Can an Image of the Brain Reveal Your Cultural Adaptability?

Cultural Adaptability and Brains

Some people can adjust to new cultures far more easily than others. Understanding why some find cultural adaptability to be relatively painless, whereas others struggle to adapt is a problem of longstanding concern. Many are interested in the results, including businesses with multinational … [Read more...]

Regaining the Brain Flexibility of Your Childhood

Kids' brains have high plasticity; they absorb volumes of new material effortlessly and adapt flexibly to changing conditions. As they develop and amass patterns of information, brains tend to crystallize. The aging brain has vast stores of knowledge to draw on to solve the problems it encounters, … [Read more...]

The Aging Brain Is More Malleable Than Previously Believed

Active Aged Brain

There is growing evidence that, beyond what was previously believed, the adult human brain is remarkably malleable and capable of new feats -- even in the last decades of life. In fact, new experiences can trigger major physical changes in the brain within just a few days, and certain conditions can … [Read more...]