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Hit The Reset Button In Your Brain Analysis

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In Daniel J. Levitin’s article “Hit the Reset Button in Your Brain” he goes to say that, in recent times we are exposed to lots of information, a lot more than we can retain, at the rate that all the information is coming at us. The brain’s capacity to retain information is limited, so he continues to state that in order to be able to retain the information being given to us, we must learn to rest our brain. The brain he states has two dominant modes of attention used to gain information. These dominant modes are the task-negative and task-positive networks, which comprise of distributed networks of neurons that are like electrical circuits in the brain. The task-positive network becomes active when a person in actively engaging, or focused
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