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Simone Castello

Digital Consultant in Cambridge

Blame the Brain

PRESENTED ON JUN 20, 2017
IN CAMBRIDGE @ VOL 10

Did you know that we have 50,000 thoughts in a day and in most people 70% of these are negative? Simone Castello shares her journey towards positive thinking, discarding toxic emotional baggage while trying to relax and enjoy life. 

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Everybody Has a Brain

BY MARK FREEMAN
@ VOL 16 ON JUN 14, 2012

In overcoming OCD and a variety of other anxiety disorders, Mark Freeman was shocked to discover that all people have brains. This is the story of that discovery. (in English)

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Gender on the Brain

BY JARED ANGEL
IN NISHINOMIYA

Common stereotypes regarding gender and the brain are traced, evaluated and debunked. Jared explains ways in which gender boundaries are crossed in his fictional writing.

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Design: Right Brain, Left Brain, or Somewhere in the Middle?

BY CHRISTOPHER GREGORY
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 14, 2015

Christopher Gregory, an industrial designer shares his thoughts on how different mindframes guide design work, and how a wholistic, balanced perspective can help create meaning in our lives. What will you create?

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Emotions in the musician's brain

BY ELVIRA BRATTICO
@ SPOT FESTIVAL ON APR 30, 2016

Under the headline "Music is language" Elvira Brattico, who is a brain scientist, is giving a presentation about the connection between brain and music.

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Reading the Brain for Learning

BY JAN WIGMORE
@ VOL 30 ON OCT 15, 2016

Jan Wigmore lifts the lid on understanding the functioning of the brain to better help children and adults that may have learning difficulties.

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Positive Thinking-The #1 Cause of Suffering

BY NERSHEN PILLAY
@ VOL 46 ON NOV 07, 2017

The principle of quantum entanglement applied to a conscious mind proves that positive thinking is the number one cause of human suffering. Nershen Pillay is on a mission to touch the lives of at least one billion people with this concept.

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Re-wiring the addicted brain

BY MICHAEL TRAYFORD
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 01, 2018

Substance use and compulsive behaviors cause structural changes in the brain that can be reversed. 21st century, brain-based treatment approaches to addiction recovery hold great promise in combating this growing public health crisis.

We explore the understanding that addiction is a brain problem, not a moral failing or character flaw. That addiction and associated disorders of learning and behavior can be effectively remediated through re-wiring of neural pathways and networks.

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The Herbal Brain

BY EMORY PRESCOTT
@ VOL 22 ON MAR 01, 2019

What if there were an easy way to combat memory loss? Herbal nootropics may be the answer. Research shows these herbs improve attention, memory, and thinking skills; and they do it without any nasty side effects.

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The Power of Negative Thinking

BY CATHIE VAN ROOYEN
@ VOL 22 ON MAY 21, 2019

Cathie van Rooyen is one of the most positive people she knows, but she’s going to talk about the power of negative feelings. She’s talking from experience.
An energy therapist, with a practice in Randparkridge, she has helped hundreds of people unblock their limiting beliefs and look at themselves differently.
When she’s not analysing people, she’s training for the Comrades marathon , touring the city or writing blogs and books.