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Pineal Gland: What Affects It and How to Activate and Stimulate It

The pineal gland, which is located at the centre of the brain, is responsible for the production of a serotonin derivative known as melatonin; a hormone that helps to regulate and keep a healthy circadian rhythm (which regulates your sleep patterns), but

Your Brain Has A DELETE Button And Here’s How To Use It!

There’s an old saying in neuroscience: “neurons that fire together wire together.”This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. This is why, to quote another old saw, “practice makes perfect”. The more you practice piano, or speaking a language, or juggling, the stronger those circuits get. Scientists have known this for years. However, nowadays researchers learn another part of the truth: In order to learn something, even more important than
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Speak with Love: How Words Literally Restructure Our Brains

The words you choose to use can literally change your brain.Dr. Andrew Newberg, a neuroscientist at Thomas Jefferson University, and Mark Robert Waldman, a communications expert, collaborated on the book, “Words Can Change Your Brain.” They write:“The words you choose to use can literally change your brain.”When we use words filled with positivity, like “love” and “peace”, we can alter how our brain functions by increasing cognitive reasoning and strengthening areas in our frontal lobes. Using
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Manifestation - The Mindspace of Quantum Physics and Neuroscience

The concept of reality and the search for our ultimate reality has dogged humans ever since we stood upright and noticed the starry heavens above us. Much of our human existence is devoted to trying to make sense of our place in the universe and the role and interaction we have within that reality. Various schools of philosophical, spiritual and scientific thought now exist which attempt to explain this dominant question of our human existence.At the dawn of the 21st century, mankind is faced
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Neuroscience of Happiness: 4 Rituals to Bring Joy into Your Life

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.Actually, don’t trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy. UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life. Here’s what you and I can learn from the people who really have answers:Sometimes it
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This Ancient Technique Rewires Your Brain to Live in the Present Moment

The idea of trying to focus on one thing at a time can seem impossible for some people; and in fact, it is impossible for some people.With more and more people suffering from attention deficit disorders, busy demands on their lives at work, more responsibilities than ever on the home front, and bills constantly piling up, it’s a wonder anyone can get anything done to completion. Many people shell out thousands of dollars to work with career coaches and life coaches to help them manage
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How to Stop Being Overwhelmed at Work: Six Techniques for Beating Stress

When you are feeling overwhelmed at work, it is important find out why you feel that way. Do you have too many responsibilities, or feel there are too few hours in the day? Is your boss piling on the pressure? Or is the company culture getting you down?Understand the triggers “Feeling overwhelmed is actually a stress response when we feel the demand on us outweighs our resources,” says Diana Dawson, career psychologist and owner of Working Career. Feeling out of control and under pressure is
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Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves. So here's a science-backed one: make a playlist of the 10 songs found to be the most relaxing on earth. Sound therapies have long been popular as a way of relaxing and restoring one's health. For centuries, indigenous cultures have
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Want to Raise Your IQ? Neuroscience Says to Take Up This Easy Habit

Most of us think of IQ as a fixed thing, like a SAT score. You take a test, they tell you how smart you are, and that's that.Turns out that's wrong. Neuroscience is demonstrating that brain functioning is actually far more fluid than previously believed. For example, research out of the University of Zurich shows that doing one simple thing can actually raise a person's IQ. And we're not just talking about children, whose brains are usually considered more pliable than those of adults
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