Transcript Hi I’m Dr. Jeff Brown. Welcome to Brain Builders. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in the fall of 2011, a record 19.7 million students were expected to attend American colleges and universities. This is an increase of about 4.4 million since the fall of 2000. Consider this: You’re 16 years old. You’re a full time student with tons […]
Snooze Button Addiction? Transcript Hi, I am Dr. Jeff Brown. Welcome to Brain Builders. Are you having a secret relationship with your snooze button? How many times did you hit the snooze button this morning? Now, be brutally honest, do you strategically set your alarm clock so you know that you’ll get to indulge by […]
Teaming up with Chicken Soup for the Soul and Harvard Medical School to take aim at the global stress epidemic. Learn how to triumph over tragedy, reduce stress in the workplace even with a killer job, and reduce thought traps in your own brain that keep you feeling stressed out in my new book. The […]
Have you ever heard of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? Have you ever wondered if it might be helpful to your child? Much of the research that has been done on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy has focused on work with adults, but what does it say about it’s effectiveness with kids?
I’ve been the psychologist for the Boston Marathon Medical Team for over a decade, and I can tell you that working with marathon runners is one of the most entertaining parts of my work. Why? There’s never a dull moment. Marathoners are quick thinkers who are resilient and seem to crave challenges more than the […]
An author whose book is wedged on my shelf somewhere between Beck and Skinner is George Herman Ruth-yes, the same home run-hitting icon who is associated with that cultural cognitive distortion Bostonians have called a curse up until two years ago. Babe Ruth was not an academic type, but he made an important assertion in […]