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The coffee drinker’s guide to better brain health

Two early-morning long blacks. A lunchtime flat white (especially if I'm near a cafe). And sometimes a sneaky ...

The upside of anger.

We tend to think of our emotions such as anger, sadness or guilt, as something to avoid at ...

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 ...

Your life’s purpose. Why finding your passion is essential to maintaining brain health.

I've been writing this brain health blog since 2013, and it has changed my life and my career ...

Busy brains build resilience to ageing. (Part 6 of Your Brain at 100)

This is part 6 of a series of lessons in brain health from our elders — those folk ...

7 principles of neuroscience every coach and therapist should know

What does neuroscience have to do with coaching and therapy? Short answer: Quite a lot! If you're a ...

How to stop procrastinating (now).

We’ve all been there. The deadline is looming, and you know it’s finally time to sit down and ...

Can you prevent memory loss and brain ageing?

Here I take a look at some of the evidence linking education and occupation with better cognitive function ...

How to go with the flow.

White water kayakers and musicians experience it. So do video-gamers, rock climbers, and experienced meditators. If you’ve ever ...

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9 Daily Habits of Highly Healthy Brains

Learn how to use neuroscience in your everyday life.