Science is showing us that the left prefrontal cortex activates more with individuals who are goal-directed, and the right prefrontal activates more with individuals who are avoidance-directed. Consider this ad: “Floss regularly to avoid gum disease” vs. “Floss regularly to have healthy gums”. The first ad will motivate the avoidance-directed people, and the second ad will motivate the goal-directed people because they are each wired differently. Where do you find your motivation? How can you shift your goals to best motivate your particular brain-disposition?
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