Students often complain that passive note-taking is both boring and a waste of time? Have you heard it? Whenever I offer motivational materials to support their study sessions though, I notice students tend to get far finer results for their efforts and talents. They do better in quizzes, tests and… Read more »
The news media often makes money its top focus, which adds motivation for people to spend more, travel more and cozy up more to people of means. Sadly, dollars at your center also motivate you to chase green backs, more than character build, invent new innovations, or put other people… Read more »
If motivation adds wings for achievement, and if when cut off – performance drops to the ground, what does your motivational airship look like today? My point is, unless you know what motivation looks like, you’ll rarely ride its wonder, or fuse its mental energy into your day. To cross … Read more »
Whenever we prepare conferences on the human brain, the thought of reaching so many professionals and a skeptic or two who’d rather fight ideas that offer alternatives, seems daunting at first. Has that overwhelmed feeling happened to you? Interestingly, when we break the work down into doable tasks that allow… Read more »
Unfortunately, both drug addicts and obese people show reduced numbers of D2 dopamine receptors in the brain’s reward areas, compared to people with healthier appetites. Researchers suggest that fewer receptors is the brain’s attempt to compensate for the repeated surges of dopamine stimulation with drugs or food. It more a matter of balance though, than of simply decreasing dopamine. Why so?