Surprisingly Simple Ways You Can Trick Your Brain Into Focusing

This is a great read from Fast Company’s  Gwen Moran. Like many things in life, getting our brains to focus better is somewhat counter-intuitive.
Enjoy!

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Surprisingly Simple Ways You Can Trick Your Brain Into Focusing

This research-based approach has shown improvements in brain function in as little as 12 hours.

What separates strategic, visionary thinkers from the rest of us? And why do we tend to worry about our ability to remember names—or where our keys are—rather than loss of cognitive memory that makes great performers?

These were questions that puzzled Sandra Bond Chapman, founder and chief director of the Center for Brain Health at the University of Texas—Dallas. She wondered if high-level cognitive function could be taught or improved and set about figuring out how to do so. As a result, she and her team have developed Strategic Memory Advanced Reasoning Training (SMART), a research-based brain training program that they claim can improve focus, memory, and cognitive function, starting with just nine hours of training.

Here’s the entire article: Surprisingly Simple Ways You Can Trick Your Brain Into Focusing | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

 

 


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