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Question Brainpower Through Mita Growth Survey

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We now know that IQ scores increase over a lifetime, that brains hold power tools for ethical excellence, and that dendrite brain cells rewire daily based on what you do. My question is,  Do your multiple intelligences expand too, or are they lifeless through lack of use? Whenever you tap… Read more »

10 Marks of Mental Poverty on Blog Action Day

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On first glance, mental poverty appears less destructive than physical forms of poverty. Look again though,  at  toxic wastelands in the human mind at work, and you’ll often spot poverty’s deadly marks. While it’s true that all forms of deficiency leave people emaciated, it’s also true that mental poverty sneaks… Read more »

Target Lessons from Opposing Views

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Pause for a moment and listen to opinionated or narrow-minded people you know. Listen to them tell others why they are far more qualified to give one-sided versions of a  topic than other people hold. Notice the put downs and attacks that fall like pellets in a hail storm? You’ll… Read more »

Wonders and Woes of your Basal Ganglia

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It’s both brainpower for mastery of ethical practices and at times your slave master to cynical opposites.  Unless you understand the brain’s equipment at work, you can easily fall into a basal ganglia’s propensity for ruts and miss its zest for rejuvenation. How so? Your brain’s basal ganglia opens wonderful… Read more »

Waves of Brainpower and Electricity

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Electrical activity in your brain is as central to your intelligence as electrical lights are to your home.  Researchers predict the brain is organized by a hierarchy of electrical waves that control how one neuron communicates to another neuron.  We’ve heard that external forces such as cell phone emissions, especially… Read more »

Waves of Brainpower and Electricity

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Electrical activity in your brain is as central to your intelligence as electrical lights are to your home.  Researchers predict the brain is organized by a hierarchy of electrical waves that control how one neuron communicates to another neuron.  We’ve heard that external forces such as cell phone emissions, especially… Read more »

The Brain on Cortisol

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Listen to angry rhetoric, envy those who get ahead, or engage in name-calling and you are triggering a brain fueled by dangerous stress chemicals. Toxin  that can impact entire groups…. Long before you realize the stress problem, your brain may already be wired to fail.  Simple choices you make about moods today… Read more »

Welcome to Brain Leaders and Learners!

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As a lifetime student of the brain, I’ve barely scratched the surface of compelling new questions that empower learning and leading. Questions that harness more brainpower and add success to an ordinary day. Look at newly available brain imaging, for instance, and you’ll spot daily opportunities that spill over into learning… Read more »