Our brain predicts most of what we do. It’s a self-preservation tactic. What would our life be like if we chose to help our brain predict something different than our usual response? What would happen if we become aware of our reaction and … [Read more...] about Our Brain’s Job is to Protect us, via Prediction
We can no longer claim, The devil made me do it. We can no longer follow the theory that we need to regulate and override some beast living in the emotional or lizard layer of our brain. Our brain is fully human and not composed of lizard … [Read more...] about We Can No Longer Claim ~ “The devil made me do it!”
“Who among us has never felt an inner tug-of-war between desire and reason.?” In her book 7 ½ lessons of the brain Lisa Barrett completely debunks the theory that we possess a three-layered brain: a lizard brain, an emotional brain, and a rational … [Read more...] about We have Human Brain not a Lizard Brain
Interesting fact: water takes twenty minutes to reach the bloodstream. Why is it we immediately feel less thirsty right after I drink? It’s because at the same time our brain was performing the action of drinking and swallowing, it also … [Read more...] about Our Brain Predicts almost everything we do.
Our brain is a network much like the internet. It’s always on and can be directed towards certain pathways and links. Any other link in the background is available, any time, all the time. Same in our brain’s networks. If the link that’s online … [Read more...] about Our Brain is a network much like the internet.
Today’s lesson from Lisa’s 7 1/2 Lessons about the brain is this: our brain is a network composed of 128 neurons which in turn communicate and create over five hundred trillion neuron-to-neuron connections. And it’s capable of restructuring … [Read more...] about Our Brain is Always Online