Mindfulness training is an approach for enhancing mental health and alleviating mental health difficulties that is based on eastern meditation techniques. The focus of mindfulness training is to increase one’s awareness of the present moment, enhance the non-judgmental observation of one’s surroundings, and decrease impulsive and [Read more…] about Mindfulness training for children with ADHD and their parents
Tomorrow, December 9th, at 11am Pacific Time/ 2pm Eastern Time, we will host a Live Q&A with David DiSalvo, author of What makes your brain happy and why you should do the opposite. [Read more…] about Reminder: Live Q&A tomorrow with brain science writer David DiSalvo
- “Measuring people’s changes in cognitive abilities is a better predictor of Alzheimer’s disease than changes in biomarkers, researchers from the Benito Menni Complex Assistencial en Salut Mental, Barcelona, Spain, reported in Archives of General Psychiatry, a JAMA journal.”
- “The investigators used a range of tests to assess [Read more…] about Study: Cognitive Markers or Biomarkers to manage Cognitive Health across the Lifespan?
Next time you are in a public space (perhaps now you are at home, as I am as I write these lines), look left, look in front, look right. Perhaps you can see someone who would benefit from the awareness that he or she is endowed with that wonderful, unique, organ!
(Note: don’t watch TV, or you will spend your day calling all those 1–800 numbers…)