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Sleep Science: How to Sleep Like a Hunter-Gatherer in a Modern World - An Interview With Dr. Dan Pardi

Sleep Science: How to Sleep Like a Hunter-Gatherer in a Modern World - An Interview With Dr. Dan Pardi

What follows is a transcript of Dr. Dan Pardi and Neurohacker Co-founder, Daniel Schmachtenberger, discuss the surprising truths associated with the sleep patterns of hunter-gatherers and what that means for sleep quality in our modern era. 

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Brain Energy: Why We Need to Rethink Popular Views of Mental Disorders - An Interview With Dr. Chris Palmer

Brain Energy: Why We Need to Rethink Popular Views of Mental Disorders - An Interview With Dr. Chris Palmer

What follows is a transcript from our discussion with Dr. Chris Palmer on the neuroscience linking mental disorders to a metabolic disorder of the brain, shedding new light on how our brains function and the potential for innovative, whole systems treatments for mental disorders.

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4 Quadrants That Affect Consciousness and Humanity as We Know It - An Interview With Ken Wilber

4 Quadrants That Affect Consciousness and Humanity as We Know It - An Interview With Ken Wilber

Ken Wilber provides valuable insights on integral approaches to heal individual physiology and psychology.

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The Science to Support Healing Trauma With Sacred Plant Medicine

The Science to Support Healing Trauma With Sacred Plant Medicine

Dr. Jeff McNairy, Chief Medical Officer at Rythmia, joins us to share the science behind how fusing ancient wisdom and modern techniques, with a focus on plant medicine, can help us heal and live a life led by love to better show up in the world.

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How the Gut Microbiome is Leading the Future of Disease Prevention and Longevity - An Interview With Dr. Emmanuel Hanon

How the Gut Microbiome is Leading the Future of Disease Prevention and Longevity - An Interview With Dr. Emmanuel Hanon

Naveen Jain, Founder of Viome, debuts as our guest host, along with fellow colleague Dr. Hanon, taking us on a thrilling discussion of how gut microbiome research is leading the future of both disease prevention and longevity.

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The Biohacking Tools You Need to Extend Your "Sexspan" For Longevity - An Interview With Susan Bratton

The Biohacking Tools You Need to Extend Your "Sexspan" For Longevity - An Interview With Susan Bratton

What follows is a transcript from the discussion with renowned sexual biohacker, Susan Bratton, on the the biohacking tools you need to extend your 'sex span' for longevity.

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Combining Neuroscience and Mindfulness to Build Greater Mental Toughness - An Interview With Mark Divine

Combining Neuroscience and Mindfulness to Build Greater Mental Toughness - An Interview With Mark Divine

Mental strength and emotional resilience play intrinsic roles in how we show up in the world. Mark Divine, expert in human performance as it is displayed in mental toughness, leadership and physical readiness, helps us build an unbeatable mind using neuroscience and mindfulness techniques.

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How Junk Science Has Shaped Our Beliefs on Female Sexuality - An Interview With Dr. Wednesday Martin

How Junk Science Has Shaped Our Beliefs on Female Sexuality - An Interview With Dr. Wednesday Martin

Dr. Martin presents the case that “junk science” and regressive cultural narratives have shaped our beliefs about female infidelity for centuries and that female sexual autonomy may be the most meaningful metric of gender equality.

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Combating the Meta-Crisis With Emergent Communities and Radical Hope - An Interview With Nick Farr

Combating the Meta-Crisis With Emergent Communities and Radical Hope - An Interview With Nick Farr

With each hurricane, earthquake or armed conflict, the fragility of our systems becomes evident while the consequences of their failure bleeds across borders. The solution? Nick proposes closing the gap in six crucial areas.

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Integrating Ancient Living into Modern Life for an Optimized Brain and Body - An Interview With Kyle Kingsbury

Integrating Ancient Living into Modern Life for an Optimized Brain and Body - An Interview With Kyle Kingsbury

Kyle Kingsbury, former football player and retired MMA fighter, is here to help us integrate ancient living into modern life for an optimized brain and body. Learn along with us as we get back to our roots in the pursuit of human optimization.

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Using Probiotics to Improve Gut-Brain Connection - An Interview with Dr. Michael Ruscio

Using Probiotics to Improve Gut-Brain Connection - An Interview with Dr. Michael Ruscio

Best-selling author and clinical researcher Dr. Michael Ruscio dives deep into the gut-brain connection and how to strengthen their synergy with easy practical tips.

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How Science and Ancient Wisdom Unlock Mysteries of Consciousness - An Interview With Dr. Rick Hanson

How Science and Ancient Wisdom Unlock Mysteries of Consciousness - An Interview With Dr. Rick Hanson

Dr. Rick Hanson discusses how combining the latest neuroscience of awakening with ancient wisdom can help us tap into peak experiences and even enlightenment itself.

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Why Collective Intelligence is Vital to Navigate Existential Risk Today

Why Collective Intelligence is Vital to Navigate Existential Risk Today

If we're serious both as individuals and as humanity about improving the world, it's vital that we intersect collective intelligence with the radical solutions needed to create meaningful change.

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Senolytics: The Latest Breakthrough in Aging and Longevity Science - An Interview With The Neurohacker Science Team

Senolytics: The Latest Breakthrough in Aging and Longevity Science - An Interview With The Neurohacker Science Team

What follows is a transcript from a Collective Insights podcast episode with Dr. Nick Bitz and Dr. Greg Kelly where we discussed one of the biggest aging breakthroughs of our time, senolytics.

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How to Track Key Biomarkers for Increased Vitality and Longevity

How to Track Key Biomarkers for Increased Vitality and Longevity

Learn about the evolution of health coaching, the power of state management, and how one can optimize health through tracking reliable biomarkers and personal habits.

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How to Better Understand and Optimize Your Unique Brain With Neurofeedback - An Interview With Dr. Andrew Hill

How to Better Understand and Optimize Your Unique Brain With Neurofeedback - An Interview With Dr. Andrew Hill

This episode is all about the brain, specifically how to optimize cognitive performance and behaviors via neurofeedback. Learn how to safely train broad regulatory actions associated with mood, attention, self-regulation and self-control, sleep, energy, stress, anxiety, in this interview with Dr. Andrew Hill.

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COVID-19 Breaking News: An Interview with John Mattison, MD

COVID-19 Breaking News: An Interview with John Mattison, MD

This episode transcript contains important information about the new coronavirus to help protect your health and help stop the spread of COVID-19. Today we have with us John Mattison, MD. He is working currently on COVID-19 policy, diagnostics, and critical care. He's also an expert in health technology, virtual care, telemedicine, and very timely health informatics. Dr. Mattison is the former Chief Medical Information Officer at Kaiser Permanente.

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The Science of Dating: An Interview with Helen Fisher

The Science of Dating: An Interview with Helen Fisher

Sexologist and anthropologist, Helen Fisher, Ph.D. joins Jamie Wheal in this interview. She was at Rutgers Univestiry and Kinsey institute, and she is the Chief Science Officer of match.com. Fisher is the leading voice of how we mate and date. She shares the surprising insight that there has been no culture that aligns how we ought to be and how we want to be in regards to relationships, romance and sex. She shares about her own relationships, and shares why she thinks millennials are so smart with how they date in a method she calls slow love. Read on to learn more.

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How Stress Can Make You Resilient: An Interview with Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D.

How Stress Can Make You Resilient: An Interview with Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D.

Health psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University, Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D., joins us on the Collective Insights podcast. She is a leading expert in the new field of “science-help.” Today she shares with us a different view towards understanding stress, as she discusses why stress has benefits. It turns out that stress is what allows us to experience meaning, to make a difference in the world, to make progress on our goals.

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How Neuroscience and Mysticism Help Us Better Understand Our Unconscious Mind - An Interview With Dr. Daniel Lieberman

How Neuroscience and Mysticism Help Us Better Understand Our Unconscious Mind - An Interview With Dr. Daniel Lieberman

What follows is a transcript where psychiatrist Daniel Z. Lieberman leads us down a new path: one where we learn how to recognize the influences of the unconscious, making it an ally in helping us become the people we were meant to be.

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How to Sleep According to Your Sleep Chronotype: An Interview with Michael Breus, PhD

How to Sleep According to Your Sleep Chronotype: An Interview with Michael Breus, PhD

Sleep is mysterious and most people don’t think about needing to learn how to sleep, but it's one of the most critical things for our health. The Sleep Doctor, Michael Breus, joins us to share his wisdom on resting well. He has an impressive background in sleep medicine that includes regularly contributing to the Dr. Oz Show, serving as the Sleep Expert for WebMD and writing several books.

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Biohacking for Longevity: Interview with Dave Asprey

Biohacking for Longevity: Interview with Dave Asprey

We invited the biohacking pioneer, Dave Asprey, to talk about the science backed practices to age better and live longer. He shares with us his favorite biohacks to improve your gut bacteria, your heart rate variability, your mitochondrial function and more. There is not just 1 thing that causes aging, but 7 functions that contribute to the aging process.

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The Hungry Brain: How and Why Your Brain is Undermining Your Weight Goals - An Interview With Dr. Stephan Guyenet

The Hungry Brain: How and Why Your Brain is Undermining Your Weight Goals - An Interview With Dr. Stephan Guyenet

What follows is a transcript from a Collective Insights episode with Dr. Stephen Guyenet about the neuroscience of food behavior and weight loss.

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The Evolution Of Growth and Awakening: Unpacking Human Development Stages  - An Interview With Dr. Terri O'Fallon

The Evolution Of Growth and Awakening: Unpacking Human Development Stages - An Interview With Dr. Terri O'Fallon

As human beings we regularly change—we develop. What follows is the transcript from our interview with Dr. Terri O’Fallon, founder of STAGES, an integrally based model that defines 12 stages in the evolution of human consciousness and meaning-making wisdom.

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Harness the Power of Your Brain-Body Connection: An Interview with Amy Cuddy

Harness the Power of Your Brain-Body Connection: An Interview with Amy Cuddy

We are joined today by American social psychologist, best-selling author and TED Talk speaker, Amy Cuddy, Ph.D. She is known for the “Power Posing” technique. We dive into the benefits of the expansive pose and how it can shift our endocrine or hormonal balances. Amy also shares her personal experiences of embodiment as a ballet dancer and a Deadhead. 

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