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How to Think Better -and- Boost Your Brain Power

(What Thinking Slower, Faster, or Differently Can Do For You)

Articles

albert einstein and charles darwin on how  time pressures create tunnel vision In praise of slow thinking. How taking the time to let the mind wander works for Google , Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin, and others. And how time pressure leads to tunnel vision.
How Technology Wires the Learning Brain How Technology Wires the Learning Brain.
More Friends, Bigger Brain More Friends, Bigger Brain.
Ever wonder why some people have more friends than others?
altered time perception and thinking  faster Thinking faster by altering your perception of time.
Mindfulness meditation improves connections in the brain. Mindfulness meditation improves connections in the brain.
Brain Size May Determine Whether You Are Good at Keeping Friends. Brain Size May Determine Whether You Are Good at Keeping Friends.
Building a better brain: Strengthening your mental muscle through a process called scaffolding. Building a better brain: Strengthening your mental muscle through a process called "scaffolding".
meditation and the brain How to build a bigger brain. Study shows that meditation may increase gray matter.
think quickly Think Quickly for a Natural High.
movement and improved thinking Don't just stand there, think. New research suggests that we think not just with our brains, but with our bodies
train your brain to think faster Nine (9) Ways to Hack your Brain to Think Faster.
visual thinking strategies for improved comprehension Visual Thinking Strategies for Improved Comprehension.
slowness improves ability to think clearly Hurry Up and Wait. Some of the world's most prominent futurists explain why slowness might be as important to the future as speed.
is the internet changing the way we think The internet: Is it changing the way we think?
Are our minds being altered due to our increasing reliance on search engines, social networking sites and other digital technologies?
slowness improves ability to think clearly Hacking Knowledge: 77 Ways to Learn Faster, Deeper, and Better.
physical activity and academic ability Physical activity improves academic ability supporting the argument for dance education in K-12 schools.
slowness improves ability to think clearly Rapid Thinking Makes People Happy.
how brain fitness improves ability to think Brain Fitness: How to Improve your Thinking Ability
energizing effect of manic thinking How 'Manic' Thinking Makes Us Happy, Energized And Self-Confident
becoming smarter and increasing the number of neural connections Is it possible to improve intelligence and become "smarter"? What can be done to create more neural connections (increase IQ)?
naps and brain power Take a Power Nap to Increase Your Brainpower.
meditation and the brain Meditation boosts the part of brain where ADD, addictions, and dementia reside.
Brain Improvement Exercises Brain Improvement Exercises.
Top 10 Simple Tricks To Exercise Your Brain Top 10 Simple Tricks To Exercise Your Brain.
Five Ways to Think More Clearly: Brain Health and Mental Maintenance Five (5) Ways to Think More Clearly: Brain Health and Mental Maintenance.
Why working memory matters in the knowledge age Why working memory matters in the knowledge age.
Simple Ways to Increase Your Intelligence. Simple Ways to Increase Your Intelligence.
A pill to make you smarter? New drug grows brain cells and may lead to ways to improve experimental Alzheimer's drugs. A pill to make you smarter? New drug grows brain cells and may lead to ways to improve experimental Alzheimer's drugs.
Increase Your Mental Clarity in Just 15 Minutes by Increasing Your Mental RAM. Increase Your Mental Clarity in Just 15 Minutes by Increasing Your Mental RAM.
Neuroscience of Music  How Music Enhances Learning Through Neuroplasticity. Neuroscience of Music - How Music Enhances Learning Through Neuroplasticity.
Meditation found to increase brain size (Harvard Gazette). Meditation found to increase brain size (Harvard Gazette).

 

Videos

Gregg Fraley lessons learned on creative journey Think faster. Focus better. Remember more. Dr. Michael Merzenich, Ph.D. explores the brain's amazing ability to change throughout a person's life (brain plasticity) and rewiring our brain to stay younger.
Improving the brain using yoga Superbrain Yoga - a simple and effective technique to energize and recharge the brain.
Tips to Increase brain power Tips to Boost Your Brain Power (The Smart Is Sexy Series)
Neuroplasticity The Phenomenon of Neuroplasticity.
how the brain changes through a person's lifetime Dan Rather Reports - Mind Science (including how the brain changes throughout life and the effect of meditation on the brain and emotions).
ways to increase brain power Seven (7) Surefire Ways to Increase Your Brain Power.
Tony Buzan discusses his mind mapping technique Tony Buzan (inventor of Mind Maps) discusses how to maximize the power of your brain. He explains how to build a mind map and how the use of color, images, and associations work to help you think, create, and unleash your mental potential.
Break stale mental patterns to generate new and compelling ideas Break stale mental patterns to generate new and compelling ideas.
Journalist Carl Honore believes the Western world's emphasis on speed erodes health, productivity and quality of life In praise of slowness. Journalist Carl Honore believes the Western world's emphasis on speed erodes health, productivity and quality of life and that there's a backlash brewing, as everyday people start putting the brakes on their all-too-modern lives.
Think faster, focus better, and remember more - Rewiring our brain to stay younger and smarter. Think faster, focus better, and remember more - Rewiring our brain to stay younger and smarter.
Neuroplasticity and Personal Transformation Transform Your Mind, Change Your Brain: Neuroplasticity and Personal Transformation. Understanding how the brain can be transformed through the engagement of purely mental practices that have been derived from the world's great contemplative traditions.

 

Humor

The black hole The Black Hole.
John Cleese explaining how the brain works The Brain as explained by John Cleese.
Jim's Brain.  Jim is asked a simple question... but his thought process is naturally complex. Jim's Brain. Jim is asked a simple question... but his thought process is naturally complex.

 

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