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Friday, November 12, 2010

Clutter and the Brain - Dr. Peter Whybrow

On Monday, November 8, NBC Nightly News ran a feature with Dr. Peter Whybrow, director of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and physician-in-chief of UCLA's Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital. Whybrow discussed how our accumulation of clutter begins in the brain and why simplifying energizes us. Interesting!

More on clutter and the brain:

How Sleep Helps Keep Your Brain Organized

Clutter in Your House or Office Means Clutter in Your Mind

The Psychology Behind Hoarding

Three Steps to Decluttering