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[STUDENT SPOTLIGHT] The Brain Can Change

 
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[STUDENT SPOTLIGHT] Your Brain Is Like A House

 
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[TED TALK] The Brain-Changing Benefits of Exercise







QUOTABLE: "Movement is the most transformative thing we can do for our brains." - Wendy Suzuki, Ph.D.

Listen to this inspiring talk from Wendy Suzuki, a neuroscience professor who truly understands the powerful effects of physical activity. She talks about why exercise is the most transformative thing that you can do for your brain. This TED Talk has gone viral, for a very well understood reason. Bringing exercise in your life will not only give you a happier, more protective life today, but it will protect your brain from incurable diseases. And in this way, it will change the trajectory of your life for the better.

Source: https://www.ted.com/talks/wendy_suzuki_the_brain_changing_benefits_of_exercise?language=en#t-2418

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[TED TALK] Mindfulness and Neural Integration

"When you give in service to other people, you end up being happier yourself." 

Daniel Siegel, MD, is Clinical Professor of psychiatry at UCLA, Co-Director of Mindful Awareness Research Center, Executive Director of Mindsight Institute, author, and recipient of numerous awards and honorary fellowships. This talk examines how relationships and reflection support the development of resilience in children and how to incorporate some of his ideas and models into your practice. 

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