Factors that determine our “limbic brain” emotional responses

David Rock in his book “Your Brain At Work” has talked about a framework that we can follow in order to encourage our “limbic” brain to tilt towards positive emotional responses , come what may be the situation. SCARF framework & the factors in this acronym determine the arousal towards negative “away” or  positive “toward”Continue reading “Factors that determine our “limbic brain” emotional responses”

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”