Collective Insights Podcast

How We Lost Our Sovereignty, and How to Get It Back with Jordan Greenhall

How We Lost Our Sovereignty, and How to Get It Back with Jordan Greenhall

Neurohacker Collective cofounder Jordan Greenhall joins Daniel on Collective Insights to discuss how much of today’s society is geared toward incentives that aren’t always to the benefit of the world as a whole. Greenhall goes into detail on why the incentive structure exists in its current form and why we need to change it. This starts with changing how people are educated, with a greater emphasis on helping people become more sovereign. It is this concept — sovereignty — that is talked about a great deal in this episode, including what it means and what people, and the global community at large, can gain from greater sovereignty.

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The Ancestrally Informed Lifestyle and a Healthier You with Mark Sisson

The Ancestrally Informed Lifestyle and a Healthier You with Mark Sisson

Mark Sisson joins Daniel on Collective Insights to discuss his work helping people improve their health and nutrition. Sisson talks about how evolutionary sciences and biology should inform our modern day nutrition decisions. He goes into detail about how many of the food choices we make today don’t mesh well with what our bodies are designed to handle, leading to health problems. He also discusses the importance of taking supplements and not always relying on health data taken in the moment. The main point Sisson emphasizes is that our lifestyle choices ultimately have an impact on our wellbeing. Getting healthy shouldn’t be a grueling, painful process.

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Unlocking the Potential of Ketamine Therapy with Dr. Jeffrey Becker

Unlocking the Potential of Ketamine Therapy with Dr. Jeffrey Becker

Ketamine therapy and its applications in integrative psychology are both at the leading edge and still in its infancy as to what is possible and what is being developed and tested.  Dr. Jeffrey Becker specializes in neuropsychiatry and functional medicine and joins Daniel on this episode to discuss what is currently being done in his practices and what new insights and applications are being discovered with this tool.

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Can Integral Theory Transform Civilization  and Save Humanity? with Ken Wilber

Can Integral Theory Transform Civilization and Save Humanity? with Ken Wilber

Ken Wilber discusses “waking up” and “growing up,” the two major types of self-improvement practiced throughout human history. He covers states of consciousness as well as stages of human development, methodologies for arriving at higher stages, and how we can use integral theory and integral approaches to heal individual physiology and psychology.

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Gut Health and the Microbiome with Dr. Zach Bush M.D.

Gut Health and the Microbiome with Dr. Zach Bush M.D.

Dr. Zach Bush joins us this week to discuss the relationship between gut health and the microbiome and how that translates to our immune system and cognitive performance.  They also discuss the limitations of prebiotics and probiotics and give tips on how to repopulate your gut.

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Meditation as a Technology of Consciousness with Dustin DiPerna

Meditation as a Technology of Consciousness with Dustin DiPerna

Dustin DiPerna discusses key stages of human development, and practices we can integrate into our lives to transform consciousness. He shares his framework for understanding the various areas of human growth - “wake up, grow up, clean up, show up.”

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Complex Systems Science Applied to the Study of Brain and Mind with Michael Mannino

Complex Systems Science Applied to the Study of Brain and Mind with Michael Mannino

In this episode, Michael Mannino discusses ‘embodied cognition,’ the idea that the mind is not only connected to the body, but that the body influences the mind. His work explores the notion that who you are (your cognitive processes like perception, attention, memory, decision making, reason) has a lot to do with the body and how you move it.

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The Journey through Medicine of One of the World's Top Alternative Health Educators— Dr. Joseph Mercola

The Journey through Medicine of One of the World's Top Alternative Health Educators— Dr. Joseph Mercola

Dr. Mercola tells his story on how he got his start in medicine, and the limitations he discovered in the conventional paradigm. Instead of focusing on treating symptoms, he became interested in discovering how to optimize health. He shares a number of simple strategies and lifestyle choices to help you take more control of your health and wellbeing.

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Sleep & Memory: How Cutting Edge DARPA Research Is Transforming Our Understanding Of Both

Sleep & Memory: How Cutting Edge DARPA Research Is Transforming Our Understanding Of Both

In this episode, Giovanni Santostasi discusses the relationship between slow-wave sleep and memory consolidation. His team has developed a technology that uses sound during sleep to amplify brain waves. Their research has demonstrated a 400% increase in memory consolidation during sleep using this sleep tech.

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The Neuroscience of Courage and Fear

The Neuroscience of Courage and Fear

Dr. Andrew Huberman joins Daniel Schmachtenberger to discuss the neuroscience behind courage and fear, what is really going on inside your brain, and what tools and techniques you can use to control and respond to fear.  

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Hacking Your Own Health with Joe Cohen

Hacking Your Own Health with Joe Cohen

Joe Cohen from SelfHacked and SelfDecode joins us on this podcast to discuss hacking your own health and taking responsibility for your health through self-experimentation

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From the Front Lines of State of the Art Biohacking: Peptides, SARMS, Lasers, Nootropics & Other Experiments

From the Front Lines of State of the Art Biohacking: Peptides, SARMS, Lasers, Nootropics & Other Experiments

This episode of the podcast features Ben Greenfield, self-experimenter and biohacker, Spartan racer, Ironman triathlete, and New York Times best-selling author of Beyond Training. In 2013 and 2014, Ben was named as one of the world’s top 100 most influential people in health and fitness, and by 2015, Ben was coaching the world’s top CEO’s, chefs, biohackers, poker players, tennis, motocross and endurance competitors, and professional athletes from the UFC, the NHL, the NBA, the NFL and beyond – all while advising and investing in top companies in the health, fitness and nutrition industry.

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The Role of Dysbiosis and Chronic Infections on Cognitive and Psychological Health - Nafysa Parpia

The Role of Dysbiosis and Chronic Infections on Cognitive and Psychological Health - Nafysa Parpia

This episode of the podcast features Dr. Nafysa Parpia, a naturopathic integrative doctor working on treating complex chronic illness. She focuses biochemical imbalances, epigenetic expression, toxin exposure, microbial exposure and emotional imbalance to create treatment plans. Dr. Parpia discusses the role chronic illness plays on mental and emotional wellbeing, how to diagnose infection, detoxification protocols, and preventative health tips.

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Kokoro Training: Neurohacking Practices of the Elite Forces

Kokoro Training: Neurohacking Practices of the Elite Forces

This episode of the podcast features retired Navy SEAL Commander, Mark Divine. Mark has developed two powerful integrative training systems that have served thousands of warriors, athletes and professionals from different walks of life. SEALFIT develops a heart-centered approach to leading, mental toughness and resiliency through rugged functional training. Unbeatable Mind is an integral warrior development system that develops from the inside out along what he calls the 5 Mountain path of physical, mental, emotional, intuitive and “kokoro spirit.” These programs have brought elite level training and practices to ordinary folks. His newest program is Kokoro Yoga, an integrative personal practice for evolving the highest states of mental development.

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Deeper Sleep Hacking - Part 2 - Dan Pardi

Deeper Sleep Hacking - Part 2 - Dan Pardi

This episode of the podcast features Dan Pardi, a sleep researcher at Stanford and Leiden University in the Netherlands. Dan is the CEO of humanOS.me, an application designed to promote health mastery. His specialties include building systems for health, behavior optimization, and habit building. He discusses hunter-gatherer sleep, the relationship between sleep and stress, and a lifestyle of human optimization.

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Understanding Neurofeedback: Brain Optimization - Dr. Andrew Hill

Understanding Neurofeedback: Brain Optimization - Dr. Andrew Hill

This episode of the podcast features Dr. Andrew Hill, a cognitive neuroscientist at UCLA, founder and CEO of the Peak Brain Institute, and an expert in the field of neurofeedback. Dr. Hill discusses the science of neurofeedback and using neurofeedback to increase cognitive performance.

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Beyond IQ, Understanding Intelligence and Higher Stages of Human Development - Dr. Zachary Stein

Beyond IQ, Understanding Intelligence and Higher Stages of Human Development - Dr. Zachary Stein

Dr. Zachary Stein, a philosopher of education working at the intersection of developmental psychology, psychometrics, and integral philosophy. Dr. Stein discusses the limitations of the IQ test, the nature of cognitive development, and how to think about human intelligence in a more complex way.

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How We Define Creativity - Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman

How We Define Creativity - Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman

This episode of the podcast features Scott Barry Kaufman, a cognitive scientist and educational philosopher. He discusses the development of intelligence and creativity, the core drivers underlying creativity, and key practices to promote creative thinking.

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Collective Flow States, Non-Ordinary States, and Why They Matter - Jamie Wheal

Collective Flow States, Non-Ordinary States, and Why They Matter - Jamie Wheal

This episode of the podcast features Jamie Wheal, co-founder and director of the Flow Genome Project and Flow Dojo, and author of the bestselling book Stealing Fire. Jamie talks about non-ordinary states of consciousness, group flow, and practices for accessing peak experience states.

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Cognitive Chemistry - Part 1 of 3 - Dr. Dan Stickler

Cognitive Chemistry - Part 1 of 3 - Dr. Dan Stickler

Dr. Dan Stickler, Neurohacker Collective’s medical director discusses the foundations of cognitive chemistry and the nutrients the brain needs for optimal performance.

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Deeper Sleep Hacking - Part 1 - Dan Pardi

Deeper Sleep Hacking - Part 1 - Dan Pardi

Dan Pardi, a sleep researcher at Stanford and Leiden University in the Netherlands discusses the foundations of sleep, sleep physiology, why sleep matters, and tools and tips to optimize your sleep.

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