By: Apoorv Mathur
Last year I got very interested in the functioning of the human brain and the science behind mindfulness and learning , so was quite excited to attend the SharpBrains Virtual Summit  in December, indulging in the latest trends in applied neuroscience and digital innovation.
The Summit focused on the theme of reinventing brain health in the digital age, and brought together leading researchers, entrepreneurs, financiers and policymakers passionate with the mission of moving neuroscience and cognitive research from science labs towards applications in Health, Wellness and Education. Here’s a summary of the many things I discovered. Read the rest of this entry »
How stress may increase risk of heart disease and stroke (ScienceDaily):
“Heightened activity in the amygdala — a region of the brain involved in stress — is associated with a greater risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a study published in The Lancet that provides new insights into Read the rest of this entry »
By: Greater Good Magazine
Many beginner meditators, myself included, start out with a mindful breathing meditation: one breath in, one breath out, the mind wanders, you bring it back.
Armed with an app guiding me through Read the rest of this entry »
Quick heads-up: Our Founder and Editor-in-Chief Alvaro Fernandez will give a talk in Vancouver, Canada, on November 3rd, 6:30-8pm. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Dr. David Rabiner
ADHD in children puts stress on parents. In fact, parents of children with ADHD report greater parenting stress, less satisfaction in their parenting role, and more depressive symptoms than other parents. They also report more negative interactions with their child. This is certainly not true in all families where a child has ADHD but instead reflects average differences that have been found.
How do ADHD symptoms in children affect parents’ feelings about parenting and their behavior toward their child? Read the rest of this entry »