I believe that emotions are holding us back, whether that is love, hate, anger you name it. Emotions cloud our judgement, decision-making, rational and logical thinking and if you are not in control of them they can leave you in a mess. However, we have the ability to master our emotions! Let's delve in a bit deeper. Our "two" brains When you follow the path of … [Read more...] about How To Master Your Emotions
Neuroscience, Psychology And Our Brain From what I read and experienced thus far psychologists practise in almost complete ignorance of neuroscience. Few would be able to describe the brain’s structure, the basics of how it works, its major systems, or modern theories on brain processes and their effects on behaviour. Because of that lack of neuroscience, these … [Read more...] about Neuroscience, Psychology And Our Brain
What Are Neurotransmitters? The brain has billions and billions of neurons. These cells communicate with each other by releasing chemical messengers, called neurotransmitters, into the synapse, where they are then taken up by specific receptors on neighboring cells. There are many types of neurotransmitters in the brain. What they have in common is that they are produced … [Read more...] about What Are Neurotransmitters?
The Neuroscience Behind Fear What happens in our brain when we are afraid? Our response to scary situations is often described as the “flight-or-fight” response. In a fear situation, our body produces adrenaline and groups of hormones called endorphins. A 2008 study in the Journal of Neurology also found that flooding the brain with dopamine is also linked to behaviors … [Read more...] about Fear And The Neuroscience Behind It
PEAK: The Neuroscientific Way To Self-Improvement So as some of you might know I am currently working a new book "PEAK: The Neuroscientific Way To Self-Improvement which focuses on Neuroscience and how we can use it to improve ourselves on a fundamental level. How is it going? Good, and it took some time to finish it, but we are getting near the end. As I wrote about … [Read more...] about PEAK: The Neuroscientific Way To Self-Improvement