Nicole A. Tetreault, PhD

Dr. Nicole A. Tetreault is a neuroscientist, researcher, author, and speaker who specializes in neurodevelopment and neurodegenerative disorders. She received her Ph.D. from California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in neuroscience. As the founder of Awesome Neuroscience, she is dedicated to translating the promise of neuroscience and positive psychology for people to live the best quality of life.  Dr. Tetreault has authored many peer-reviewed scientific papers on the topics of gifted experience, inflammation in autism, brain evolution, neuroanatomy, neuroinflammation, brain development, behavior, and cell function.  Most recently, she has focused her efforts on studying the gifted experience, which encompasses the brain and body connection, by investigating the latest neuroscience and physiology research.  Her forthcoming book on the neuroscience of giftedness and the gifted experience, Feeling Color: Insight into a Bright Mind, will be released by Great Potential Press in 2019.Visit Websites

A Smile Can Lift the Veil of Social Isolation

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Neuroscience of Anxiety in the Bright Brain

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10 Steps to Manifest Your New Year Visions

As you begin 2019, set your visions by mindfully adjusting when life throws curve balls.Swing for the fences each and every time

The Power of Positive Intention

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Letter to my son on graduation

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Our Brains on Smartphones, (Un)social media, and Our Mental Health

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Creatives unlock unique brain networks

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I am here now

My power in personal branding frees me to speak my voice, embrace my vision, and live my true mission.   I am happy living privately in my headspace, and...

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Science of gratitude: Time to Give Thanks

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