When your mother tongue is English, you naturally form word association and attach meaning to English words. If other languages assign gender to certain emotions or objects, how does this affect our relationship with them?
Why do people find it so hard to change when they know it’s good for them? This whitepaper will help you understand how the brain works during change, to help you manage change resistance and develop strategies to maximise our brain’s capacity for neuroplasticity.
The scientific study of optimal performance and wellbeing is helping individuals, organisations and communities thrive and excel. Far from the popular promotion of happyology, positive psychology is a rich and rigorous study of what makes life worth living in all its complexity, encompassing topics such as strengths, virtues, resilience, coping, creativity and excellence.
After years labelled a discretionary “soft skill”, two decades of scientific and business research has demonstrated the value of emotional intelligence. This white paper examines the science, practice and business impact of emotional intelligence in the workplace.
Ever had a "gut feeling" about something? It turns out, the connection between our gut and our brain might be stronger than we think.
Sue delivered an engaging keynote titled "The Neuroscience of Creating Lasting Positive Habits" at the 2019 Happiness & it's Causes Conference in Sydney, Australia. Watch or read the full presentation here.
Michael Mosley, one of the world’s leading authorities on health and wellbeing, a science journalist and a best-selling author, answered Sue's questions about the microbiome in your gut, health and wellbeing at this year's Wellness Show.
Neuroplasticity really came to life in the 1960s as scientists started to explore the inner workings of the brain, and found that neurons could ‘re-organise’ after traumatic events. This book focuses on the stories of how our amazing brain changes its structure with every activity we perform, every thought we create, and the actions we take.
In June 2018, I had the opportunity to study the Advanced Course on Microbiota and the Brain with the Neuroscience Society of Advanced Studies (NSAS) in San Servolo island in Venice, Italy. […]
It was 7 June 2018 and I was half way through my first study week on San Servolo island in Venice, Italy, studying an Advanced Course on Microbiota and the Brain with the Neuroscience Society of Advanced Studies (NSAS). It had been a great start to the week immersing myself in learning. Microbiota and the Brain My first week was Microbiota and the Brain, and we were so lucky to have an amazing faculty for the week from around the world, including some of the leading researchers in this field John Cryan, Jane Foster and Rochellys [...]