Ways to hike mental performance

An optimum level of arousal or stress is needed to fire up the neurons in the prefrontal cortex of brain to result in high performance. Instilling fear and increasing stress levels results in the flow of chemical noradrenaline to hike performance. A much better way involves using humour and conmunication of positive outcomes.This results inContinue reading “Ways to hike mental performance”

Balancing mental performance with appropriate Arousal

David Rocks in Your Brain at Work makes a mention of the inverted U plot of performance vs Arousal. This means stress/arousal should reach a perfect balance to trigger great mental performance of the brain.Anything more than this threshold proves detrimental causing burn out due to over stress. The neural circuit of the prefrontal cortexContinue reading “Balancing mental performance with appropriate Arousal”