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From Lost Hope to Found Purpose

Image Reference: Photo by Lili Popper on Unsplash …Once upon a time, in a bustling city, there lived a person named Charlie. Charlie was like any other person in the city, going through the motions of life but feeling a … Read More

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Book: Purposeful Living

Our new eBook is LIVE! Purposeful Living: How To Navigate Depressive States And Thrive States And Thrive In Life About the authors Dr. Samantha Brooks is a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society and a Reader in Cognitive Neuroscience at … Read More

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Coding For Happiness

Image Ref: Photo by Alice Donovan Rouse on Unsplash Can we code our minds for greater happiness? Yes, we can!   Happiness is cultivated from decision to view our world and respond to it with a positive perspective.  The belief that … Read More

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About CY-A

Image Ref: Photo by Google DeepMind on Unsplash THE CURB YOUR ADDICTION (CY-A) APP In partnership with the Meaningful Paths app to support will power training. A brain training App for Smartphones and desktops, designed by neuroscientists to target the front part … Read More

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The Cognitive Neuroscience of COVID-19

The cognitive neuroscience of COVID-19: what are the pros and cons for our brains of living through this unprecedented global lockdown? Feature Image: Photo by Robina Weermeijer on Unsplash What has happened to our minds since the first virus cluster … Read More

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Impulse Control

About Dr. Samantha Brooks Dr. Samantha Brooks is a Reader of Cognitive Neuroscience in the School of Psychology,  Faculty of Health, Liverpool John Moores University, UK, and a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society.  Her research specialises in the neural mechanisms of … Read More

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Compulsive Shopping

Impulsivity and compulsivity play a large role in neuropsychiatric research as they underpin many mental health disorders. Unfortunately, impulsive and compulsive thoughts and behaviours are also commonly observed throughout the festive period! Impulsivity is a natural tendency found in all animals … Read More

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Living A Purposeful Life

Photo Credit: GoodFon Purposeful Living Definition What is a purposeful life? There are varied concepts on a purposeful living definition. Here we have handpicked some key theories around meaning (a key ingredient within purposeful living) and purpose. Logotherapy and Viktor … Read More

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Mindfulness could give you and your children peace of mind

If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed because you can’t stop overthinking, or if your children seem to be anxious and restless, could mindfulness help by giving you all some peace of mind? Mindfulness is the ability to pay attention to the … Read More

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How To Create Positive Habits And A Positive Mindset With Mindfulness

Mindfulness has become a very widely used word these days. Research has shown that it can have a beneficial impact on our well-being, helping us to develop and foster a more balanced and positive mindset and to incorporate and strengthen … Read More