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Brainbite: Balancing Your Body Budget

July 9th, 2020

You can only do deep for a short time before you have to have a break. Our brain needs good systems, good nutrition and good amounts of sleep in order to be able to function properly.

NeuroCapability's PENNY CURNOW created this short BrainBite about your body budget and how you can't keep making withdrawals without topping up your account (with rest, good nutrition, and rest).

The next FREE webinar is about the neuroscience of overwhelm and useful insights on how to manage a cognitive overload.

The reluctant march back to the office

July 7th, 2020

With lockdowns all but over (if you don’t live in Victoria), thousands of people are abandoning their temporary work-from-home mode and heading back to their regular workplace. DAVE WESTMAN looks at why that’s good news for some and bad for others.

We stood at the cliff face for a long time – certainly for most of this century so far.

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.