Is football causing CTE? The full name of CTE is chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which is a degenerative brain condition that is found in athletes, military […]
Brain Training and Lumosity
So, does brain training really work? I have posted on this topic previously. Basically, the answer is still “no.” There are many claims (still) about […]
Do Brain Games Make Us Smarter?
As I get older, I find myself more drawn to the idea that we can train our brains to make us smarter. Although the idea […]
The Greatest Harm of Screen Time
In my previous blog, I covered some concerns that parents have about kids’ technology use. As parents, we all want our kids to grow up […]
Do We Only Use 10 Percent of Our Brains?
This could be a really short blog. As for the answer to the question of “Do we only use 10 percent of our brains?” : No! Now here’s […]
Can Brain Training Games Be Harmful?
In my previous blog, I covered the controversial topic of brain training and whether it really makes us smarter. A brief addition to that blog […]
Do Brain Training Games & Techniques Make Us Smarter?
We’ve all seen and heard the ads – brain training games will make you smarter! Partly fueled by the engagement, variety, and dynamic interaction that […]
Some Mindfulness Meditation “Hacks”
In my previous blog, I discussed how/why mindfulness is the “master” key to change. Mindfulness is being in the present moment nonjudgmentally. Mindfulness is a […]
Fake It Until You Become It
I recently watched an inspirational TED (Technology, Entertainment, & Design) Talk by Harvard social psychologist Dr. Amy Cuddy. It’s definitely worth watching (so I’ve embedded […]
Does Video Game Violence Cause Children & Adolescents to Become Violent? Part 3 – The Benefits of Video Games
I have a new video blog (below) on the benefits of playing video games. I’ve been blogging about the issue of whether video game violence […]
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