Monthly Archives: August 2012

Big businesses are banking on brain benefits for employees.

The Mind Business
By David Gelles
August 24, 2012

“It’s about training our minds to be more focused, to see with clarity, to have spaci...

Intense Prep for Law School Admission Test Alters Brain Structure

The brains of college students were imaged before and after three months of reasoning training in preparation for writing entrance exams for Law School. Comp...

7 Ways To Get Better Sleep Without Drugs

Americans need to get to sleep. Many of us get less than six hours of sleep on average, when at least seven hours is what’s recommended for good health. Ch...

Compelling new evidence that social skills trump academics

ScienceDaily (Aug. 6, 2012)

Young children who are able to pay attention and persist with a task have a 50 percent greater chance of completing colle...

Brain Imaging Can Predict How Intelligent You Are:

ScienceDaily (Aug. 1, 2012) — When it comes to intelligence, what factors distinguish
the brains of exceptionally smart humans from those of avera...