10,000 Hours

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What does 10,000 hours get you?  It is an enormous amount of time.  It divides down to a little over 19 hours per week if you divide it evenly over 10 years.  10,000 hours is the "magic number" of practice time to achieve mastery; mastery of anything.  "The emerging picture from such studies is that ten thousand of hours of …

This Too Shall Pass

In Recovery by Emerson Jane Browne1 Comment

I feel so very confused as to who I am, who I am not, and who I should be, and who I can be. I want to know where the brain holes are so I can avoid them. I want something like a map to a mine field. I want to know exactly what is not working. I want to know exactly what I need to avoid. I want to know what I can do, and do well.

Research shows Internet Searching is Good for the Brain

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… Small and colleagues found that there was a significant difference in brain activity between the two groups during the Internet searching task. The “Net Savvy” subjects showed greater brain activation, particularly in the frontal lobe, which is known to be involved in decision making and complex reasoning. When the Net Naïve group searched the Internet, their brain activity resembled the activity during the reading task.