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How to Promote Deep Sleep and Working Memory With Yoga Nidra

How to Promote Deep Sleep and Working Memory With Yoga Nidra

The what and how of promoting deep sleep and working memory with Yoga Nidra. 

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Research Shows Your Brain Works Differently When You Take Breaks. Here’s Why.

Research Shows Your Brain Works Differently When You Take Breaks. Here’s Why.

A new study shows back-to-back meetings increase stress, but short breaks between meetings allows the brain to reset and relax. Here's what you need to know. 

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Do Brain Supplements Work?

Do Brain Supplements Work?

Do brain supplements actually work? What do studies show? Learn the truth about nootropics and how they can enhance your everyday life.

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Brain Matters: How to Unlock Your Neuropotential With Neurofeedback - An Interview With Dr. Andrew Hill

Brain Matters: How to Unlock Your Neuropotential With Neurofeedback - An Interview With Dr. Andrew Hill

What follows is a transcript for a Collective Insights episode with Dr. Andrew Hill where we explored the incredible benefits associated with neurofeedback, from reducing stress and anxiety to improving focus and memory retention.

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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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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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How Psychobiotics Support the Gut-Brain Connection

How Psychobiotics Support the Gut-Brain Connection

Psychobiotics are probiotics and prebiotics for the brain. But can psychobiotics really influence cognition, stress responses, mood, and emotional regulation? Read to learn more. 

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Heart Rate Variability (HRV): How to Train it for Greater Stress Resilience - An Interview With Dr. Jay Wiles

Heart Rate Variability (HRV): How to Train it for Greater Stress Resilience - An Interview With Dr. Jay Wiles

We explore what heart rate variability (HRV) is, how it affects the human body, and how to train it for greater stress resilience.

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How EMF Exposure Affects Our Brain and Bodies - A Q&A With Juraj Kocar, CEO of Somavedic

How EMF Exposure Affects Our Brain and Bodies - A Q&A With Juraj Kocar, CEO of Somavedic

The science behind how EMF exposure can affect our brain and bodies.

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Microdosing Psychedelics: What Does It Mean & Is It Safe? What Science Says - An Interview With Paul Austin

Microdosing Psychedelics: What Does It Mean & Is It Safe? What Science Says - An Interview With Paul Austin

Paul Austin, founder of Third Wave, joined us to discuss the what and why behind safely microdosing psychedelics for greater creativity, flow, and focus. What follows is a transcript from the conversation.

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6 Signs of Oxidative Stress and Expert Tips to Combat It - A Q&A with Lambs CEO, Arthur Menard de Calenge

6 Signs of Oxidative Stress and Expert Tips to Combat It - A Q&A with Lambs CEO, Arthur Menard de Calenge

Do you know what oxidative stress is? Or how it negatively impacts our health and well-being? We explore the concerns around oxidative stress overload, and science-backed tips to address it.

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The Neuroscience of Fear: How to Flip The Courage Circuit in Our Brain - An Interview With Dr. Andrew Huberman

The Neuroscience of Fear: How to Flip The Courage Circuit in Our Brain - An Interview With Dr. Andrew Huberman

What follows is a transcript from when Dr. Andrew Huberman joined our Co-founder, Daniel Schmachtenberger, to discuss the neuroscience of fear and how we can learn to flip our “courage circuit” in our brain.

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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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Reticular Activating System: How The Brain Manages Energy With Selective Focus

Reticular Activating System: How The Brain Manages Energy With Selective Focus

Everyone can benefit from acquiring a general understanding of our innate Reticular Activating System, as it is central to how, when, and why we focus on something.

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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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The Vagus Nerve: What It Is and How to Stimulate It for Increased Stress Resilience

The Vagus Nerve: What It Is and How to Stimulate It for Increased Stress Resilience

It's no wonder the Vagus nerve has been called the ‘great wandering protector’ of the body. Learn why healthy vagal tone is a key health metric and science-backed ways to stimulate the vagus nerve for increased stress resilience.

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How Grit Attributes Help us Build a Resilient Mind - An Interview With Rich Diviney

How Grit Attributes Help us Build a Resilient Mind - An Interview With Rich Diviney

Rich Diviney, joins Jamie Wheal for a discussion surrounding the value and development of attributes. What follows is the transcript from their jam packed discussion surrounding the topics of peak performance, flow states, and optimal psychology.

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Scientifically Proven Ways Fasting Benefits the Body and Brain - An Interview With Dave Asprey

Scientifically Proven Ways Fasting Benefits the Body and Brain - An Interview With Dave Asprey

Forget everything you think you know about the ancient practice of fasting and let Dave Asprey take you on a journey through cutting-edge science to examine how to upgrade your fasting game beyond calorie restriction.

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How to Maintain Balanced Dopamine Levels in a World of Pleasure - An Interview With Dr. Anna Lembke

How to Maintain Balanced Dopamine Levels in a World of Pleasure - An Interview With Dr. Anna Lembke

Get ready to learn how to maintain balanced dopamine levels in a world of pleasure.

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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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The Neuroscience of Perception - An Interview With Beau Lotto, Ph.D.

The Neuroscience of Perception - An Interview With Beau Lotto, Ph.D.

When you open your eyes, do you see the world as it really is? Do you see reality? Neuroscientist and world renowned expert in perception, Dr. Beau Lotto, reveals the science behind the way our brains play tricks on us while also presenting a revolutionary approach to applying these insights about perception to every aspect of our lives.

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The Four Foundational Quadrants of Neurohacking

The Four Foundational Quadrants of Neurohacking

We optimize our well-being by supporting four foundational quadrants: mind care, body care, relationships, and environment. By using this integrative framework our time on earth can consistently experience beauty and happiness, from which we can offer our greatest contribution in return.

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The Neuroscience, Psychology and Physiology of Sexual Behavior

The Neuroscience, Psychology and Physiology of Sexual Behavior

Nicole Prause Ph.D., neuroscientist researching human sexual behavior, addiction, and the physiology of sexual response, debunks popular misconceptions about the science of sex.

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How Psychedelic Compounds Improve Your Brain's Plasticity - An Interview With Julie Holland, MD

How Psychedelic Compounds Improve Your Brain's Plasticity - An Interview With Julie Holland, MD

Dr. Julie Holland Holland takes us on a deep dive into the science behind psychedelic compounds that modulate neuroplasticity and how plant medicines are being used to effectively heal trauma and nurture connection.

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Oxygen Training: A Q+A With Mark Squibb, Founder of LiveO2

Oxygen Training: A Q+A With Mark Squibb, Founder of LiveO2

The latest scientific research into oxygen training indicates it's possible to maintain and even regain peak physical and cognitive performance*. Here’s why peak performers are loving it.

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