Slowing doesn't mean slacking off or settling for less, or not "giving it all you've got," he said. Instead, it is the gateway to fully paying attention and so to noticing the details and subtleties of what you're doing.
"Brand" had been with us since human time began. Millennia before marketing coined the term "branding," the how, when, and why of people "attaching" t...
I am not a Luddite and know quite well that technology can provide some important educational experiences. But I worry that slavish, uncritical devotion to technological gimmickry is shortchanging our students.
As a writer and former English teacher I sensed this. But now, science agrees with me. Yes, it's official. The New York Times says we learn more and express ourselves better when we write long hand.
Brain injury in youth is the leading public health crisis of our time. Concussions in sports have received the greatest amount of attention by the media; however, brain injuries can be caused by motor vehicle crashes, child abuse, falls, and gunshots as well as non-traumatic events like strokes, brain tumors, meningitis and seizure disorders.
The Natural Food Revolution of the 2000s may have turned our empty lives into a fullness of a new obsession: FOOD. It has spawned the everyday peep...
I recently visited a friend who runs a business, is a local politician, has a side business, has a home with a big yard he cares for, loves his wife a...
The Isla Vista mass murder is proof that we are past the time to break the nexus between guns, murder, and mental illness. And we should do that by enacting rigorous new gun-control legislation that takes account of an individual's fitness to own lethal weapons in light of what we are learning about the human brain.
Yes, concussions happen. It is part of the game, but we must implement initiatives to reduce the risk of injury, and prevent, preventable injuries.
It's amazing to me how much of our spiritual and emotional problems have clear biological and physical causes. The reason he was so demanding is that his body was hungry, and so his brain went into alarm mode:
Our job as educators (and parents) is to teach digital citizenship. Screen time may in fact change their brain, but we'd rather be in front of that opportunity, coaching and mentoring along the way such that they understand responsible use and proper etiquette.
He can't remember his daughter playing soccer. Sometimes he has trouble finishing his sentences. He is Brett Favre, one of the greatest football quarterbacks of all time.
So often what stops us from altering our behavior is the belief that transformation can only be achieved through drastic action. Yet studies conclude that it doesn't take a lot of walking to reap a lot of benefit -- a small move delivers a big change.
Co-authored by Millie Grenough and Karin Joy Whitley Maybe it's a phone call, an accident, or an unexpected diagnosis that stops us in our tracks. ...
It's true, brain injury can make a person dangerous. But I wonder if Rove realizes that notoriety is something that could do that too.
Let's make the best of the situation by focusing on brain food. Follow the guide below to amp up your energy and focus so your time in the stacks is well spent. Then hit the beach.
Although we touched upon the need for gender intelligence in education and leadership last week, in our next few pieces we'll dig a bit deeper with Barbara Annis and Dr. Keith Merron, authors of Gender Intelligence, into how our expectations can shape our decisions on policy and practice.
Putting consciousness first is a "top down" approach, meaning that it posits some general truths before anyone starts examining bits and pieces.
Men are from Mars, women are from Venus... or are they? Are the differences between boys and girls really that great? Or is our biological determinism more of a self-fulfilled prophecy?
New experiences can be both exciting and scary, but overcoming your fear, embracing your strengths, and demonstrating curiosity will reap the benefits of personal growth and discovery, contributing to good health.