Neurobites: A Smile

What: Has a positive effect on happiness and physical health? Releases dopamine and serotonin and reduces cortisol? Is a nonverbal form of expression?   A Smile. “A smile costs nothing and [...]


Halloween: Your Amygdala and Fear

Happy Halloween! We know that your amygdala is involved in detecting and responding to risk. As is often the case in neuroscience, researchers have learned a lot about the function of the [...]


Neurobites: Sleep and Memory

Neurobites Quiz: What aspect of sleep helps to consolidate memories and cement your learning? a. The quality and quantity of the sleep the night before the learning b. The deepest stage of sleep [...]


Starting Spirals of Success

Just as beliefs affect behavior, your behavior likewise influences your feelings and thinking.  When you take action consistent with your goals, confidence and fulfillment will follow.  Take [...]