Brain Science for Legislators and Staff | OAS Episode 12




Our American States show

Summary: Working in the legislative arena is not always easy. There are long hours, long stretches of sitting at a desk, a need to multitask and often a lack of sleep. Stacy Householder of the National Conference of State Legislatures shares six brain rules designed to help legislators and legislative staff be more effective. Her recommendations are based on research and its relevance for those working in legislative chambers. “Scientists have learned more about the brain in the last 20 years than they have from the previous five centuries,” she says. Her advice includes “lap the Cap,” getting sleep and focusing on the task at hand.  Find out if you are a lark or night owl and how that might affect your work. All this and more in this edition of “Our American States.” Transcription of Episode 12