by Cherry Claus
“We can no longer use neuroscience to honour our coaching. We must change our coaching to honour neuroscience.” Nancy Kline, President, Time to Think, UK
Have you ever wondered why your fears sometimes kick in and stop you from doing things?Or, why memories from the past can trigger emotional reactions in the present? Would you like to know how to switch off these automatic reactions?
Over the past twenty years the discoveries in neuroscience have revolutionised our understanding of the brain. Neuroscientist Joseph Le Doux discovered that the amygdala, a small almond shaped organ which is now referred to as the emotional brain, played a much more powerful role than previously thought.