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  • Cognitive Fitness Chapter 15 – What’s on your Mind?

    Our latest research has looked at factors that impact our cognitive performance – so both individuals and organisations can understand and adopt best practices – getting everyone’s brain in peak condition! Our last blog explored how scent and smell can affect your mental performance. This blog looks at the impact of cognitive memory training and

    Cognitive Fitness Chapter 14 – Scent – What’s that Smell?

    Our latest research looks at the factors that most impact our cognitive performance – so individuals and organisations can understand and adopt best practices to get everyone’s brain in peak condition. Recent blogs have considered environmental factors as we build up a picture of what goes on in the office that stimulates your cognition. This

    Cognitive Fitness Chapter 13 – Cognitive Stimulation – Use it or lose it!

    Our latest research looks at the factors that most impact our cognitive performance – so individuals and organisations can understand and adopt best practices to get everyone’s brain in peak condition. Recent blogs have considered environmental factors as we build up a picture of what goes on in the office. Our previous blog discussed how

    Cognitive Fitness Chapter 12 – Workplace Lighting – Is it dim in here?

    Our latest research looks at the factors that most impact our cognitive performance – so individuals and organisations can understand and adopt best practices to get everyone’s brain in peak condition. Recent blogs have considered environmental factors as we build up a picture of what goes on in the office. Our previous blog explored what

    Cognitive Fitness Chapter 11 – Is multi tasking a myth?

    Our latest research looks at the factors that most impact our cognitive performance – so individuals and organisations can understand and adopt best practices to get everyone’s brain in peak condition. Recent blogs have been considering environmental factors such as noise and temperature. This time we consider the effect of task interruptions…  Workplace Distractions and

    Cognitive Fitness Chapter 10 – Can you concentrate when it’s hot?

    Our latest research looks at the factors that most impact our cognitive performance – so individuals and organisations can understand and adopt best practices to get everyone’s brain in peak condition. The last blogs started to look at environmental factors when we looked at noise. This time we consider the effect of temperature… Workplace Temperature

    Cognitive Fitness Chapter 9 – Workplace Noise – Can You Hear Yourself Think?

    Our latest research looks at the factors that most impact our cognitive performance – so individuals and organisations can understand and adopt best practices to get everyone’s brain in peak condition. The last 6 blogs have considered “personal” aspects such as sleep and hydration. Now we are turning our attention to environmental factors – starting

    Cognitive Fitness Chapter 8 – Glucose – Your brain needs sugar… really?

    Our latest research looks at the factors that most impact our cognitive performance – so individuals and organisations can understand and adopt best practices to get everyone’s brain in peak condition. Last time we looked at the impact that caffeine has on the brain. This time we are looking at the effects of glucose on

    Cognitive Fitness Chapter 7 – Caffeine – Had any psychoactive drugs today?

    Our latest research looks at the factors that most impact our cognitive performance – so individuals and organisations can understand and adopt best practices to get everyone’s brain in peak condition. Last time we looked at the importance of exercise and having an active lifestyle. This time we are looking at the effects of caffeine

    Cognitive Fitness Chapter 6 – Exercise and Physical Activity – Don’t be a couch potato!

    Our latest research looks at the factors that most impact our cognitive performance – so individuals and organisations can understand and adopt best practices to get everyone’s brain in peak condition. Last time we looked at the importance of getting enough quality sleep… this time we are concentrating on exercise and the benefits of an

    Cognitive Fitness Chapter 5 – How did you sleep last night?

    Our latest research looks at the factors that most impact our cognitive performance – so individuals and organisations can understand and adopt best practices to get their employees human brain in peak condition. Last time we looked at the importance of making sure you are hydrated… this time we look at sleep and you’ll see

    Cognitive Fitness Chapter 4 – Hydration – Are you dehydrated?

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    Our latest research looks at the factors that most impact our cognitive performance – so individuals and organisations could understand and adopt best practices to get everyone’s brain in peak condition. Last time we looked at the importance of starting off the day with your daily intake of nutrition and breakfast… this time we look

    Cognitive Fitness Chapter 3 – Did you have breakfast today?

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    Our latest research set out to discover the factors that most impact our cognitive performance – so we could guide organisations and individuals who wanted to adopt the best practices and provide the best conditions for our brains to do what they need to, every day. The research identified 13 factors and we are starting off

    Cognitive Fitness: Chapter 2 – Cognition – what’s it all about?

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    ‘Cognition’ is just a scientific term for the functioning of the human brain. Until recently measuring the cognitive performance, cognitive ability and mental health was a difficult challenge requiring laboratory conditions and very expensive equipment. However over the last few years, researchers have designed software that reliably measure the mental performance of different parts of

    Cognitive Fitness: Chapter 1 – Cognition and Cognitive Fitness Research…why bother?

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    For some years, we at Advanced Workplace Associates have been supporting the professional development of ‘workplace’ leaders through our Workplace Performance Innovation Network (Workplace PIN). We’ve given many senior leaders the confidence, knowledge, support and tools to evolve to more innovative models of work, workplace and workplace management, providing higher levels of value to their

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