I started sifting through podcasts and videos over at the NeuroCollaborative a couple weeks ago. In doing that, this video was mentioned several times as something we just had to watch. So I did. This video is about inspiring other people into action. This is an important skill of any leader, therapist… human being. Maybe … Continue reading Selling Action
Today I was asked to participate in a world-wide project that I think is very important, so I’m going to extend an invitation to all my physical therapy friends to participate as well. I had heard about the Big Physio Survey from Physiopedia, but I had never really looked into what it was. What they’re … Continue reading Big Physio Survey: Capturing Contemporary PT Practice
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on Scientific Studies as originally seen on HBO last Sunday night. Just an FYI before you hit play there: If you haven’t seen Last Week Tonight it is an adult show, so there are a few comments that are not appropriate for little or sensitive ears. You’ve been warned. … Continue reading Pop Science
I bet you’ve probably seen that ad about a BAZILLION times like I have. In fact, I even considered getting it for my grandparents 2 Christmases ago (but it was WAY too expensive.) Shoot, I even wanted to try it. Who doesn’t want a stronger brain in just 10 minutes a day? However, this week … Continue reading Lumosity’s Not so Luminous
My OT partner was raving about this new exercise she had heard about this week: Superbrain Yoga. She said it’s supposed to increase the brain’s effiency via acupressure. And then she demonstrated the exercise for me. How simple it seemed! Perhaps too simple. Could this be a case of neuro-bunk? She said we should do this … Continue reading Superbrain Yoga: Hoax or the Real Deal?
This is hilarious… and sad to me. *sings* If you like it, then you shoulda Believe me now? Remember to ask questions on any “scientific” claim. Where’s the “science” to back up those claims? Apparently we need to be especially wary of neuro and brain marketed things. I agree with the presenter: neuroflapdoodle is a … Continue reading Neuro-Bunk, Neurobolics, Neuroflapdoodle: How Marketing is Dooping You.