Brain Goals for 2018

It’s resolution time! Right now, millions across the country are setting self improvement goals for 2018 and the majority of these resolutions involve brain and body health. According to the most popular goals are to Lose Weight, Get Fit, or Further their Education. I am notorious for making New Year’s resolutions that end up […]

Read with your eyes not your lips

When you’re in college, before the stress of having to pass mid-term and final exams, there’s the stress of having to read volumes of information seemingly equivalent to “War and Peace” and “Atlas Shrugged” combined – and that’s just for one class. And of course, if you want to pass the class, understanding what you’ve […]

Brain Food: Salad Edition

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates Let’s talk about salads. Eating more vegetables and fresh ones at that, is one of the best things you can do for your brain. Add avocado and blueberries and you have a brain food masterpiece. Done right, it is low calorie, high vitamin, […]

Memory & the Levels of Learning

Memory & the “Levels of Learning” The “Levels of Learning” are used to promote higher forms of thinking in education, such as analyzing and evaluating concepts, processes, procedures, and principles, rather than just relying on memory and remembering facts. Check out this chart of Anderson’s Levels of Learning: Step #1. Remembering or Knowledge. This is […]