5 Articles by Dr. Sarah McKay

Dr. Sarah McKay

Why Crafting Is Great For Your Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains

Knit one. Purl one. Knit one. Purl one. Knit one. Purl one. The rhythmic and repetitive nature of knitting is calming, comforting and contemplative....

Dr. Sarah McKay
June 24 2014

How Finding Your Purpose Protects Your Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains

What is your purpose in life? Your passion. Your bliss. Your calling … Whatever you call it, we’re all searching for it to some extent. Mastin Kipp’s...

Dr. Sarah McKay
March 23 2014

Why Friendship Is Great For Your Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains

Do you have 150 friends? Because that’s the average number of stable social relationships a person can maintain.

Dr. Sarah McKay
March 11 2014

How Meditation Changes Your Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains

Do you struggle, like me, with monkey-mind? Is your brain also a little unsettled, restless, capricious, whimsical, fanciful, inconstant, confused,...

Dr. Sarah McKay
February 28 2014