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How to Maximize Wellbeing by Tuning 4 Brain Circuits

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Wellbeing is essentially a skill that can be learned, just like learning to play a musical instrument. This post from FEELguide gives a low-down on the four neuroplastic brain circuits that govern wellbeing and how to tune them like an instrument. Dr. Richard Davidson is one of the world’s foremost experts in the study of the neural mechanics of emotion ... Read More »

Scientists Study Bats to Learn How Humans Focus Attention

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Researchers have discovered how bats screen out sounds not worth paying attention to, and this may provide clues to how humans do the same. This post from Science Daily reports what bats reveal about how humans focus their attention. You’re at a crowded party, noisy with multiple conversations, music and clinking glasses. But when someone behind you says your name, ... Read More »

Harvard Research Shows How Meditation Changes Mental Activity

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A Harvard neuroscientist, one of the first to show that practicing meditation causes structural changes in the brain, shares how meditation works. This post from Tech Insider describes the major changes a regular meditation practice brings about in your mental activity. Mindfulness meditation is incredibly popular right now. According to the National Institute of Health, 18 million people in the US have ... Read More »