week 4

7 (a). Posit science and the IMPACT study: brain training does improve memory (5 min)

recent podcast start from 22 min to 31 min

http://brainsciencepodcast.com/bsp/2014/bsp-105-merzenich

 

double decision and car accidents study (5 min)

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424127887324031404578481213592882242

(5 min)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2317955/New-game-make-brain-years-younger-hours-effects-lasting-year.html

Has video explaining road tour/double decision)

2. Remodelling the brain – lecture by Prof. Heidi Johansen-Berg: juggling grows white and grey matter: 17 min 20 sec to 19.00 m ; ((exercise grows hippocampus:  33 min to 35:55))

learn to juggle ( 2 min)

9 (b) Learn to juggle ( 5 min)

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1.  The Calm Break/ The mindfulness moment/meditation minute

paul wilson: 1 min

1 (b) dealing with spontaneous thoughts during meditation

 

2. Mindfulness Ellen Langer-style

 

Ellen Langer on Mindfulness (5 min)

 

3. The Science of Persuasion Robert Cialdini (11 min)

 

4.tiny habits

 

Switch: Shrink the Change With One-Minute Praisings

learn charisma

www.AskOlivia

TESTS

(a)the sitting test

(b) stool transit time (1 min 50 sec)

(c) bristol stool scale (3 min)

 

 

charisma 2 min 30 sec

 

 

 

 

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