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Take A Peek Into Your Brain And Discover All It’s Wonders

Thе Rіvеr оf Consciousness by Oliver Sacks wіll bе a brоаdеr and more direct lооk аt hоw thе brаіn and mіnd wоrk, аѕ аlwауѕ, incorporating Sасkѕ’ rісh historical and personal соntеxt. Advаnсеѕ іn neuroscience have rеvоlutіоnіzеd оur ability tо vіѕuаlіzе the brain іn action. For thе first time wе аrе able tо сlоѕе thе gар between the рhіlоѕорhісаl ԛuеѕtіоnѕ which hаvе consumed the wоrld’ѕ thіnkеrѕ since thе еіghtееnth century and thе truе physiological bаѕіѕ оf perception and соnѕсіоuѕnеѕѕ. A Deep Examination To Our Memory In Thе Rіvеr оf Consciousness, Sасkѕ wіll…

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Brain is A Piece Of Muscle So Train It Up and Make It Strong With “Lumosity” Today

By now you have undoubtedly heard about how important it is to keep your brain healthy and active. In order to prevent issues as you age, such as Alzheimers, you should try to exercise your mind. This can be done through many different types of brain-training games, but unfortunately they can often be a bit boring or repetitive. For example, Sudoku or other puzzle games can be fun at first, but once you get the hang of them it can feel a bit robotic. Some apps claim to be brain-training,…

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The Obsession with New Things Is Burdening Our Brain

Commercial organizations depend and thrive on our natural curiosity. That’s right, companies know that people are driven by a strong obsession for obtaining new information, products and services. Just take a look at cellphone companies, and how they constantly find ways to upgrade you to new phones and contracts. Also take a look at your inbox. You’ll no doubt find countless emails arriving every week that are ads and promotions for new stuff. Now, it’s not that new stuff is bad. It’s just that when we attempt to consume too…

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Sharpen Your Brain and Fall Asleep Faster With a Before-Bed Brain Dump

With access to different information platforms like Google, Facebook, News channels, families and even your own perspectives walking down the street, your mind becomes cluttered. Your brain is busier than ever before as an information-processing system.[1] As you sit down to work in front of your computer, you may find yourself too overwhelmed to focus. Your head is stuck and you are mentally paralyzed. An office worker could be trying to finish his project but gets distracted by customer emails. A mom of two kids could be wondering how she…

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Turn off These 6 Dangerous Inner Dialogues That Kills Your Brain Power

Have you ever had an internal dialogue playing on loop in your brain? Your mind seems to be always working even when things are quiet. We don’t only use this dialogue to solve problems, we also spend part of our time having an internal conversation with ourselves. We have a world happening inside our heads replete with catch phrases and mantras. Most of us don’t even realize that we’re having this conversation. Michael Singer, author of The Untethered Soul, likens this mental chatter to our “inner roommate.” Your inner roommate…

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Secrets of the Creative Brain

There are countless books and movies about individuals whose skills seemed to be naturally given. This has created a misconception that creativity is simply something you have, or do not have. A recent book Great Minds and How to Grow Them has shown that there is often no such thing as a born genius or born creative.[1] In fact, much like a muscle, creativity and inventiveness can be developed. It can even be taught. All it takes is practice, and exercising those creative muscles that have often been unused and…

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How Clutter Drains Your Brain (and What You Can Do About It)

You’re sitting on the subway or bus, trying to read something. It could be related to a work project or it could even be for pleasure. A person comes and sits down next to you. They’re in the middle of a loud personal conversation about their friend’s romantic antics. Now, instead of focusing on your reading, you find yourself hearing parts about someone’s love life — and, in fact, you have to consciously focus on ignoring that conversation to get your own reading done. Most people think it’s easy to…

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Why It’s Difficult to Be Creative: An Underdeveloped Right Brain

Most of the works in the society are driven by the left-brain, which does best with linear and logical thought processes. Think about the academic settings, everything from class content to assessments of languages, maths and sciences are designed to work in a logical manner. When it comes to work, most jobs involve tasks that are procedural work and most forms of fact-checking. The performance of all these tasks executed by the left-brain are easily quantified. This has set the left-brain for better training than the right-brain. The power of the…

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You’ve Been Using Your Brain Wrong: Human Brains Aren’t Designed to Remember Things

If you think that the secret to effective brainpower is to stuff it with as much information as possible using your memory, think again. Look at these. This is what will appear in your mind when I ask you to recall the night view in the city. When it comes to memory, our brains are typically no better than an 8GB USB storage device. In the modern world, information bombards us constantly. And if we rely on our 8GB capacity to memorize as much as possible, the only way to…

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How I Become Creative by Spending 10 Minutes a Day to Exercise My Brain Muscle

I still remember that time when I was around the age of 6, I drew a picture about me and my parents during art class. That was my first class and I could draw anything but I really wanted to draw my family and so I did. My other classmates drew something different, some drew animals, some drew ugly aliens, some drew pretty princesses. My teacher came to me and said, “Brian, you can be more creative next time.” And that moment I thought, maybe I really wasn’t a creative…

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