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These are the 13 neuroscience blogs and podcasts you need to follow in 2016.

Neuroscience is seductive. We have studies proving that the presence of irrelevant neuroscience information makes explanations of psychological phenomena ...

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 ...

Knitting your way to a healthier, happier mind

I've been proudly involved with Neural Knitworks since its inception, sharing the latest article out on this fabulous ...
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 ...

My TEDx talk ‘Indulge Your Neurobiology’

Here it is: My TEDx Northern Sydney Institute talk 'Indulge Your Neurobiology'. In my talk I share my ...
Your pain is in fact produced in your head and it will produce it more readily and more intensely if you have what you think is clear evidence that something is wrong

No brain, no pain: it’s in the mind

With thanks to The Conversation for publishing this fascinating article by Prof Moseley (and their creative commons license ...
Neuroplasticity - how learning the violing rewires your brain

What actually IS neuroplasticity?

Last year I flew home to New Zealand for an old friend's 40th birthday (life is too short ...

My top 5 brain health stories for 2014.

As 2014 draws to a close I've crunched the numbers and come up with the the top 5 most ...

Antidepressants may be no better than a placebo, so why take them?

The placebo effect, the power of belief, and the mind-body relationship is fascinating. In fact, a desire to understand ...
cultured rat brain cells

How stem cells can help to repair the damaged brain.

At the time of publishing this blog post I'm in Marrakesh with my family about to start month ...

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9 Daily Habits of Highly Healthy Brains

Learn how to use neuroscience in your everyday life.