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
Neuromyth: It’s all downhill after the age of 20. False, and thank goodness! Life would be disappointing if our brain was done after the age of 20. One area of our brain called the hippocampus grows new brain cells throughout our lifespan. The … [Read more...] about Neuromyth #4 It’s all downhill after the age of 20, (Thank goodness it’s a myth!)
Our thoughts emotions and actions become deeply rooted neural connections in our brain and at times it seems we can’t change them. Yet our brain is capable of rewiring those connections. And our brain lets the ones we don’t desire to diminish and get … [Read more...] about How to rewire your brain. No it’s not hard-wired!
NeuroMyth #3. Our brain is hard-wired. False. Although it may seem like our emotions, thoughts and actions are hard-wired, and it’s impossible to change; this statement simply is not true. It is true that some of our brain pathways called … [Read more...] about Our Brain is not Hard-Wired!