Child psychology

Neuroscience

  • Priming: What is YOUR environment doing to you?

    Priming: What is YOUR environment doing to you?

    When I was in med school, I once overheard a friend’s sister saying “I don’t want a picture of a vulture inside my house, because it will make us think like one”

    I remember blowing it […]

  • The two habits that form habits

    The two habits that form habits

    In 2006, I weighed close to 85 kgs. It was the largest I had ever been and I got there with the help of pizza and minimal physical movement. Then on New Year’s eve 2007, […]

  • Super Memory-How to use Neuroscience to improve memory

    Super Memory-How to use Neuroscience to improve memory

    Super memory

    How to use brain science to boost memory power
    Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
    -Aeschylus

     

    I recently read an interesting Psychcentral article on learning techniques and it got me thinking about the beautiful brain mechanisms […]

  • 14 ways to have an effective conversation

    14 ways to have an effective conversation

    Life has become so fast and overloaded with stimuli, that we have less time available with which to learn of one another. Yet, the importance of connecting through genuine conversation is, and will always be, […]

  • What is cognitive behavior therapy?

    What is cognitive behavior therapy?

    Cognitive behavior therapy, or CBT as its otherwise called, is a process of stepping back and watching the brain think. This was a concept that I wish I had been introduced to in my twenty’s. […]

  • The power of habits

    The power of habits

    The power of habits

    Repeat anything often enough and it will start to become you.
    -Tom Hopkins

    If you do a google search for Habits, you will see that mankind has been discussing this since time immemorial. We […]

  • Is your thinking style worsening your depression/anxiety?

    Is your thinking style worsening your depression/anxiety?

    CBT  is a breakthrough therapy method for dealing with negative thoughts and emotions.

    But wait a minute!

    How can we “deal” with our thoughts? Don’t they “just happen”?

    Nope.

    Thoughts are the final end product of different electrical/chemical impulses […]

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