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A neuroscientist revealed 3 habits to improve your memory, and 1 that can damage it

"Being too task-focused can harm our memory and creativity," Jha warned.Greg Bajor/Getty Images Memory doesn't always work as we'd like it to. We remember much less than we think and, above all, less than we'd like. Neuroscientist Amishi Jha explained the keys to remembering something successfully. Memory doesn't always work the way you want it to — you remember less than you think and, often, less than you'd like. "What we think is a memory problem is often actually an at...
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The 'best prospect' for ensuring success in demanding roles

Building on their past work, University of Miami Associate Professor Amishi Jha and Scott Rogers, discovered that Special Operations Forces who participated in a month-long mindfulness course could improve their attention and working memory. These are both mental capacities necessary to tone down emotional reactivity and boost problem solving skills.
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Amishi Jha: How Can We Pay Better Attention To Our Attention?

What exactly is attention, and how can we reclaim it? Neuroscientist Amishi Jha says there's a powerful link between mindfulness, meditation and attention.(Image credit: Travis Harris/TED)
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how to tame your wandering mind

Amishi Jha studies how we pay attention: the process by which our brain decides what’s important out of the constant stream of information it receives. Both external distractions (like stress)... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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How to tame your wandering mind | Amishi Jha

Amishi Jha studies how we pay attention: the process by which our brain decides what's important out of the constant stream of information it receives. Both external distractions (like stress) and internal ones (like mind-wandering) diminish our attention's power, Jha says -- but some simple techniques can boost it. "Pay attention to your attention," Jha says. [Author: [email protected] (TED)]
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