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Neurology 228: What makes your brain HAPPY and why you should do the OPPOSITE

Online $40.00 2 Michael Hall, DC, FIACN

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 Topic: Neurology 228: What makes your brain HAPPY and why you should do the OPPOSITE

Credit Hours: 2

Instructor: Michael Hall, DC, FIACN

Course Description: The human brain is a phenomenal organ and what makes us human is our ability to be humane. Many people race towards happiness only to become more unhappy.  David DiSalvo writes for Scientific American Mind, Psychology Today, Mental Floss and is the writer behind the well-regarded science blogs Neuronarrative and Neuropsyched. This presentation will explore the most recent finding expounded upon in his newest book. For chiropractors this is valuable information in dealing with patients who struggle to be emotionally stable and grounded and whose health is becoming affected by the “overwhelming activity of the left posterior brain.

Course Outline:

  • Where is happiness in our brain
    • The neurophysiology of happiness, joy, and depression
    • Being in the “right” frame of mind
    • Overcoming and avoiding “addiction behaviors”
  • Motivation, restrain, and regret
    • Getting all “revved up” with nowhere to go
    • The value of an Etch-a-Sketch in health
    • Pattern disruption
  • Memory and modeling
    • What is memory
    • Memory and the chiropractic practice
    • Deliberate modeling for healthier lives

Learning Objectives:

  • The attendee will critically analyze new research on emotional well-being
  • The attendee will develop new approaches to managing patient personality types
  • The attendee will understand how the human brain wires, writes, and re-writes itself.
  • The attendee will gain insight towards improving patient outcomes.

Dr. Michael W. Hall is a 1990 graduate with honors from Parker College of Chiropractic. He began clinical practice immediately after graduation while also entering post-graduate programs in clinical neurology and orthopedics. He received his diplomate in clinical neurology from the American Board of Chiropractic Neurology in 1993. He was later awarded a fellow in clinical neurology by the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology. For the past three decades Dr. Hall has entertained and educated thousands with enthusiastic passion for chiropractic and clinical neurology. It is his vision that all peoples may experience the healing art of chiropractic.  He has published research, served on scientific and advisory panels, and lectured around the world. His program, “Functional Neurology for the Practicing Chiropractor” is renowned throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Australia. He speaks for the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association as well as many state, national and international associations. You can find out more about Dr. Hall and where he is next by visiting his website – www.BrainDC.org

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