This is why even Microsoft studies working of human brain

Adopted from the following insight shared by David Rock from his book Your Brain at Work “Microsoft has a division that studies the way people work, to develop efficiency-improving software. (According to Microsoft’s research up to 2007, if you’re looking for a technological solution to being more efficient, getting a bigger computer screen is oneContinue reading “This is why even Microsoft studies working of human brain”

This is one of the many quirks of the human brain

Adopted from the following saying of David Rock from his book Your Brain at Work.. “We all often think about what’s easy to think about, rather than what’s right to think about.”

Negative effects of constant emailing and text messaging

Adopted from the following great insight shared by David Rock in his book Your Brain at Work.. “Study done at the University of London found that constant emailing and text-messaging reduces mental capability by an average of ten points on an IQ test.”

Email writing tips with respect to understanding of human brain

Adopted from David Rock’s quote from Your Brain at Work “1. Emails should contain as few words as possible. 2. Make it easy to see your central point at a glance, in one screen. 3. Never send an email that could emotionally affect another person unless it’s pure positive feedback. 4. Emotional issues must beContinue reading “Email writing tips with respect to understanding of human brain”

Training the human brain to focus on only most necessary tasks

Adopted from David Rock’s book Your Brain at Work.. Stage here refers to the capacity of the human brain.. “One final insight about prioritizing involves getting disciplined about what you don’t put on the stage. This means not thinking when you don’t have to, becoming disciplined about not paying attention to non-urgent tasks unless, orContinue reading “Training the human brain to focus on only most necessary tasks”

This quote explains why excessive stress leads to burn out

Adopted from the following great quote of David Rock , book named Your Brain at Work.. “A study done at the University of London found that constant emailing and text-messaging reduces mental capability by an average of ten points on an IQ test. It was five points for women, and fifteen points for men. ThisContinue reading “This quote explains why excessive stress leads to burn out”

This is when our mind arrives at “Insights”

David Rock in Your Brain At Work has touched upon this fascinating topic. Arriving at an “insight” is purely a right brain activity to connect the dots as against going through a checklist of items. Activities that give us peace of mind for e.g. meditation results in activation of right anterior temporal lobe to aidContinue reading “This is when our mind arrives at “Insights””

How to train our brain to effectively “Multi-Task”

David Rock in his book Your Brain at Work, clearly explains the limitation of working memory capacity of the new rational human brain i.e. Prefrontal Cortex As a result of this trying to perform more than one conscious task at a time can be detrimental in terms of performance. Yet few people effectively multi task.TheyContinue reading “How to train our brain to effectively “Multi-Task””

“Prioritize Prioritizing” for most efficient use of your brain

David Rock in his book “Your Brain At Work” makes a mention of the fact that parts of the brain involved in thought related processing e.g problem solving , creativity make most use of energy e.g. glucose , oxygen. As a result of this “Prefrontal Cortex” involved with this function needs to be used optimallyContinue reading ““Prioritize Prioritizing” for most efficient use of your brain”