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From Spiritual Guru to the Death of a Cult: Andrew Cohen’s Untold Story

From Spiritual Guru to the Death of a Cult: Andrew Cohen’s Untold Story

Andrew Cohen, international spiritual teacher and founder of Evolutionary Enlightenment, a spiritual community which became a proper cult, joins us today to discuss the death and rebirth of his community and self.

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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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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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Exploring Psychedelics and the Mystical - An Interview With Christopher Bache

Exploring Psychedelics and the Mystical - An Interview With Christopher Bache

Christopher Bache shares his courageous and outrageous thought experiments and lived experience with therapeutic psychedelics and his inquiry into the mystical. He brings his interdisciplinary set of frameworks ranging from comparative religion to transpersonal psychology, to his own lived experience of what were the types and classifications and categories of experiences he had. 

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Understanding Non-Ordinary Experiences, Psychedelics and Our Reality: An Interview With Dennis McKenna

Understanding Non-Ordinary Experiences, Psychedelics and Our Reality: An Interview With Dennis McKenna

In this episode Dennis McKenna shares his professional and personal stories and discoveries on the interdisciplinary study of ethnopharmacology and natural psychedelics. 

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Reframing The Stigma Surrounding Death and End of Life Experiences: An Interview With BJ Miller, MD

Reframing The Stigma Surrounding Death and End of Life Experiences: An Interview With BJ Miller, MD

BJ Miller, hospice and palliative care doctor at the University of California, San Francisco Cancer Center and the co-author of the book "A Beginner's Guide To The End: Practical Advice For Living Life And Facing Death, joins us today to discuss a topic that is often avoided at all costs: death. 

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Neuroscience & Experiences: An Interview with Adam Gazzaley, MD, Ph.D.

Neuroscience & Experiences: An Interview with Adam Gazzaley, MD, Ph.D.

American neuroscientist, author, photographer, entrepreneur and inventor, Adam Gazzaley, MD, Ph.D. shares his dedication to human flourishing and his story of getting fascinated with outer space, inner space (the brain), and nature that led to the formation of his career in neuroscience. We dive into why the brain is such a complex system and how experience is the foundation of electrical or molecular simulation. 

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The Brain, Metacognition, and Consciousness: An Interview with Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP

The Brain, Metacognition, and Consciousness: An Interview with Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP

Today we have a very special guest, DEEPAK CHOPRA™ MD, FACP. He is the founder of The Chopra Foundation, a non-profit entity for research on well-being and humanitarianism, and Chopra Global, a modern-day health company at the intersection of science and spirituality, is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation. In this episode we discover how to unleash the explosive power of the brain. We dive into consciousness, metacognition and why the only measure of success is joy.

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Using Sex, Psychology & Surfing to Reprogram Your State of Consciousness from Jamie Wheal’s Stealing Fire

Using Sex, Psychology & Surfing to Reprogram Your State of Consciousness from Jamie Wheal’s Stealing Fire

Can altered states of consciousness boost creativity, problem solving, and performance?

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Using Psychedelics to Increase Performance and Reprogram the Mind/Brain Interface

Using Psychedelics to Increase Performance and Reprogram the Mind/Brain Interface

If neurohacking is about upgrading the hardware our consciousness runs on, we would be remiss not to mention these technologies of altered states.

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