Posts by Martin Walker

MindSparke CEO Martin Walker is an Oxford-trained scientist, author, and technologist. A member of The British Neuroscience Association, Learning and The Brain, and MENSA, Walker has a passion for helping people achieve their brain fitness goals. He has also published a highly-regarded book of original philosophy ‘LIFE! Why We Exist’ which explores the connections between physics, evolution, and psychology.

Mindfulness Training Will Improve Your Reading, Memory and Focus

  A team from UC Santa Barbara has shown that just two weeks of mindfulness training can significantly improve reading comprehension, working memory capacity, and focus. Published in Psychological Science and led by Michael Mrazek, the study, “Mindfulness Training Improves Working Memory Capacity and GRE Performance While Reducing Mind Wandering” surprised the researchers with its […]