We all want to think better. To unlock what we know we are capable of. To do this we need to understand our cognition. From this we can learn and understand how to optimise this powerful beast we all have. Knowing how to unlock it is the key.
We use our cognitive processes in every aspect of our lives, whether it’s thinking about your health, judging a social situation or even deciding what colour shirt would show you as the cool calm and collected kind of cat you are.
You don't want to be the person who has the brainpower of say 500 but only gets 100 out of it. We all know this person. This means it's important for us to nurture this ability and boost it as much as possible. This means focusing on what's essential and discarding what's not. This means optimising your brain's processes so you can learn and apply at your full potential.
What is BDNF?
It is a highly active neurotrophin ( a cool long word for a type of protein). It helps control the survival, development and function of neurons in the brain. BDNF also helps control the development of our neurons and therefore boosting our brain power and ability to require new connections around the new ideas we are learning.
How can you improve cognition?
Meditation and mindfulness
Good sleeping habits
What lower levels of BDNF?
In summary, to get the most out of your brain power..
You need to focus on