21 min

The Brain's Ability to Change Itself Think Like a Scientist

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In this episode, I discuss neuroplasticity, the ability of the brain and nervous system to form new neural connections throughout life—essentially, rewiring itself. I also discuss the differences between children and adults in triggering neuroplasticity, and the main elements that needs to be applied to trigger neuroplasticity in the adult brain. I also discuss why the use of pharmaceutical drugs and nicotine leads to people feeling like they have better attention and focus. I talk about the main neurochemicals that are released, Acetylcholine and Norepinephrine, and how to trigger them. I also talk about how you can optimize your learning efficiency and retain information by learning through intervals, and why rest and motor activity in-between bouts of 90 minutes of deep focus and learning helps your brain retain information. Lastly, I also discuss why sleep is important for the process of learning and neuroplasticity. 

In this episode, I discuss neuroplasticity, the ability of the brain and nervous system to form new neural connections throughout life—essentially, rewiring itself. I also discuss the differences between children and adults in triggering neuroplasticity, and the main elements that needs to be applied to trigger neuroplasticity in the adult brain. I also discuss why the use of pharmaceutical drugs and nicotine leads to people feeling like they have better attention and focus. I talk about the main neurochemicals that are released, Acetylcholine and Norepinephrine, and how to trigger them. I also talk about how you can optimize your learning efficiency and retain information by learning through intervals, and why rest and motor activity in-between bouts of 90 minutes of deep focus and learning helps your brain retain information. Lastly, I also discuss why sleep is important for the process of learning and neuroplasticity. 

21 min

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