Re-Designing the Brain: Sharpening Perception and Memory, and Increasing Speed of Thought

My initial interest in this subject began with its application in early childhood development. It was only in recent times that I wondered if I might apply it to the Mom Brain as a means of maintaining output without degradation of quality. The general advice for handling the memory loss associated with motherhood is toContinue reading “Re-Designing the Brain: Sharpening Perception and Memory, and Increasing Speed of Thought”

Competitive Mind Maps Lend Credence to the Importance of Early Childhood Education

This is a brief explanation of neuroplasticity from the work of Michael Merzenich as discussed in Chapter 3 of The Brain that Changes Itself by Norman Doidge. For a more information, please read the book. Mind-mapping was a process first performed by Wilder Penfield. Using electrodes, he was able to map out areas of theContinue reading “Competitive Mind Maps Lend Credence to the Importance of Early Childhood Education”

The Brain that Changes Itself – “Neuroplasticity”

Sometime back I wrote the article “Right Brain Development: Is it Too Late for my Child?” and we touched on the subject of neuroplasticity based on what I had read from the book “The Brain that Changes Itself“. We were wondering about just how much neuroplasticity one could expect and whether it was possible inContinue reading “The Brain that Changes Itself – “Neuroplasticity””

Right Brain Development – is it too Late for my Child?

I recently picked up the book “The Brain that Changes Itself” by Norman Doidge on the recommendation of CoachMi. Considering that I have a growing pile of unfinished reading to do, I probably could do without the extra book, but this one is really worth it. If there is a book you should read thisContinue reading “Right Brain Development – is it too Late for my Child?”