Fire Up Those Neurons

Peck, Maureen
April 2007
Journal of Financial Planning;Apr2007, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p10
Academic Journal
This article presents thoughts from the editor about the April 2007 issue of "Journal of Financial Planning." The author presents two discoveries relating to neuroscience and human behavior that were topics of articles in this issue. The first theory is that children can learn from others through mirror neurons. An example given is that parents can instill philanthropic ideals in children by being charitable within view of their children. The second idea is that brain cells are constantly being produced and remodeled in people of any age, but specifically old age. Age is said to bring efficiency and more power to the brain.


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