Understand Your Brain

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Get in control of your own world!
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Understand Your Brain

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  2. 2. A Tip! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  3. 3. Your body language goes both ways! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  4. 4. Smile! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  5. 5. Managing your brain! Your Brain at Work By: David Rock Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  6. 6. Decision Making Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  7. 7. Your brain gets tired VERY easily! 2% of body mass 20% of energy consumed! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  8. 8. Prioritize Prioritizing! David Rock, “Your Brain at Work” Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  9. 9. The Prefrontal Cortex Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  10. 10. That is where you do … Planning Memorizing Creativity Prefrontal Cortex Inhibition Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik Deciding #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  11. 11. Multi-tasking decreases performance dramatically Take it easy on yourself! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  12. 12. When you are multitasking, you are actually using your autopilot! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  13. 13. Multitasking messes both jobs! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  14. 14. Write down ideas to clear your mind! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  15. 15. We think about what is easy to think about not about what is important! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  16. 16. Thinking about problems is easy … Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  17. 17. Imagining solutions is not! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  18. 18. Staying Cool Under Pressure Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  19. 19. The Limbic system is responsible for “Fight or Flight” responses Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  20. 20. When it is activated … Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  21. 21. We generalize more! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  22. 22. We tend to be pessimistic! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  23. 23. Memory does not perform well! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  24. 24. Sometimes, that is good  Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  25. 25. We get derailed by “conspiracy theory”! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  26. 26. Expectations get out of control! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  27. 27. Your brain needs a good level of stress and alertness to work properly Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  28. 28. Dopamine is a chemical that help your brain to work … Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  29. 29. it is generated by good expectations or rewards Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  30. 30. Humor and positive expectations generate dopamine Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  31. 31. Fear produces adrenaline which also help attention, but it might have negative effects as well Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  32. 32. Over alertness reduces your capability to concentrate!!! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  33. 33. To get out of over alertness try to activate other parts of your brain … take a walk or have a shower Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  34. 34. Activate your director Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  35. 35. Meta-cognition Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  36. 36. Think about your thinking Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  37. 37. Cooling down gives way to insights! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  38. 38. Collaborating with Others Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  39. 39. The SCARF model What gets people to work and what not! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  40. 40. Status Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  41. 41. Certainty Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  42. 42. Autonomy • Daniel Pink, “Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates you” Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  43. 43. Autonomy motivates! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  44. 44. Relatedness Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  45. 45. Fairness It is a perception! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  46. 46. Facilitating Change Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  47. 47. Attention changes your brain! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  48. 48. To Facilitate Change … Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com
  49. 49. Focus on what you want to create! Understand Your Brain Mohammad Tawfik #WikiCourses http://WikiClourses.WikiSpaces.com

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