Your brain is plastic. It’s designed to change

Mar­ket research co. and think tank Sharp Brains fields FAQs by pointing to their own blog. By its own definition, the blog tracks brain-health innovation: news, research, tech and trend.

This is a twofer. Read it to learn what we are discovering on the cutting edge of brain science. Read it to watch a brilliant content marketing program at work.

From the post:

Q: What exactly does neu­ro­plas­tic­ity mean, and why is it so impor­tant for edu­ca­tion and health?
A: Start by read­ing how learn­ing changes your brain.

Q. Is this only rel­e­vant for older adults? Can I also apply it in the work­place (I am 47).
A. I strongly sus­pect you do have a human brain, so you may ben­e­fit from these Ten Habits of Highly Effec­tive Brains. Fur­ther, HR depart­ments would do well to start pay­ing more atten­tion to Cog­ni­tive Fit­ness and the Mature Work­force trends.

Q. I read so many con­flict­ing things, I don’t know where to start.
A. You are not alone. We should all be aware that It is Not Only Cars That Deserve Good Main­te­nance: Brain Care 101.

Q. How can my orga­ni­za­tion deliver brain fit­ness activ­i­ties as a com­mu­nity ser­vice?
A. These arti­cles will pro­vide good guide­lines and ideas: Retool­ing Use It or Lose It  and Pub­lic Libraries: Community-Based Health Clubs for the Brain.

Q. Every­one seems obsessed with brain games. What about med­i­ta­tion? 
A. Check out Yes, You Can Build Willpower and Mind­ful­ness Med­i­ta­tion in Schools.

Read the whole post here.

(Image of Selenga River Delta, Russian Federation—NASA, International Space Station, 11/03/10—courtesy of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center)



Leave a Comment