What to think of prior to the next bonus round

The image of a rational, economical human being is a persistent myth. In fact, dozens of books have been written on the topic, and yet...

We are wired to be social

If you deliberately broke someone’s leg, they wouldn’t forget it and might never forgive you. Perhaps you know the old schoolyard taunt: „Sticks and stones...

Lifelong learning isn’t simply a slogan

We can continue to acquire new skills well into adulthood and the cognitive regions of our brain—commonly known as gray matter—will increase in size to...

How a little bit of brain science could have saved Will Smith (and Chris Rock!)

By now, much of the world has seen it. The Slap. When comedian Chris Rock told a joke about actress Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair loss,...

How to get the best out of your training budget

Well-intentioned but poorly thought out training programs can actually wind up demoralizing employees instead of empowering them. Consider the young man who was terrible in...

Daylight Savings – a disaster for your brain

How does the time change impact our mental and physical health? ⁠ ⁠Accidents go up by 6 percent after daylight savings⁠ Stroke rates are 8 percent...

Sleep – your brain’s superpower

My clients love to respond to my urging them to get more exercise by enthusiastically setting their alarm clocks an hour earlier, so they can...

Reading – a powerful antidote to our times

We’re told from childhood that reading is good for us. Neuroscientist Friederike Fabritius confirms that a simple book can make you more empathetic, improve your...

Gut feelings – bias or intuition?

Most gut feelings are merely superstitions. But in the mind of an expert, a gut feeling can be a highly efficient, largely unconscious product of...

The Power of Surprise

You possess a super power that you may not even be aware of. It’s the power of surprise. Most of us know the role that...

Current articles and interviews from the German media


Brain-Friendly Friday: More Hours Does Not Mean More Productivity

Putting in more hours at work won’t make you more productive This is the time of year when you might feel the need to go...
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Do You Find Joy In Organization?

Neat and Tidy, and with a High-Serotonin Neurosignature If you’re one of those people who comes home from grocery shopping and immediately puts your food...
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Three Brain-Friendly Tips to Help You Reduce Stress and Anxiety

The Brain-Friendly Newsletter When it comes to managing stress and anxiety, the idea that the body can control the mind seems alien to many of...
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Das glückliche Gehirn

Eine Studie zeigt, dass Mitarbeiter in einem Acht-Stunden-Tag durchschnittlich nur knapp drei Stunden wirklich produktiv gewesen sind. Was können Unternehmen dagegen tun? Drei Tipps  1) Weg...
Human Resources Manager

Öfter mal ans Gehirn denken

Wir brauchen mehr Respekt davor, wie andere Menschen ticken, sagt Friederike Fabritius. Im Interview erklärt die Hirnforscherin, warum es durchaus hilfreich sein kann, sich auch...
Personalführung

So lässt sich unsere Gehirnleistung steigern

Die Botenstoffe Dopamin, Acetylcholin und Noradrenalin bestimmen mit, welcher Arbeitstyp wir sind. Neurowissenschaftlerin Friederike Fabritius darüber, wie wir unsere Gehirnleistung im Job verbessern können.VON CHRISTINE LUGMAYR...
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Zwang macht unproduktiv

Friederike Fabritius ist Neurowissenschaftlerin, Speakerin und preisgekrönte Autorin. Gerade arbeitet sie an einem Buch zur Frage, wie Männer und Frauen am Arbeitsplatz ticken, unter welchen...
Interview
TL

Mit Fun und Fokus gegen die Fluktuation

Viele Unternehmen würden wohl ihren Mitarbeitern am liebsten verbieten, zu kündigen. Zum Glück ist das keine Option – und so müssen sich Personaler einiges einfallen...
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Ich bin ein Dopamin Junkie

Friederike Fabritius ist Neurowissenschaftlerin und Leadership – Expertin. Hier verrät sie, auf welche Weise Vertrauen im Team entsteht und wie der optimale Neurotransmitter – Cocktail...
Interview
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Fun, Fear, Focus

Drei Dinge braucht unser Gehirn, um es zu Spitzenleistungen zu bringen – in welcher Mischung, unterscheidet sich aber je nach Neigung von Mensch zu Mensch....
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Die Dame

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