The Neuroscience of Exercise

As the old cliché puts it — a healthy body equals a healthy mind. Everybody knows that exercise is good for both your physical and emotional wellbeing. It’s not just an old saying — exercise changes the structure and function of the brain, and being active increases...

Mindfulness can change your brain

Mindfulness can change your brain David Kavanagh   By this stage you’ve probably heard about mindfulness meditation. You may have even considered it and decided it sounded like something wishy-washy and unproven. If so, you’re not alone.   While many studies...

Can People Change?

Can People Change? How to Change a 3-Part Habit Loop David Kavanagh If you look back at your life do you see yourself pretty much the same — older, and maybe a little wiser — or do you see significant change over the years? It is a truism — at least in Western...

Parenting Your Brain

Parenting Your Brain David Kavanagh Members Download: TNPTvol4issue3pp12-35 At 3 o’clock on a Saturday afternoon, Larry Kavorski sat in the busy waiting room of one of the world’s leading brain doctors, Daniel Amen. He was there for a SPECT scan, a tool that Dr Amen...