Our brains are a thousand times more incredible than anything else we will ever encounter. Every great accomplishment human beings have achieved was the work of the brain. In fact, our brains possess infinite potential that allows us to do and be anything. By using this potential well, we become a “Power Brain” that can not only create our personal fate, but that of the entire planet. To develop our brains’ potential, it’s useful to liken the brain to a computer with an operating system. We have a Brain Operating System (BOS) composed of our beliefs and preconceptions that we can change and upgrade until our brains run optimally. Recognizing the potential in our brain beyond what we’ve been able to use so far, Ilchi Lee began investigating brain development principles and methods. He compiled them into a comprehensive self-development system with five steps called Brain Education. Refined over the years by new scientific research and the experiences of those who use it, Brain Education has become an academic discipline that’s presented in a variety of ways, including school educational programs and corporate training. While The Power Brain is primarily about the brain, this book does not focus on the anatomical or neuro-physiological functions of the brain. Rather, it serves as a Brain Operating System user’s manual that describes how to use our brain to discover our value, recreate the story of our lives, and claim a new destiny. Improving our lives, and consequently, our world, through brain development is a skill that anyone can understand, practice, and apply to everyday life.
Drawing on the knowledge of physicians, gerontologists and neuroscientists, as well as the habits of men and women who epitomize healthy aging, the authors help readers activate unused brain areas, tone mental muscles and enliven every mental faculty. Original.
Imagine the Possibilities of a Mind Made New Do you find yourself stuck in negative thought patterns? Is your thinking disrupting your day and thwarting your goals? When you choose to take each thought captive to the obedience of Christ, you drive out the world's way of thinking that breeds depression, discontent, and despair—and make room for more joy, faith, and purpose. Let bestselling author Stan Toler teach you an easy four-step process for restoring order to your brain: Detoxification—remove the clutter from your mind Realignment—establish your thoughts on God's truth Reinforcement—bring others along on the journey Perseverance—maintain your positive momentum Are you ready to take back control of your thinking and embrace a new start? Experience the freedom of a mind transformed by God.
The quest for enlightenment has occupied mankind for millennia. And from the depictions we've seen - monks sitting on meditation cushions, nuns kneeling in prayer, shamans communing with the universe - it seems that this elusive state is reserved for a chosen few. But now, neuroscientist David Perlmutter and medical anthropologist and shaman Alberto Villoldo have come together to explore the commonalities between their specialties with the aim of making enlightenment possible for anyone. Joining the long-separated worlds of science and spirit, Perlmutter explores the exciting phenomena of neurogenesis and mitochondrial health, while Villoldo brings his vast knowledge of shamanic and spiritual practices to the table. Together they draw from the most powerful tools in each discipline to create the Power Up Your Brain programme, a ground-breaking, five-week plan that helps prime the brain for enlightenment. With nutritional advice, dietary supplements, physical exercise, shamanic practices, meditation and visualisations, Perlmutter and Villoldo guide readers, step by step, through a program to help them clear their minds from previous trauma and open themselves up to experience the inner peace, vast insight and extraordinary creativity that define the experience of enlightenment.
The human brain - one of the most mysterious part of human organism. It’s not fully studied. Mysteries of memory, imagination, erudition - this is what mankind has long interested. From this book you will learn what's inside the brain, how to use its hidden resources, how to use your brain for 100%!
Outlines a step-by-step program for women to improve health and well-being by addressing the unique needs of the female brain, answering common questions in areas ranging from fertility and menopause to weight and stress.
“Parents, teachers, and policymakers should all read this thought-provoking book. I loved it.”—Temple Grandin, author of Thinking in Pictures
From the New York Times best-selling author and host of Hidden Brain comes a thought-provoking look at the role of self-deception in human flourishing. Self-deception does terrible harm to us, to our communities, and to the planet. But if it is so bad for us, why is it ubiquitous? In Useful Delusions, Shankar Vedantam and Bill Mesler argue that, paradoxically, self-deception can also play a vital role in our success and well-being. The lies we tell ourselves sustain our daily interactions with friends, lovers, and coworkers. They can explain why some people live longer than others, why some couples remain in love and others don’t, why some nations hold together while others splinter. Filled with powerful personal stories and drawing on new insights in psychology, neuroscience, and philosophy, Useful Delusions offers a fascinating tour of what it really means to be human.
Easy-to-understand science-based strategies to maximize your brain’s potential. Concerns about memory and other thinking skills are common, particularly in middle age and beyond. Due to worries about declining brain health, some seek out dubious products or supplements purportedly designed to improve memory and other cognitive abilities. Fortunately, scientific research has uncovered a clear- cut set of evidence- based activities and lifestyle choices that are inexpensive or free and known to promote brain and cognitive functioning. John Randolph translates this science in an engaging and accessible way, including the brain- boosting effects of exercise, social activity, mental stimulation, task management strategies, nutrition, and positive self-care. Interwoven with lessons from neuroscience, positive psychology, social and clinical psychology, and habit formation research are powerful self- coaching exercises designed to help the reader incorporate lifestyle changes that promote brain health.
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According to author Ilchi Lee, every child possesses a marvelously capable brain. Using its full capacity is simply a matter of accessing and supporting the rich potential that lies beneath the surface. In "Power Brain Kids," you will find a child-appropriate and parent-friendly guide to Lee's world-renowned Brain Education (BE) method. Each lesson focuses on a particular aspect of mental ability, including concentration, creativity, memory, and emotional control. Through the book, straight-A and struggling students alike will be challenged to apply full brain capacity toward the creation of a genuinely happy and successful life. "Power Brain Kids" features colorful design and full-color photography to help keep your child interested and involved with the lessons. Let our charming group of Power Brain youngsters demonstrate correct posture while your kids build flexibility and strength. In addition, the brain-building exercises and games will provide hours of constructive fun for you and your child. "Power Brain Kids" is perfect for any teacher or parent of children ages 6-12. In twelve simple lessons, help your child: * Develop better concentration. * Improve memory skills. * Gain tools for emotional self-control. * Activate creativity and imagination. * Establish connection between mind and body. * Cultivate confidence and self-discipline.
A groundbreaking work of science that confirms, for the first time, the independent existence of the mind–and demonstrates the possibilities for human control over the workings of the brain. Conventional science has long held the position that 'the mind' is merely an illusion, a side effect of electrochemical activity in the physical brain. Now in paperback, Dr Jeffrey Schwartz and Sharon Begley's groundbreaking work, The Mind and the Brain, argues exactly the opposite: that the mind has a life of its own.Dr Schwartz, a leading researcher in brain dysfunctions, and Wall Street Journal science columnist Sharon Begley demonstrate that the human mind is an independent entity that can shape and control the functioning of the physical brain. Their work has its basis in our emerging understanding of adult neuroplasticity–the brain's ability to be rewired not just in childhood, but throughout life, a trait only recently established by neuroscientists. Through decades of work treating patients with obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), Schwartz made an extraordinary finding: while following the therapy he developed, his patients were effecting significant and lasting changes in their own neural pathways. It was a scientific first: by actively focusing their attention away from negative behaviors and toward more positive ones, Schwartz's patients were using their minds to reshape their brains–and discovering a thrilling new dimension to the concept of neuroplasticity. The Mind and the Brain follows Schwartz as he investigates this newly discovered power, which he calls self–directed neuroplasticity or, more simply, mental force. It describes his work with noted physicist Henry Stapp and connects the concept of 'mental force' with the ancient practice of mindfulness in Buddhist tradition. And it points to potential new applications that could transform the treatment of almost every variety of neurological dysfunction, from dyslexia to stroke–and could lead to new strategies to help us harness our mental powers. Yet as wondrous as these implications are, perhaps even more important is the philosophical dimension of Schwartz's work. For the existence of mental force offers convincing scientific evidence of human free will, and thus of man's inherent capacity for moral choice.
In this groundbreaking book, the bestselling author of Parenting from the Inside Out and The Whole-Brain Child shows parents how to turn one of the most challenging developmental periods in their children’s lives into one of the most rewarding. Between the ages of 12 and 24, the brain changes in important and often maddening ways. It’s no wonder that many parents approach their child’s adolescence with fear and trepidation. According to renowned neuropsychiatrist Daniel Siegel, however, if parents and teens can work together to form a deeper understanding of the brain science behind all the tumult, they will be able to turn conflict into connection and form a deeper understanding of one another. In Brainstorm, Siegel illuminates how brain development affects teenagers’ behaviour and relationships. Drawing on important new research in the field of interpersonal neurobiology, he explores exciting ways in which understanding how the teenage brain functions can help parents make what is in fact an incredibly positive period of growth, change, and experimentation in their children’s lives less lonely and distressing on both sides of the generational divide.
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Brain-boosting recipes from the New York Times bestselling author and chief content adviser for the Dr. Phil show Food has the power to heal the brain. Now more than ever, we know that the chemical components in what we eat have powerful effects on the way our minds work, and that good nutrition is valuable for treating problems from cancer to depression. But how can we use this information to help us prepare actual meals? The Brain Power Cookbook has the answers. In this essential guide, Dr. Frank Lawlis and nutritionist Dr. Maggie Greenwood-Robinson have compiled over two hundred delicious recipes that can help your brain respond positively to all sorts of psychological challenges. Whether you want to build brain power, put an end to stress, expand your memory and concentration, or even boost intelligence, this book will show you how, featuring a hearty helping of great meal ideas designed to help you reach your goal. Each chapter tackles a different mental challenge, discusses which types of food have the most benefits, and then offers a full complement of recipes?from main courses to side dishes, snacks to beverages, and even desserts? that incorporate these foods in mouth-watering and brain-boosting ways. Drawing on tastes and styles from around the world, The Brain Power Cookbook offers spice and variety as it shows you how to enhance your mental fitness. With these recipes in hand, you?ll have all the ingredients you need to make your brain more efficient and maximize your success in work and life.
The five constituents to increase intelligence or mental acuity according to a TV show I saw are: Healthy diet. Exercise, physical activity. Do challenging things. Seek out new things to interest you. Have love in your life. The way to develop a strong mind is really very simple: concentrate, pay attention and focus on whatever it is you're doing. You must love what you do and try to understand it. Strive to understand the information then organize it in your mind. You must first reduce all the material down into a few meaningful concepts then organize it in as simple a way as possible. Simplicity is the key to everything. Focus on titles, subheadings and keywords such that when one key point comes to mind, it opens the floodgates. More is not necessarily better. Eliminate all the trivial distractions and focus on the main points only. Seek to deeply understand the concept of whatever it is you're doing right off so as to avoid having to go back later to learn it again.
Accompanied by unique games and quizzes, the creator of the award-winning Brainetics memory system provides readers with the necessary skills to shift through brain clutter to become more accomplished and capable, each and every day. Original. 75,000 first printing.
This is the eBook version of the printed book. This Element is an excerpt from Trading from Your Gut: How to Use Right Brain Instinct & Left Brain Smarts to Become a Master Trader (9780137047680) by Curtis Faith. Available in print and digital formats. ¿ Why the best traders use their whole brains--both rational and intuitive. ¿ George Soros, one of the greatest traders alive, trades from the gut. He has widely remarked on the correlation between his backaches and trading choices. Some traders scoff at the idea of making decisions based on “feelings” or intuition. They see the trader’s role as rationally choosing the right course while others are tossed about by their emotions. Who is right?
In this EBook, we highlight how newly emerging techniques for non-invasive manipulation of the human brain, combined with simultaneous recordings of neural activity, contribute to the understanding of brain functions and neural dynamics in humans. A growing body of evidence indicates that the neural dynamics (e.g., oscillations, synchrony) are important in mediating information processing and networking for various functions in the human brain. Most of previous studies on human brain dynamics, however, show correlative relationships between brain functions and patterns of neural dynamics measured by imaging methods such as electroencephalography (EEG), magnetoencephalography (MEG), near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS), positron emission tomography (PET) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). In contrast, manipulative approaches by non-invasive brain stimulation (NIBS) have been developed and extensively used. These approaches include transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and transcranial electric stimulation (tES) such as transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), alternating current stimulation (tACS), and random noise stimulation (tRNS), which can directly manipulate neural dynamics in the intact human brain. Although the neural-correlate approach is a strong tool, we think that manipulative approaches have far greater potential to show causal roles of neural dynamics in human brain functions. There have been technical challenges with using manipulative methods together with imaging methods. However, thanks to recent technical developments, it has become possible to use combined methods such as TMS–EEG coregistration. We can now directly measure and manipulate neural dynamics and analyze functional consequences to show causal roles of neural dynamics in various brain functions. Moreover, these combined methods can probe brain excitability, plasticity and cortical networking associated with information processing in the intact human brain. The contributors to this EBook have succeeded in showcasing cutting-edge studies and demonstrate the huge impact of their approaches on many areas in human neuroscience and clinical applications.