Researchers have shown for the first time how the brain re-wires and fine-tunes its connections differently depending on the relative timing of sensory stimuli. In most neuroscience textbooks today, there is a widely held model that explains how nerve circuits might refine their connectivity based on patterned firing of brain cells, but it has not previously been directly observed in real time.
Jenny Ebermann's insight:
Very important for everything related to #mindfulness!
The highest-level executive thinking, making connections, and "aha" moments of insight and creative innovation are more likely to occur in an atmosphere of what Alfie Kohn calls exuberant discovery, where students of all ages retain that kindergarten enthusiasm of embracing each day with the joy of learning.
Many people are miserable at work! Millions, it turns out. No matter what the "work" is -- corporate leaders, cashiers and food service employees, entrepreneurs -- we're a culture of misery when it comes to work....
Inspiring interview from 2013 Wisdom 2.0 Conference between Jack Kornfield and Bill Ford (CEO of Ford motor company) on how Bill's practice helped him create a more sustainable and ultimately caring business.#mindfulness #leadership
La pleine conscience, baptisée "mindfulness" outre-Atlantique, s'impose comme la panacée actuelle de la zénitude. Mais est-elle accessible à tous? Mode d'emploi et témoignages pour accéder à la sérénité.