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Tina Hallis

Professional Speaker & Trainer, The Positive Edge in Madison, WI

Can you change your brain? And would you want to?

PRESENTED ON FEB 16, 2017
IN MADISON, WI @ VOL 21

Recent scientific findings debunk the myth that our brains stop changing once we reach adulthood. This revelation then begs the question, if our brains continue to change throughout our life, can WE direct those changes? If we can, is it possible to tailor our brains in a way that zctually improves our quality of life? Tina Hallis explores these questions, along with related scientific results to consider how all of us can take advantage of our brain "power."

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