Su Sanne

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Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Why your brain loves procrastination

Tax Day is a horror for many procrastinators.<p>For many people, a little procrastination isn't harmful — like 15 minutes lost in Facebook or putting off doing the laundry for a few days.<p>But then there are things like taxes. And all the people who keep meaning to start saving for retirement, but never …

10 Ways to Increase the Dopamine In Your Brain

<i>“Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that helps control the brain’s reward and pleasure centers. Dopamine also helps regulate movement and emotional</i> …

Positive Thinking

Anatomy and physiology of the enteric nervous system

The enteric nervous system (ENS) is a quasi autonomous part of the nervous system and includes a number of neural circuits that control motor …

Gut instincts: The secrets of your second brain

Gut Feelings–the "Second Brain" in Our Gastrointestinal Systems [Excerpt]

<i>From</i> The Good Gut: Taking Control of Your Weight, Your Mood and Your Long-Term Health, <i>by Justin Sonnenburg and Erica Sonnenburg, PhDs. Reprinted by</i> …

The effect of listening to music on human transcriptome

Introduction<p>Listening to music is common in all societies. A plethora of neurophysiological studies have demonstrated that listening to and/or …

The effect of music‐induced mood on attentional networks

Abstract<p>Attention network theory suggests that there are three separate neural networks that execute the discrete functions of alerting, orienting, …

Neuroscience of Music - How Music Enhances Learning Through Neuroplasticity

Neuroscience research into the neuroscience of music shows that musicians’ brains may be primed to distinguish meaningful sensory information from …

Neuroscience

The Surprising Science Behind What Music Does To Our Brains

You’re probably listening to music in your headphones at work right now. Whether you are powering through your to-do list or brainstorming creative ideas, here is how the tunes you are playing affect how your brain works.<p>I’m a big fan of music, and use it a lot when working, but I had no idea about …

How scientists fell in and out of love with the hormone oxytocin

Scientists ​believed a whiff of the​ chemical could increase trust between humans. Then they ​went back and checked​ their work.<p>Would you trust a stranger with a packet filled with notes detailing your sexual secrets?<p>In 2010, psychologist Anthony Lane and his colleagues at Catholic University of …

Foods To Eat For Good Brain Health

Typically, we eat with our body weight or heart health in mind, but research shows we should also be eating for our brains. It is now well known that …

Nutrition

Study looks at why people may feel more helpless in stressful situations than others

Scientists have identified a list of brain areas that might have a critical role to play in stress-induced depression<p>Stress - we're all too familiar …

What we learned about the brain this week: anxiety and motivation

Anxiety has many physiological side effects; increased heart rate, nausea, dizziness. Now a new study has added another side effect: changes in …

The Brain

Anxious, depressed, scared? Close down the browser and face your fears

We all use the internet as a distraction, but for people like me who suffer panic attacks and anxiety it can become a digital rabbit hole that’s hard to escape<p>“What type of sandwich, sir?”<p>I regained my balance and gripped the counter tight with my sweaty hands, staring at the man opposite. He …

Harvard Psychologists Suggest Simple Body-Language Tweaks That Instantly Boost Confidence

What can – in an instant – elevate your sense of power? The answer isn’t winning the lottery or getting that big promotion. It’s a “power pose” and …

Body Language

5 Apps to Transform Teaching and Personalize Learning

• Whole-group instruction<br>• Guided practice<br>• Independent practice<br>• Reflection<p>1. Personalize whole-group instruction and gather formative data.<p>Whole-group …

Education Technology

Why Some People Always Agree With Others

<b>New brain imaging research from the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences (MICCN) suggests that some people experience mental</b> …

'The Happiness of Your Life Depends on the Quality of Your Thoughts' (Marcus Aurelius) -- And Actions

The <i>New York Times</i> told the story of Heba Macksoud, a woman in <i>hijab</i>, at whom a frightening derogatory remark was directed in her neighborhood grocery store. When, Macksoud shared her experience, she heard stories from other American Muslim women of being called names and told to "go home."<p>Shootings, …

Release Your Stress Through Meditation

<b>Meditation can help us embrace our worries, our fear, our anger; and that is very healing. We let our own natural capacity of healing do the work. -- Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p><b>Whether you are looking for more peace or less stress in your life, meditation could be exactly what you need</b>. A common misconception …

Sugar May Be as Damaging to The Brain as Extreme Stress or Abuse

Yikes.<p><i>This article was written by Jayanthi Maniam and Margaret Morris from UNSW Australia, and was originally published by The Conversation.</i><p>We all …