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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 ...

Growing resilient children. 10 neuroscience facts all parents and teachers should know.

By Mariana Rickmann PhD. What do parents who also happen to be scientists (like me) do when faced with ...

Dopamine: the cause of digital addiction?

Dopamine is the most popular of neurotransmitters. Forget about the unsung heroes of neurotransmission glutamate and GABA (ever heard of ...

How to teach your kids about their brain.

Knowledge is power. So learning about the brain lays strong foundations for emotional intelligence. Wise words from clinical ...

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 ...

These are the 7 habits of highly healthy brains (in order of importance)

The relationships between our thoughts, our biology, the world around us, and our health and wellbeing are complex. Add ...

8 ways to encourage a growth mindset in kids.

Of all the topics I've written about over the years, how to foster a growth mindset in our ...

5 ways to improve your body-mind connection

Did you know that the chit chat between mind and body goes two ways? Your body is an ...
teenager sleep neuroscience later delay school start time

Should teenagers sleep in and start school later in the day?

  Would teenagers do better in their exams if they could sleep in and start school later in ...
Are music lessons the key to smarter kids

Are music lessons the key to smarter kids?

My 4 year-old son Jamie started piano lessons last year. This might seem a little young, but the ...

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9 Daily Habits of Highly Healthy Brains

Learn how to use neuroscience in your everyday life.