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Imagine this: mental imagery strengthens neural circuits.

Imagine this: thinking about exercise strengthens your muscles, even if you don’t move an inch. Mental imagery not ...

REFIRE: 6 steps to rewire your brain (and master anything).

You can teach an old brain new tricks. But it takes more than simply waving a magic neuroplasticity ...

What is brain plasticity and why is it so important?

What is brain plasticity and why is it so important? Duncan Banks, The Open University Neuroplasticity – or ...

This is your brain on placebo effects

When you visit your doctor to get a pill to treat a sore back, you might start to ...

This is the one daily habit that will protect your mental health.

This is the one daily habit that will protect your mental health. Today's article comes from Max Jacobs, ...

Can you think yourself into a different person?

  We used to believe our brains couldn’t be changed. Now we believe they can – if we ...

Deep sleep strengthens long-term immune system memory

Sleep. That under-appreciated and under-consumed daily nightly activity that takes up nearly one third of our lives has a new-found ...

Nurture your mind and it will nurture your body.

Today's blog post 'The Body Whisper' comes from the wise and super smart Xian Hu, a.k.a. Mandy, who studied ...
PTSD, stress, cortisol, memory

Fearful memories reinforced by the stress hormone cortisol.

Fearful memories are reinforced by the stress hormone cortisol. We're all more likely to remember events that have ...
Why a wandering mind is an unhappy mind

Smartphone app shows a wandering mind is an unhappy mind.

An intriguing paper called 'A wandering mind is an unhappy mind,' was published in the journal Science a couple ...

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