Brain Train Bicycle

February 11th, 2016 - By admin in Athletic/Performance Enhancement

This video clip high­lights a fun exper­i­ment with a unique bicycle that results in a great brain chal­lenge! Video Clip: Smarter Every Day “The Back­wards Brain Bicycle”

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Meets the Sleep Revolution

February 1st, 2016 - By admin in Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Neurofeedback News, Sleep

The conver­sa­tions at Davos this year are a blue­print for a wider defi­n­i­tion of success, one that recog­nizes that in our quest for a compet­i­tive edge and enhanced perfor­mance, we actu­ally stand to gain from putting our humanity, well-being, and sense of purpose at the center. Full Article: Huff­in­gton Post, “The Fourth Indus­trial Revo­lu­tion Meets the Sleep Revo­lu­tion”

Concussion Detection in 2015 (And What Is Still Unknown)

January 6th, 2016 - By admin in Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Mild/Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurofeedback News

Does playing foot­ball cause perma­nent brain damage? The answer is not so straight­for­ward. We are likely to learn a lot more about the subject in 2016, but scien­tists are only begin­ning to under­stand the details of how concussions—also a serious problem in the military—damage the brain. Better concus­sion diag­nos­tics will give scien­tists and physi­cians a more detailed under­standing of brain injury, and will help doctors … Continue reading

Cutting Sugar Improves Children’s Health

October 27th, 2015 - By admin in Athletic/Performance Enhancement

Find­ings in a new study add to the argu­ment that all calo­ries are not created equal, and they suggest that those calo­ries from sugar are espe­cially likely to contribute to Type 2 diabetes and other meta­bolic diseases, which are on the rise in chil­dren. Full Article: The New York Times, “Cutting Sugar Improves Children’s Health in Just 10 Days”

Why Your Morning Routine Isn’t Working, and How to Fix it

October 20th, 2015 - By admin in Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Sleep

Don’t go from zero to 60 with your morn­ings; slowly change your habits over time. Start the day right with a morning routine that feeds your mind. You want to be real­istic about how much you can fit into your morning and then come up with a few impactful activ­i­ties. Full Article: life­haker, “Why Your Morning Routine Isn’t Working, and How to Fix it”