August 29, 2014 9:41 pm

Rise of neuroscience in executive education

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Subject shows link between brain function, physical well-being and workplace productivity

Do you believe you can survive on little sleep and be productive at work? The study of neuroscience could provide the answer.

In this week’s video, FT business education editor Della Bradshaw talks to neuroscientist Tara Swart who explains the growing demand of the discipline in business schools.

Ms Swart says the subject has an appeal because brain-scanning techniques give tangible data which executives can analyse and act on. She reveals that the data shows there is a connection between brain function, physical well-being and workplace productivity.

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