By: Greater Good Magazine
No one would argue with the fact that teaching is stressful. Not only is the work highly challenging, teachers are also frequently underpaid, undervalued, and subject to harsh scrutiny. No wonder teacher burnout is on the rise and that many feel like leaving their profession.
But teacher stress is not only a problem for teachers; it can also be a problem for students. Read the rest of this entry »
Improve education, productivity and health via brain enhancement from SharpBrains
Experts at the leading edge of brain science and technology shared best practices to link brain health and mental health with wider priorities such as educational outcomes, workplace performance and resilience, lifelong learning, general happiness and well-being.
- Chair: Alexandra Morehouse, Chief Marketing Officer of Banner Health
- Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman, Founder and Chief Director of the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas
- Scott Pawson, Sr. Product Manager, New Product Lead at Pearson Clinical Assessment
- Dr. Kenneth Kosik, Co-Director of the Neuroscience Research Institute at UC-Santa Barbara
This presentation took place at the 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Reinventing Brain Health in the Digital Age (December 6-8th, 2016).
By: Alvaro Fernandez
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we would like to contribute to worldwide educational efforts.
We are offering the Kindle edition of The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness at an 80% discount, from today until May 31st. If you still don’t have your copy, or know of someone else who would enjoy the book, please take a minute or two to learn more…
Wishing lifelong Brain and Mental Health to everyone,
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Question by Isobel Martinez:
In the chapter about managing stress and building resilience, the sharpbrains guide talks about things like aerobic exercise, meditation and biofeedback-based training games. Where should a 46-year-old HR executive start? I’m interested in myself and also in what to potentially bring to the organization. Read the rest of this entry »