It’s never too early or too late to uncover the superpowers that are hidden inside you. Using insights from brain research labs, it is possible to sharpen your faculties and empower yourself. Ultra Special Senses (USSs) are a set of perceptive abilities of the brain—they form the building blocks of superpowers. In a conversational style, Dr Anjana Sen reveals how strengthening your fifteen USSs can build reserve capacity for coping, increasing resilience and enhancing leadership attributes. Demystifying courage and self-awareness, the author urges you to align with your USSs to bring out the best in you.
Chapter 4: Doctor Belief at Work with Nurse Hope
Doctor Belief at Work with Nurse Hope
The word ‘hope’ is used both as a verb and as a noun. Here we discuss the phenomenon of hope as a biological process of desire that has an element of belief of fulfilment. Experimentally, ‘expectation of reward’ is considered as hope (Rowe et al. 2008). Reward in humans is a complex mechanism (salutary/monetary/sexual), but expectation is essentially a representation of the future events involving a likelihood of reward. The phenomenon is observable on functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) as an activation of certain brain regions, mainly the medial frontal cortex. The lateral frontal, parietal and temporal cortices ...