Tara Swart


Senior Lecturer

 

Tara Swart Tara Swart is a neuroscientist, medical doctor, author, executive advisor and Faculty at MIT Sloan. She is passionate about teaching practical neuroscience-based messages that change the way people work and sustainably translate to tangible improvement in their business and their lives.

She holds a BSc in Biomedical Science and PhD in Neuropharmacology from Kings College, London and an MD from Oxford University.

Tara is lead author of the award winning book 'Neuroscience for Leadership' and her new book ’The Source' is a UK best seller. It is available in the USA from October 2019.


Faculty Media

  • 7 Stressors We’re Feeling this Election Season—and Therapist-Approved Tips to Help You Deal

    If you are feeling increased anxiety due to the upcoming election, you aren’t alone. Tara Swart and others disccuss how to manage anxiety.


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  • Mom Needs A Robot

    This is becoming such an important consideration because the aging population and growing dementia crisis are ticking time bombs for our society. A robot will never get irritated with your mom. A...


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  • [Innovation@Work Webinar] The Source - The Science of Mental Resilience

    In this webinar, Tara Swart MD, PhD offers best practices to help you regulate emotions and enhance your mental (as well as physical) resilience by guiding you through exercises that leverage your...


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  • The Scientific Benefits of Regular Exercise for Mental Agility

    Whether indoors or outdoors, frequent physical activity can improve the efficiency and precision of your brain


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  • Reframing Our Thinking: How to Believe Good Things Can Happen

    Dr Tara Swart talks listeners through the power of the mind, the law of attraction and whether creating the life we want is luck, faith at work, or something explainable by science.


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  • Unlock Your Mind & Reach Your Potential

    Dr. Tara Swart is a guest for this podcast episode of Disrupt Yourself discussing how we can tune our brains for peak performance.


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  • How to Optimize for Peak Brain Performance

    Dr. Tara Swart discusses how to maximize brain performance in this podcast.


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  • Train Your Brain for Happiness

    In this podcast, Dr. Tara Swart guides listeners through the science of visualization and explains how it can help achieve goals and live happier lives.


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  • How Making An Action Board Could Change Your Life

    Dr. Tara Swart explains how making an action board, based on science, changed her life and how it can transform yours too.


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  • A Neuroscientist Says We Can Rewire Our Neural Pathways — Here's How

    What does the idea of neuroplasticity look like in practice? Dr. Tara Swart offers the ways in which we can achieve our goals and truly "rewire" our brains.


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Teaches In

Neuroscience for Leadership Jan 13-15, 2021 | Apr 7-9, 2021

Applied Neuroscience: Unleashing Brain Power for You and Your People Dec 1-3, 2020 | Feb 17-19, 2021 | Jun 21-23, 2021

Neuroscience for Business (self-paced online) Feb 17-Apr 6, 2021 | May 12-Jun 29, 2021 | Aug 4-Sep 21, 2021 | Oct 20-Dec 7, 2021

The Source - The Science of Mental Resilience

In this webinar, Tara Swart MD, PhD offers best practices to help you regulate emotions and enhance your mental (as well as physical) resilience by guiding you through exercises that leverage your brain’s agility and neuroplasticity. The end result? The ability to process these uncertain times with a better, stronger, and more positive mindset.

Podcast

Are Leaders Born or Made?
Dr. Tara Swart is at the forefront of the application of neuroscience in business. In this podcast, she discusses the importance of neuroscience in business today, how it can benefit companies, and its application in developing the current and next generation of leaders.