Tag: brain plasticity
5 Reasons Why You Should Learn to Unlearn
Learning something new is hard, but unlearning is even harder given how our memories work. You see, we humans can consider ourselves fortunate that our brains are only able to partially and inaccurately reconstruct past events at best. Despite this, there are still events, usually of the memorable and also of the traumatic variety, that […]
How to Make Yourself Smarter by Reading Books
Reading is a universal behavior that spans the globe, and it is via books that we transfer and obtain information and knowledge. In other words, reading is a two-way street and is how we become smarter over time. It doesn’t matter if you read a physical book, eBook, or listen to an audiobook because each […]
What Is Brain Plasticity and Why Does It Matter?
Neuroplasticity refers to the various neural connections that are created, refined, weakened, or severed as time goes by. These changes to the physical brain result in different abilities. If you start to learn how to play the violin, then each practice session builds new pathways that provide instructions on what to do. This process is […]