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The myth of multi-tasking.

Paying attention to the statistics A few years ago, I was invited to speak to a group of ...
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Brain-to-Brain Synchrony: How Neuroscience Decodes Trust, Rapport and Attachment

Because we’re social creatures, we tend to synchronise our actions and emotions (or at least the ones we ...
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How to go with the flow.

Whitewater kayakers and musicians experience it. So do video gamers, rock climbers, and experienced meditators. If you've ever ...

Curiosity changes the brain to boost memory and learning.

Emma Saville, The Conversation The more curious we are about a topic, the easier it is to remember ...

Menopause and sleep problems: are you too hot to sleep?

YOUR BRAIN ON MENOPAUSE: In this seven-part series, I explore menopause from a brain health perspective with a particular focus ...

The teenage brain and COVID. Telling stories might help.

In a recent Conversation article, Donna Pendergast, Griffith University and Stephen Dobson, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University ...
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The Pregnant Brain. Preparing the mind for motherhood.

This is a long read, download a PDF version of the article here. Motherhood changes everything Little did ...

This is your brain on empathy.

The Age of Introspection But how do you discover who you are and why you’re here? Pick up ...

The uncertain brain. A guide to facing the fear of the unknown.

Click here to download a PDF of this article “…in these uncertain and unprecedented times…” How often have ...

The creative-right vs analytical-left brain myth: debunked!

I’m a neuroscientist by trade. Popular culture would most likely label me 'logical, detail-oriented and analytical' (which I ...

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9 Daily Habits of Highly Healthy Brains

Learn how to use neuroscience in your everyday life.