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The neurobiology of the afternoon nap

One Saturday afternoon in June 2013, I found myself lying flat on my back in the middle of ...

7 principles of neuroscience every coach and therapist should know

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

Does eating chocolate improve your brain function?

Thanks to Dr Amy Reichelt for this tasty article!  Amy's research focuses on addictive memories, reward, motivation and behavioural control. She's particularly interested ...

How to break bad habits using neuroscience

Your brain is fundamentally lazy. When it can, it wires thoughts, emotions, or behaviors into circuits deep below ...

A nap to recap. How daytime sleep improves recall.

A nap to recap. How daytime sleep improves recall. In case you missed that time I did a ...

Increasing Brain Potential ‘The Exchange’ TV show

  https://youtu.be/QReEE2t-4TY The Exchange TV says their show is a little is like meeting with your friends in ...

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 ...
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 ...
How memory works forgetting and improvement inforgraphic

The neuroscience of how your memory works and how to improve it [infographic]

Our memories give us our sense of self and make us who we are. Here's a look at ...

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