Can neuroscience tell how you’ll vote?

An Irish election has just past, and an American election is looming, but have you ever considered how exactly you decide who to vote for? Now, presumably you’ll say that you vote for a candidate based on his or her platform, promises, political party affiliation and other such rational criteria. However that is not the whole [...]

By |2017-11-07T13:12:34+01:00May 30th, 2016|Decision Making|0 Comments

The neuroscience of conflict

Is conflict frequent in your life? Imagine this scenario: You are driving to work and your car stalls at the red light. Behind you impatient drivers start honking. How do you feel? Here’s another one: You’re giving a presentation at work, and Joe from accounts disputes your figures. You’ve gone over them carefully, but he’s [...]

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Exploring the neuroscience of mindfulness

Are you a religious person? Perhaps you attend mass every week and pray daily. Maybe you prefer the term “spiritual” because you believe in a higher power, but you’re not an adherent of any particular religion. Then again, you could be someone who has lost their faith — or someone who never had any to [...]

By |2017-11-07T13:12:34+01:00May 30th, 2016|Mindfulness|0 Comments
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