind” I’ve been given! If you need more motivation to take up this transformative practice, neuroscience research has shown that meditation and mindfulness training can cause neuroplastic …
Language skills change how your brain works
The languages you speak — even the ones you may have heard when you were just an infant — have a lasting effect on how your brain processes information, researchers find.