TOO BRAINY FOR MY COMPUTER: HOW PROGRAMMING WILL BECOME THE NEXT MAINSTREAM COMPUTER-USER EVOLUTION.

Continuing with our guest blogger series let me introduce Dr. Aurélie Jean, PhD. Aurélie is a Postdoctoral Associate at MIT, Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies. She writes here about her vision of the use of coding for specific duties as well as its applications in everyday life. Aurélie’s line of work means that her skills and talents are honed in a very specific direction: being able to model human organ and tissue responses under pathological conditions, yet her vision for the … Continued

Can you see what I’m feeling?

We are delighted to introduce new guest blogger Georgina Malingambi, based in Northern Queensland, Australia, who has over 20 years’ experience in Psychiatry (worked with Tara in Darwin 10 years ago) and an MSc in Forensic criminology. She writes here about the psychology of color and how this relates to business. This blog was written in Brazil in January whilst Georgina and Tara were on holiday together and Tara was doing her digital detox. This year, instead of blogging herself, … Continued

Wired for Story

Wired for Story

My friend David Pearl posted this podcast of us talking about neuroscience and storytelling last month. Storytelling podcast It connected for me with one of the questions I get asked the most, which is “what makes a good finance executive great?” Here is a short video of me talking about how Finance Directors – or indeed any leader – can draw on breadth of brain agility to create a compelling story, which brings the numbers to life for people. The … Continued

Neuroscience and the City

Neuroscience and the City

The title for this blog comes from two pieces in the Financial Times in the last month or so. The first was a video and short article entitled “Rise of neuroscience in executive education”, where Della Bradshaw interviewed me: The other is a feature by Harriet Agnew on “The future of the City of London”, which ends with a question about meditation pods and a quote from me about cognitive enhancement: During the summer I have re-ignited my love of … Continued