Brain Plasticity

Can We Train Our Brains To Worry Less?

May 31, 2018
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They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks. But neuroscience has shown that our brains can change and grow new pathways. Author and science journalist Caroline Williams challenged her own way of thinking in a year-long bid to retrain her brain to become more focused and positive.

Join us today as we discuss her journey and what she learned about the human mind and brain plasticity.

Can We Train Our Brains to Worry Less?

Mar 22, 2018
Tumisu / Pixabay

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks. But neuroscience has shown that our brains can change and grow new pathways. Author and science journalist Caroline Williams challenged her own way of thinking in a year-long bid to retrain her brain to become more focused and positive.

Join us today as we discuss her journey and what she learned about the human mind and brain plasticity.

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Last week, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted in support of a so-called women's Viagra drug. The vote was hailed as a step towards equality but others question the drug's safety. Plus, we'll learn about some of the best running apps for smartphones and have a discussion on brain plasticity.