Posted in Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Learning, mindfulness

10 facts about the grey matter…

  1. We only use 10% of our brains, so we must make it work well…
  2. After age 30, the brain shrinks a quarter of a percent (0.25%) in mass each year.
  3. It’s all downhill after 60! – must do sudoko in your retirement
  4. You have a left brain or a right brain dominance
  5. Listening to Mozart does not makes you smarter, however good for learning rhythms
  6. Your conscious mind can hold 7 pieces of information plus or minus 2 at any time
  7. The energy used by the brain is enough to light a 25 watt bulb.
  8. The brain always has to answer a question
  9. The reptilian brain controls our emotional responses
  10. The adult brain is able to be changed
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