50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know

Author:  Moheb Costandi All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason.’ Immanuel Kant (1787)   The brain’s main output: According to Daniel Wolpert – a British Neuroscientist - we have a brain for one reason and one reason only; to produce adaptable and complex movements.   The [...]

By | 2017-08-04T08:36:40+00:00 July 25th, 2017|EQ Blog|0 Comments

From Superman to Superhuman: 4iR – A Blazingly Bright Future

For a massive jolt of inspiration about our tomorrows, take a look at this startling video (11mins) about the 4th Industrial Revolution (4iR) produced by the World Economic Forum (WEF): Watch the video here: “A key feature of the 4iR is it doesn’t change what we are doing but it will change us.” [...]

By | 2017-08-04T09:40:16+00:00 September 26th, 2016|EQ Blog|0 Comments

Who Am I? You are what your neurons are up to

 “Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”  Nobel Laureate, George Bernard Shaw, penned this farsighted observation lightyears before anyone knew the pace of change would accelerate from 0 – 60 in a nanosecond.  Technology has progressed in giant strides – especially in Neuroscience –now we know the brain reshapes itself endlessly, making [...]

By | 2017-08-04T09:44:47+00:00 August 12th, 2016|EQ Blog|0 Comments

Are we all born Liars? Featured in Health Intelligence Mag (Sept/Oct)

Writer: Steph Vermeulen   Neuroscientists confirm that Shakespeare was right: all the world is a stage, and it appears that we’re all hard-wired to play make believe.   A popular social media post reads; ‘I wish your life was as dazzling as it appears on Facebook’. It neatly captures the ‘inconvenient truth’ revealed in Ian Leslie’s [...]

By | 2017-08-04T08:36:41+00:00 October 9th, 2015|EQ Blog|1 Comment

What mood are you addicted to?

Molecular emotions Candace Pert, author of Molecules of Emotion: The Science of MindBody Medicine, is the scientist who proved that emotions are the link between the brain and the body. She says the brain is just a big bag of chemicals which are known as ‘neurotransmitters’ because they literally pass (or transmit) messages from one [...]

By | 2017-08-04T08:36:41+00:00 August 26th, 2015|EQ Blog|0 Comments

5 Stress Triggers @ Work

Daniel Goleman is the name most associated with the field of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) purely because he was the first author to publicise the topic rather than the person to coin the phrase. Goleman’s first book of the same title was intended as an academic tome for psychology students and, in his own words, no one [...]

By | 2017-08-04T08:36:41+00:00 August 26th, 2015|EQ Blog|0 Comments