Who’s in charge here?

Last week I introduced you to the different parts of the brain. Today let’s look at how they affect our decisions. 1. The Neocortex which is your ‘adult’ brain operates our executive or higher functions. It allows us to think outside the box, problem solve, multi-task, learn and grow. When your neocortex is in charge you are more likely make good decisions. It is like the ‘angel’ on your shoulder bringing your attention to the big picture and considering both the short and long … [Read more...]