Wendy Ricci

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Are You Left or Right Brain?

According to the theory of left-brain or right-brain dominance, each side of the brain controls different types of thinking. Additionally, people are …

The Secret to Creativity, Intelligence, and Scientific Thinking: Being Able to Make Connections

When we shared this image from the @buffer Twitter account a while back, it got me thinking. <b>The Tweet resulted in over 1,000 retweets</b>, which seems …

Training the Brain to Listen: A Practical Strategy for Student Learning and Classroom Management

Explicit instruction on cognitive strategies that can help students learn <i>how</i> to learn may have a positive impact on both academic performance and …

Engineering the Human Brain

Wired’s piece, “The $1.3B Quest to Build a Supercomputer Replica of a Human Brain“, is a must-read — if you’re into big data, neuroscience, super …

The Brain-Training Secrets Of Olympic Athletes

With the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics well underway, millions of spectators are marveling at the physical skill and talent of the athletes competing in the Games.<p>But behind these athletes' physical feats is an arguably even more impressive mental prowess cultivated through years of training the mind …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Entertainment<p><i>GQ</i>’s Zach Baron talks about it all with a generational icon.<p>By Zach Baron15 hours agoView More<p>Best Stuff<p>These tested-and-approved picks …

For the love of the game

LOS ANGELES -- Steve Nash was halfway home Wednesday afternoon when he got word that some of the reporters who cover the Lakers were asking to speak …

See It Happen to Make It Happen: How Visualization Makes Athletes More Successful

Do you ever try to psych up before a lift or exercise? Does it actually improve your performance? <b>Several studies have shown that mental techniques</b> …

NeuroTracker Mental Training the New Frontier for Sports Performance

A pioneering technique for improving sports performance.<p>NeuroTracker was used widely at the 2012 NFL Combine to assess athletes’ perceptual-cognitive …

Performing Fearlessly in Sports | Sports Psychology Articles

Perform Without Fear in Competitions<p>How can you <b>perform fearlessly in competition</b>? Do you need a boatload of confidence? Do you need high trust in …

Self-confidence

Tips For Competitive Confidence | Sports Psychology Articles

Why Visualization Is Overrated<p>How do You Cope with Nerves? What do you or your athletes do when feeling <b>nervous or scared before competition</b>? …

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism

A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn

8 fitness myths debunked

When starting an exercise program, how do you know if the advice well-meaning friends are giving you is accurate or not?<p>We asked several fitness …