Mar 20 2012

Berkeley: Rick Hanson, "The Neuroscience of Happiness"

What is negativity bias? It’s the brain’s natural tendency to remember negative experiences over positive ones. How can you overcome “negativity bias?”

ᔥ For years, research has shown that, over time, our experiences literally reshape our brains and can change our nervous systems, for better or worse. Now, neuroscientists and psychologists like Hanson are zeroing in on how we can take advantage of the “plasticity” of the brain to cultivate and sustain positive emotions.

 

Link here for more on Rick Hanson’s Book, Buddah’s Brain

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