Northcentral Insights and Stories

Holiday Party
Nov 17 2015
Ah, the holidays. Merriment, good cheer and Irving Berlin postcard moments. We all know that along with the falala’s come a whole bunch of stress. From dealing with family, to traffic at the mall to endless social obligations, the holidays can easily turn us into the Grinch. But there is hope and a way to cope with the challenges of the season. We can focus on the joys the holidays have to offer. Dr.
Clean Your Virtual Desktop
Oct 20 2015
Did you know that the typical American spends about one hour every day looking for things? If you haven't already started doing the math in your head, that's seven hours per week, or a total of 15 days each year! Right about now you should be thinking about just how valuable your time is and wondering what you might do with an extra 15 days per year!
woman on swing, training her brain
Oct 12 2015
In recent years, scientists have realized that the brain isn’t set and fixed, but instead fluid and changing throughout life. This means that you can teach an old dog new tricks, and today is the perfect day to start.
bright future freedom
Oct 10 2015
Every July, the U.S. celebrates its independence. Embracing freedom means we can pursue any path we choose and create new opportunities for ourselves. In keeping with this spirit, Northcentral University is extending the NCU Bright Future Scholarship to July. Three new students will be selected to receive full tuition scholarships for an NCU master’s or doctoral degree.
Reading Improves Memory
Sep 21 2015
If you are looking for ways to improve your memory and concentration and also relieve stress, reading will help. The brain-stimulating activities from reading have shown to slow down cognitive decline in old age with people who participated in more mentally stimulating activities over their lifetimes. It also has shown a slower rate of decline in memory and other mental capacities.

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