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Self-Directed Neuroplasticity: Consciously Changing Your Brain Function

Self-directed neuroplasticity is a concept derived from the researcher Dr. Jeffrey M. Schwartz in his book, “The Mind & The Brain“ (Neuroplasticity and the Power of Mental Force). In the book, he makes a compelling argument that you aren’t at the mercy of genetically-predetermined brain activity. His research suggests that you play an active role in influencing brain function …

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Learning Another Language Delays Dementia Onset By Nearly 5 Years

Do you speak multiple languages? If not, there some research suggesting that you may want to start. Research from the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom revealed that individuals who are bilingual tend to have delayed onsets of dementia. Dementia is regarded as a specific genre of brain disorders characterized by impairments in cognition, …

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