There has never been any serious question that football is a concussion delivery system. But despite this knowledge, over the years, players have been encouraged to "shake it off." The conduct of the NFL is duplicitous and must be scrutinized under a bright and honest light to reveal the truth.
The words we use to talk about cancer, in children and adults, influence how we think about cancer and those unlucky enough to be touched by it. Survivors are called "victorious" and "winners." Those who have not survived their cancer are called "angels" and "in a better place.
What can be more nurturing than to make fun, easy creative meals together with your child? We nurture the relationship and feed their bodies.
Launched with approximately $100 million in initial funding, BRAIN is a high-risk, high-reward effort that will provide basic but significant research insights in neuroscience and will have a major applied impact on health and human well-being far into the future.
Being aware of these meta-messages, you create a safe work culture for open, candid, caring conversations, allowing all parties to interact at the highest level, sharing perspectives, feelings, and aspirations, while elevating insights and wisdom.
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In this week's episode of "The Rabbit Hole" on The Chopra Well, Deepak Chopra takes us into the inner working of the global brain, shaped by social networks and technology.
Freud knew we could not fully understand the biology of the brain, and consequently, his approach was more art than science. Now, science is getting closer to creating the holistic puzzle to help scientist solve pervasive challenges for brain health.
This is a good time to examine President Obama's recent attempt to bring more of American science under centralized direction and control.
When a leader trusts that an employee will be able to tackle a project successfully, and the employee does, something happens neurochemically in both of them.
Not everyone can be a "Super Ager", but by trying, you'll make your chances that much more likely for becoming a successful brain ager.
Research into high performance states is one of many opportunities that will emerge from the administration's investment in the neurosciences. The neuromarketing movement has demonstrated the appetite for the marriage of the cognitive science toolkit and consumer insight.
How do we get our kids to remember how and why they should make healthy food choices? When children are involved in a playful activity, it puts them in a good mood. Using their five senses ensures long-term vivid memories.
The brain is at the center of health and well-being, yet our deficit in understanding of the detail of its complexity limits our response to those conditions that cripple so many in our society.
"Brain age" is a fiction. Some brain functions tend to improve, and some decline as we get older. And there is considerable variability across individuals, which only grows as people get older.
Teenagers are attracted to novel and risky activities, especially with peers, at a time when they lack judgment and the ability to weigh future consequences. How specifically should this scientific insight into teenage risk taking inform policy and legal decisions?
Not unlike many media outlets, The New York Times recently reported about President Obama's call for "a multiyear research effort to produce an 'activity map' that would show in unprecedented detail the workings of the human brain."
With only 21 percent of women in senior management in the U.S., is America at risk of a "brain drain?" The answer is probably "Yes," as corporate executives shop the world for talent to manage their fast-growing businesses.
There's a pervasive notion that women simply do not like porn. But does neuroscience back that up? The answer, surprisingly, turns out to be "not exactly." Porn has more sway over women's brains than one might think.
The more complex a task was, the more strongly the bilingual kids out-scored their monolingual counterparts.