Ever heard of neuroplasticity? The idea that our brains are hardwired from birth and are therefore unchangeable is now known to be false, at last!!
Think of your brain as malleable plastic – it is constantly being changed by your day to day experiences. In scientific terms, neuroplasticity refers to the “rewiring” of the neurons that process and transmit information in the brain, and the alterations that occur at synapses (the gaps between neurons that allow for information to be transmitted between them). Basically, it about changing how you habitually think to a new way of thinking, habitually.
When it comes to neuroplasticity, one of the key things to keep in mind is that neural pathways (paths that connect different areas of the brain and … Read the rest