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Why Inspiring Stories Make Us React: The Neuroscience of Narrative. Why Your Brain Loves Good Storytelling - Paul J. Zak. By Paul J.

Why Your Brain Loves Good Storytelling - Paul J. Zak

Zak | 8:00 AM October 28, 2014 It is quiet and dark. The theater is hushed. James Bond skirts along the edge of a building as his enemy takes aim. Here in the audience, heart rates increase and palms sweat. How Stories Change the Brain. PraktikOs.


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Memento. Aware Medicine. Introduction Welcome to the Aware Medicine Web site for the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Family Medicine.

Aware Medicine

This site was made possible in part by a grant from the George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish). This site is designed to be useful to anyone, but its focus is those in the health professions, particularly healers in training (e.g., students and residents). Training as a healer is, among other things, a rite of passage. It can be grueling. Success in healthcare requires that you have a sound knowledge base. Great Reasons To Start Alternate Nostril Breathing: “I rest well.

Great Reasons To Start Alternate Nostril Breathing:

I sleep peacefully, and I awaken with joy” Louise Hay. Solveproblemsquickly.pdf. Why Focus Makes Us Smarter. By Jason Selk Focus makes us smarter.

Why Focus Makes Us Smarter

In a recent study using mice, when their attention improved, so did their cognitive performance. How to Want to Change Your Mind. Out of all the cognitive biases and logical fallacies, I think the most pernicious of all is a kind of meta-bias, one underlying tendency that makes us more susceptible to all of the others: simply not wanting to be wrong.

How to Want to Change Your Mind

It's so automatic that it's hard to notice it coloring your judgment unless you really pay attention, but once you do, you realize how frequently it makes you grasp for a fallacious argument just so you don't have to admit to yourself that you were wrong. I'm definitely no exception -- I can't count the number of times I've caught myself reacting to an argument by asking myself, "OK, why is that false? " rather than "Is that false? " 5 Ways Creativity Leads to Productivity. Business leaders tirelessly chase productivity.

5 Ways Creativity Leads to Productivity

Everything we do -- every hiring decision, every software purchase, every reorganization -- all boils down to wringing out just a little bit more. Productivity is the turning of the gears, the day-to-day execution and (hopefully) excellence that keeps the lights on and the numbers in the black. Why Storytelling Will Be the Biggest Business Skill of the Next 5 Years. This is a guest post by Shane Snow, chief content officer at Contently, a New York company that connects freelance journalists with corporate assignments.

Why Storytelling Will Be the Biggest Business Skill of the Next 5 Years

The article first appeared on the Content Strategist blog. How Stories Change the Brain. Ben’s dying.

How Stories Change the Brain

That’s what Ben’s father says to the camera as we see Ben play in the background. Ben is two years old and doesn’t know that a brain tumor will take his life in a matter of months. Ben’s father tells us how difficult it is to be joyful around Ben because the father knows what is coming. But in the end he resolves to find the strength to be genuinely happy for Ben’s sake, right up to Ben’s last breath. Everyone can relate to this story. Reorient. Maybe Someday. New 2 Do. Really. Mystic Crystal Revelation. Welcome to Cover Virginia. On January 12, 2015, Virginia launched the Governor’s Access Plan (GAP).

Welcome to Cover Virginia

GAP is a program to integrate primary and behavioral health services and care coordination for Virginia’s uninsured with serious mental illness (SMI). Other key benefits include diagnostic, and laboratory services, as well as coverage for prescriptions. This benefit will provide access to care and treatment to many Virginians with SMI. The three key goals of the GAP plan are to: Improve access to care for up to 20,000 uninsured Virginians with significant behavioral health needs. Final%20GAP%20Benefits%20Chart(2).pdf. Gap. On September 8, 2014, Governor McAuliffe announced a significant step toward providing health insurance to uninsured Virginians when he rolled out his plan, A Healthy Virginia.


A Healthy Virginia is a ten step plan that will expand access to care, improve care for veterans and for those with severe mental illness, and enhance value and innovation across our health system. The first step in the plan is the establishment of the Governor’s Access Plan (GAP), which will provide basic medical and targeted behavioral health care to approximately 20,000 uninsured Virginians with severe mental illness. Copyright © 2009, All Rights Reserved. Final%20GAP%20Benefits%20Chart(2).pdf. Gap. Motor Skill Learning Induces Changes in White Matter Microstructure and Myelination. How Many of Me. Society for the Study of Shamanism, Healing and Transformation ~ 2013 Conference.

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