All in Neuroplasticity
Did you catch the ABC TV’s Catalyst program ‘The Mindfulness Experiment’? It’s terrific! Its synopsis reads ‘15 ordinary Australians to take part in a revealing scientific experiment – to see if practicing mindfulness can help treat conditions like chronic pain, anxiety and stress that affect millions of us’. Video and transcript here.
Interesting article on research out of the Montreal Neurological Institute and McGill. A study on rats suggests the ageing brain is more plastic than the young brain, but that the plasticity is more dysregulated.
Super interesting article investigating the impact of art on the brain.
High intensity physical exercise may have beneficial outcomes in PD. On the blogs.
A handy and referenced summary on the impact of aerobic and non aerobic exercise on neuroplasticity.
…are in the news again! Check out this panel recorded by ABC’s RN at 2018 Sydney Ideas.
Nice little referenced blog post from the Huffington Post.
Norman Doidge’s blog post on Dale Bredesen’s ‘The End of Alzheimer’s’ - worth a read.
A short summary of how to maximise neuroplasticity with brain training.
Nine things about exercise induced neuroplasticity in Parkinson’s Disease.
Music Therapy can change the brain. Check out this summary of the neuroplastic pathways at work in Music Therapy.
An oldie but a goodie. Neuroplasticity, compassion and resilience as featured in ‘The Atlantic’.
Did you know listening to Mozart and Mahler as background music is associated with better memory? Or that six months of exercise in people with mild cognitive decline improved their performance on multiple tests of executive functioning?
'Neuroplasticity and Clinical Practice: Building brain power for health.'