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The Real Brain Game: Harnessing Neuroplasticity to Improve Our Mental Equipment And Brains Fitness

In preparation for the new season of National Geographic’s Brain Games, their producers asked me to participate in a virtual roundtable around this thought-provoking question: “Do you think individuals can train their brain to respond in a particular way to certain situations, or do you think our brain’s innate “startle response” is too hardwired to alter?” My short answer: Yes, we can train our brains. My long answer: Not only we can, but we SHOULD train our brains to respond in particular ways to certain situations. That’s why we have a human brain to begin with… At the core, the...
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