The brains of highly successful people function differently from those of the average Joe, according to the authors of the new book, The Winner’s Brain.
Fortunately, they say, you can actually rewire your brain, even physically change it.
Assistant neuroscience professor Mark Fenske of the University of Guelph and cognitive behavioural psychologist Jeff Brown of Harvard Medical School sought input from other brain experts and a variety of individuals they deemed “winners” – from blues guitarist B.B. King to Aaron Fechter, the inventor of popular carnival game Whac-a-Mole.
They identified eight “win factors,” including self-awareness, motivation, focus, emotional balance, memory, resilience, adaptability and brain care.
Here, Dr. Fenske explains that, with practice, it’s possible …