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Philippa Perry Quotes

Our brains do not have to be fixed, they can be plastic.
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As we get older it is our short term memory that fades rather than our long term memory. Perhaps we have evolved like this so that we are able to tell the younger generation about the stories and experiences that have formed us which may be important to subsequent generations if they are to thrive.
I worry though, about what might happen to our minds if most of the stories we hear are about greed, war, and atrocity

— Philippa Perry

If we are not using our brains' capacity for challenge it feels to me as though it atrophies like an unused muscle.

— Philippa Perry

The extreme of flexibility is chaos and the extreme of being structured is rigid and staying sane, or indeed using your creativity, is about being aware of these extremes and steering yourself to areas where you work best which usually tend to be more in the middle than at either extreme edge.

— Philippa Perry

It seems whether we have a tendency towards being flexible or structured affects how we create, how we parent, how we work.

— Philippa Perry

Neurogenesis continues throughout life and we have the capacity to establish new neural pathways and strengthen existing ones.

— Philippa Perry

Meditators are shown to have thickening in parts of the brain structure that deal with attention, memory and sensory functions. This was found to be more noticeable in older, more practiced meditators than in younger adults which is interesting because this structure usually tends to get thinner as we age.

— Philippa Perry

Our emotional map is laid down mainly in relationship with our earliest caregiver in the first couple of years of life.

— Philippa Perry

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