Brainwaves for leaders

Keep up to date with the latest developments in neuroscience with informative materials from experts in the industry


The great Toilet Paper Threat of 2020

June 30th, 2020

Even before the COVID-19 disease was officially called a pandemic, many countries around the world experienced a “run” on toilet paper. DAVE WESTMAN looks at new research that helps explain why perceived threat led people to strip supermarket shelves of toilet paper.

Brainbite: Mental Priming

June 29th, 2020

“Whatever you think, you become.”

Watch this week’s brainbite and learn more about Mental Priming that has been widely used in sports training with great success.

Our brain is like a BlackBox — it doesn’t know anything other than the input that you put into it.

Brainbite: Threat v Reward – The Importance of Context

June 26th, 2020

As leaders, if we are biologically wired to minimize threats and maximize rewards, what are the kinds of strategies that we are putting into place for our people that are coming into the workplace?

What context and environment are we actually creating? Something that we can ponder about.

Brainbite: Trepidation

June 22nd, 2020

We’ve been in weeks of lockdown and many have experienced mental challenges. Some people felt lonely and stressed and we need to be really mindful of how people are feeling.

Linda Ray, NeuroCapability CEO, shared the trepidation that many people experience that this situation has brought and how we can overcome this fear.

Brainbite: Mindfulness Tips

June 19th, 2020

It is very important to be present at the moment and get rid of all the clutter in our brain.

Linda Ray, NeuroCapability CEO, shared tips that will help us to look after our attention and ensure that we're mindful rather than being mind full.

4 Mindfulness Tips
1. Get things out of your head that are cluttering
2. Pay attention to your attention
3. Practice everyday moments of mindfulness
4. Give yourself a break

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What emotional wake are you creating?

June 18th, 2020

Have you ever sat in a meeting where someone yawns and the next thing you know everyone is yawning? While the effect is not as obvious, emotions are just as contagious. NeuroCapability CEO, LINDA RAY, looks at what emotion contagion is and its implications for the workplace.

Webinar: Mindful v Mind Full – Why Attention Matters

June 18th, 2020

We process 11 million pieces of information every single second. To avoid meltdowns, our brain selectively decides what we should pay attention to.

In this webinar, Linda Ray, NeuroCapability CEO, shared the significance of Attentional Intelligence in practising Mindfulness by becoming the boss of your thoughts and the driver of your brain.