OUR BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE WEEK:
Brain Rules by Dr John Medina
This book is a great book to read for an introduction into the field of neuroscience. Dr. John Medina’s 12 rules explain the importance of what we can do to help develop our brains as well as become better learners and teachers.
Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain by Dr John Ratey
A fascinating read that emphasizes the physical, mental and psychological benefits of exercise, specifically cardio-intensive activities like running and biking. Using many scientific experiments and studies, Ratey argues that exercise is the most influential component of improving our brain function.