Big Idea 2016 – The Sharing Economy Will Transform Our World

In 2016, more people than ever will be utilizing the sharing economy, such as Uber and Airbnb. This trend is ushering in some very positive cultural shifts. By relying on mutual rating processes and transparency through increased online presence, the sharing economy promotes accountability and discipline in both service providers and consumers. This educates people […]

“Neuroscience Updates Emerging Layers of the Human Brain” ~ Brain Summit Reflection

The Brain Summit, hosted by Emergenetics International, was held in Assisi, Italy on October 5-7th. I had the pleasure of attending the summit and met many colleagues. The information I obtained in the conference not only grounded my previous learning on Emergenetics, but also furthered my understanding of the neuroscience behind this tool. As you […]


My daughter got a brain scan from Dr. Amen’s clinic in Tacoma, WA. The brain scan uses SPECT ( Single Photon Emission Computerized Tomography) technology, which is a sophisticated nuclear medicine study of cerebral blood flow and, indirectly, brain activity (metabolism).  The SPECT shows the active and inactive parts of one’s brain when she was concentrating and when […]