Month: August 2019

Aug 28, 2019

fMRI Brain Scans Reveal Most Effective Motivational Techniques

Synopsis: Managers, coaches, teachers and parents often focus on fixing problems and deficiencies. Brainscans in this study suggest that may be exactly the wrong approach. Change is better encouraged by positively focusing on someone’s dreams and aspirations. Focusing on problems and challenges activates a defensive mindset that closes down an individual’s openness to change.


Aug 13, 2019

CPJ Spotlight: Operational Psychologists Coach Special-Operations Forces

Synopsis: Some of the most elite members of the American military are those in the special-operation forces (SOF), including Navy SEALS, Army Green Berets, and Air Force Air Commandos. These SOF members must have an impressive skill set ranging from reconnaissance and weapons expertise to diplomacy and comfort with cultural diversity.