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Musings on living well.

Muse staff share their tips for living happy and healthy

It’s a new year, and like so many others, the Muse staff have resolved to make choices that promote a sense of well-being – on the inside and out. We’re a conscious bunch who Muse to keep our brains fit, but also try to keep our bodies in tip top shape as well. We wanted to share some of our fitness tips that you can pair with Muse to create your own mind and body fitness routine.
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What If My Thoughts Won’t Stop Racing?

Occasionally, Musers tell us that they can’t stop their thoughts from racing. Michael Apollo is back to offer a few suggestions that might help settle your wandering mind.

3 Hack-tacular Muse Modifications

We’re back from CES! What an awesome experience. Thanks to everyone who came out to the booth – the response was AMAZING.

So, Muse has already reached thousands of people since its retail launch last July. (Pretty awesome, no? Yes!) And certain people are going beyond training their brain. Talented developers and hackers have taken a shine to creating their own apps, experiences, and products using our SDK. These early adopters have already released some creatively cool ideas and alternative ways to Muse.

So, without further ado, here is a sampling of 3 hack-tacular Muse modifications: Read more

How Muse Helps You

Trevor Coleman – co-founder and CPO behind Muse – and Jay Vidyarthi – user experience and interaction designer – explain how training your ability to pay attention and avoid distraction with Muse is just like physical exercise for the mind.

Muse and Improved at CES 2015

If any of our Vegas-based (or from anywhere, really) Musers are reading this, we’d like to let you know that Muse: the brain sensing headband is once again participating in the 2015 International CES, currently underway in Las Vegas, Nevada. During the four-day event, CES attendees will get to meet the team, demo a major update to the Muse application, and get an exclusive preview of some new and exciting features due out this year.

2014 was a stellar year for Muse, with over 15,000 units sold since its retail launch in August. (Christmas was a record day for Musing with over 1,400 sessions completed as people gave – and received – the gift of a better brain). We are excited to continue the momentum, and our appearance at CES is sure to set those wheels in motion.

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How Can Muse Help Me With Exercise?

Interested in using Muse to improve your performance or understand how exercise affects your brain? Chris Aimone – one of the creators of Muse – draws from his own experiences with gymnastics and rock climbing as he explains how to apply Muse to your exercise routines and performances.

Using Muse: When, Where and How Long?

We often get questions about when, where, and how long to use Muse. Michael Apollo - Director of Mind Sciences at Interaxon – offers some suggestions, but ultimately explains why the most important thing is that you find a time that’s right for you.

Tips for Getting the Perfect Fit with Muse

Want to become a pro at getting good signal quality with your Muse headband? Ariel Garten – one of the creators of Muse - shows us how to fit the headband with long hair and provides a few insider tips for making the process a little easier.

What Time of Day is Best for Musing?

Some people can’t function without their early morning yoga class to get them centered for the day. Others wouldn’t even consider breaking a sweat before noon. And just as exercise at a particular time of day is an integral part of a daily routine, our data has shown us that Musers also prefer their brain-training at certain times of the day.

But is there any one time of day that’s better than another? Read more

How Can Muse Help Me In My Daily Life?

Michael Apollo – Director of Mind Sciences at Interaxon – explains how Muse: the brain sensing headband helps you reclaim the choice of where to place your attention.