Editor’s Note: Dr Tamara Russell is a neuroscientist and a visiting lecturer at King’s College London’s Institute of Psychiatry. She works with individuals and organizations advising on how to use mindfulness techniques to optimize performance and improve mental and physical well-being. Follow her on Facebook. “Thinking Business” focuses on the psychology of getting ahead in the workplace by exploring techniques to boost employee performance, increase creativity and productivity.

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Business leaders are taking up mindfulness training to make better decisions, says Dr Tamara Russell

Studies show the training can help reduce the age-related decline in the brain

Google and General Mills are just some businesses using mindfulness training

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When making a big decision, how aware are you of the underlying brain processes informing your choices? When yo