Using the Science Behind Psychology to Train Your Brain for Greater Success in Business and in Life!
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Your Brain Structure and Your Expertise
Have you ever wondered why some people just seem to be naturally gifted at things? Has it ever frustrated you that you may struggle at a task that you think should be simple? If you answered yes it is time to take a deep breath, release the frustration, and read on.
Recent scientific research on the brain has given us great insight on how it burns energy.
The results are fascinating! Studies show that while some people spend up to 1/100 the amount of glucose to process a cognitive function, others may spend more than 100 times as much to process that same function!
This explains why people vary in processing similar tasks and concepts.
This will cause their capabilities and their fields of interest to be different as well. For example, one person will be really good in math because their brain energy used to solve math problems may be the 1/100, while someone else may have to use so much more of their of their brain energy to solve math equations that it causes them to not like it as much. The application of this information is far reaching.
For example, suppose you are trying to help your child with their homework! Taking this information into consideration will help you help them to work with frustrating subjects fully understanding the reason why they are having difficulty.
Think too about relationships. When you realize the fact that people differ in their cognitive processes, it can be a huge help in improving communication!
What are you good at? By learning this information you can make a good estimate of what your brain strength area is. This can prove to be invaluable in what you do in your life. Let’s face it; we only have so much energy! Why don’t we begin focusing on fields of interests that could turn into fields of expertise instead?
Now that we know where our brain energy is more at use and where it isn’t, we can begin focusing more on things that we know we could really be good at. Learning this about ourselves can motivate us to invest more time and energy in doing something that we like or love, and less time on things that aren’t really productive for us. The results will be a happier, healthier, and more fulfilled life and you!