Welcome to my page! My name is Rebeca, and I am a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. I have a Doctorate of Nursing Practice Degree and work in Transplant Nephrology. I started this blog...
Being short on sleep has its dangers
If the switch to daylight saving time has you grumbling about a lack of sleep, take it seriously. While scientists may not know exactly why we need to sleep, they do know that it is vital to learni…
The Best Resources For Showing Students That They Make Their Brain Stronger By Learning
One of the most popular resources on this blog, and a lesson plan in my book, Helping Students Motivate Themselves, that I know is one of the more popular chapters in it, is about teaching students…
Open Colleges Presents Your Brain Map: 84 Strategies for Accelerated Learning
Explore the Open College's interactive brain map to learn about how your brain functions and ways to improve your learning.
Nutrition Plays An Important Role In Brain Shrinkage
Those with diets high in a number of vitamins as well as omega 3 fatty acids are not as likely to get the brain shrinkage linked to Alzheimer’s disease
Change Your Brain, Change Your Life
Our personalities, thought patterns and emotional responses are wired into our brains, says Richard Davidson, Ph.D., author of The Emotional Life of Your Brain, but you can change your brain. Here are several exercises that will help rewire the neural pathways to help you think more positively, become more self-aware, focus better, understand social cues, ease your emotional triggers and grow more resilient.
Study Reveals Workings of Working Memory - Neuroscience News
The brain uses similar circuits involved in planning motion when selecting tasks from working memory, new research reports.
Managing Hormones: Rooster Comb
http://www.wellintolife.com Rooster Comb (time -- 40 seconds) The following is a description of where to hold points related to the liver, pineal, pituitary,...