Brain Health

Meaningful Paths works with experts to help provide you with resources around brain health.

Key topics include:

  • The power of our thinking on the brain
  • How digital technology affects our brains?
  • Alzheimer preventative measures.
  • Preventing and recovering from burnout.

Power of our Thoughts

Dr Sherry Skyler Kelly 2021;

Does positivity work? This is neuroimaging of the brain with a functional MRI. This is a study that was done of motivational techniques. If you look at the scan on the left, you will see a lot of blue, and that brain was scanned when they used very negative coaching techniques for compliance – fixing what’s wrong, addressing what’s wrong, let’s bolster up the areas that are weak (focus on fixing the negative). Instead of focussing on positive approaches to motivating people at work, managers, coaches, teachers. This had to do with focussing on the strengths. The positive, compassionate style of motivation is the image scan on the right, and this is associated with big picture thinking and stress regulation.”

Brain scan on motivatonal differences
Source: fMRI Brain Scans Reveal Most Effective Motivational Techniques (societyofconsultingpsychology.org)

Dr. Sherry Skyler Kelly is a leading Neuropsychologist and partner at Meaningful Paths.

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Dr. Sherry Skyler Kelly

Mind and Heart Coaching

Dr. Sherry Skyler Kelly, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist. She has over 30 years of experience in the field of health psychology and child development. She earned her Doctorate in Health Psychology from Yeshiva University.  She is a former National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Cancer Institute (NCI) Fellow in psycho-oncology and neuropsychology.

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