Technology OVERUSE is Doing THIS to Your Brain | Jim Kwik Updated for 2024

Updated: March 13, 2024

Technology OVERUSE is Doing THIS to Your Brain | Jim Kwik

Global Vs Local

If you search the internet using the terms local and global you will find articles on almost every topic imaginable. Within the realm of psychology, the terms are commonly used in perception and information processing.

The Gift of Neural Plasticity

Neural plasticity is the brain’s ability to adapt to changing conditions. Modern studies have shown that the adult brain is far more plastic–changeable, able to adapt, able to grow–than once thought. Seize the opportunity!

Lifestyle Over Age: Secrets of Maintaining Memory and Brain Health

We don’t know it all when it comes to Alzheimer’s and other serious brain conditions, but we do know lifestyle can have an impact on the brain. Here are a few easy-to-adopt changes that can help keep your mind healthy and sharp even as you age.

Forgetfulness Vs Alzheimer’s

Some age-related forgetfulness is to be expected, but not all memory and cognitive thinking loss is the same. The serious loss that characterizes Alzheimer’s is not normal aging. Do you recognize the difference?

Loving Yourself and Your ADHD

When you have spent your life not being able to meet other people’s expectations and your mind is full of self-sabotaging thoughts, it is nearly impossible to appreciate your own natural talents and innate value, let alone share and receive this joy with others. People with ADHD are passionate and generous by nature, unfortunately, many hide alone behind feelings of shame, emptiness, disappointment, sadness and self-blame. This Valentine’s Day, I offer people with ADHD some suggestions on how to love themselves and their ADHD.

ADHD Symptoms or Anxiety?

When it comes to complex disorders like ADHD, looking at a child’s symptoms isn’t enough to determine what’s wrong. If you think there’s more to your child’s ADHD than meets the eye, watch out for these symptoms of anxiety disorder and consult your child’s doctor. The sooner you find out what’s truly ailing your child, the sooner you can give the proper treatments.

Childhood ADHD Causes Can Be Due to Maternal Health Status

There are many environmental risk factors for childhood ADHD. If you’ve seen our article archive, the onset of ADHD involves a complex combination of genetics, diet, lifestyle, and the physical environment. A new study suggests another factor that can predict ADHD in a child – the health status of the mother.

Boost Your ADHD Child’s Creativity

The ADHD symptoms that can make life difficult for your child can also make him unusually creative and imaginative. You can help your child nurture the gift of ADHD by encouraging this creativity. Here’s how.

Why Not Practice More Self-Love?

When you think of the word love what comes to mind? Do you think about the people and things you care most about? Most of us think of positive emotions when we think of the word love. When we allow ourselves to love someone or something it can bring emotions of passion and joy that are only felt when love is part of it. Let me ask you a question… do you love yourself?

What Is Mania And How To Recognise It

Mania is a mental health disorder characterised by highly elevated moods, with this mood state being present almost all of the time. It can be associated with mood swings as well, where the sufferer will go through an extremely happy mood phase and then change their outlook and suffer with a very low depressive mood.

Inattentive ADHD and Anxiety in Adults

High levels of anxiety are very common among adults with inattentive ADHD. According to the website of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, about 50 percent of adults with ADHD have co-existing anxiety disorders.

Nine Minutes

Like other docs, psychiatrists receive email surveys now and then asking about different aspects of life as a psychiatrist– about the medications favored for treating depression or anxiety, the fees charged for different types of patient visits, and the amount of time spent at work versus home. I received such a survey last week, in multiple choice format.

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