Collective Insights Podcast by Daniel Schmachtenberger

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Human Development - Mark Divine - Mind Training

Human Development - Mark Divine - Mind Training

Mark Divine, a former Navy SEAL and elite performance trainer, joins head of Qualia R&D, Daniel Schmachtenberger, to discuss five pillars of human development to advance mind, body, and spiritual mastery. 

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Neuroscience - Dr. Andrew Huberman and Brian MacKenzie - Mind States

Neuroscience - Dr. Andrew Huberman and Brian MacKenzie - Mind States

Dr. Andrew Huberman and Brian Mackenzie join Daniel Schmachtenberger to discuss the neuroscience of vision and breathing to shift out of fear based states.

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Biology - Dr. Bruce Lipton - Epigenetics

Biology - Dr. Bruce Lipton - Epigenetics

In this special encore release, Dr. Bruce Lipton joins Daniel Schmachtenberger to talk about epigenetics and how the environment can affect genetic behavior. Dr. Lipton also discusses how even the perception of an environment can have an impact along with a positive mindset.

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Gut Dysbiosis - Nafysa Parpia - Brain Health

Gut Dysbiosis - Nafysa Parpia - Brain Health

In this special encore episode, Neurohacker Co founder, Daniel Schmactenberger chats with Dr. Nafysa Parpia about how gut dysbiosis, toxicity, and underlying infection affect brain function and chronic illness.

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Integral Theory - Ken Wilber - Human Development

Integral Theory - Ken Wilber - Human Development

In this special encore episode we dive into the vast realms of consciousness and human development with philosopher, Ken Wilber.

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Creativity - Scott Barry Kaufman Ph.D. - Neuroscience

Creativity - Scott Barry Kaufman Ph.D. - Neuroscience

Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D, joins us to overturn conventional and overly simplistic notions surrounding the neuroscience of creativity.

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Sleep - Dr. Dan Pardi - Neuroscience

Sleep - Dr. Dan Pardi - Neuroscience

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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Fear - Andrew Huberman, Ph.D. - Neuroscience

Fear - Andrew Huberman, Ph.D. - Neuroscience

Dr. Andrew Huberman joins us in this encore episode to discuss the neuroscience of fear and how we can learn to flip our “courage circuit” in our brain.

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Deep Sleep - Dr. Dan Pardi - Neuroscience

Deep Sleep - Dr. Dan Pardi - Neuroscience

If there was ever an ultimate sleep episode, this is it. Dan Pardi, sleep researcher at Stanford and Leiden University and CEO of humanOS.me, an application designed to promote health mastery, is here to unpack the exact science of deep sleep. And even better, how to get more of it.

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What is Ethics? An Exploration of Choice and Love

What is Ethics? An Exploration of Choice and Love

Forrest Landry join us for the first public podcast interview he has ever done. In this episode, Daniel Schmachtenberger interviews Forrest on the principles of ethics and choice. This is a critical conversation because we need to make choices in a different way than we have up to this point in history due to technology giving us ever increasing capacity for our choices to make huge impacts.

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Restoring Humanity: Exploring Our Connections to Earth & Each Other

Restoring Humanity: Exploring Our Connections to Earth & Each Other

Prepare to have your heart blasted open. Charles Eisenstein joins our host, Daniel Schmachtenberger, to explore the many facets of humanity that will contribute to large-scale healing of our earth and civilization. We take a look at things we do every day that are contributing to the breakdown of our relationships with each other and with our planet. In order to restore our meaning in life, we need to take care to heal the root of our addictions and patterns and understand the interconnectedness of life and earth. Deep down, we all want what is best for ourselves and each other, but often sacrifice exposing the truth out of fear of losing our belonging and sense of security. Listen in to find out what kind of conversation needs to happen to create a more beautiful world for everyone.

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Environmental Sustainability: An Earth Friendly Way to Get the Resources We Need

Environmental Sustainability: An Earth Friendly Way to Get the Resources We Need

Earth is our home, and future generations need its natural resources in order to survive and thrive. It’s crucial we move off of reliance on dirty energy and towards renewable energy. To create the physical resources for battery, wind and solar power, we need metal, but common metal mining practices cause huge negative impacts. Gerard Barron and Dr. Greg Stone with DeepGreen join our host, Daniel Schmachtenberger, to define environmental sustainability and discuss how it can coincide with economic growth and prosperity. Join us as we journey through DeepGreen’s method of ocean mining, what they’re doing to minimize their environmental impact, and their development goals to no longer need to mine metals within 70-80 years.

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Navigating the Upper Limits of Human Potential in an Interconnected World

Navigating the Upper Limits of Human Potential in an Interconnected World

Steven Kotler, a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist and the cofounder/director of research for the Flow Genome Project, joins us in this episode of Collective Insights to explore human potential. Kotler discusses the future of civilization and our world while factoring in technology, VR, AI, biodiversity, flow states, creativity and other states of consciousness. How do those things intersect? How do we actually build a good world considering those things? And what are some of the underlying philosophical considerations?

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The Best Technologies and Practices for Male Hormone Optimization

The Best Technologies and Practices for Male Hormone Optimization

Dr. Dan Stickler, cofounder of the Apeiron Center for Human Potential, shares his expertise in the field of male hormone optimization, peak performance, and well-being. Dr. Stickler has dedicated nearly 20 years to helping his patients regain vitality, balance hormones levels, and work toward youthful physiology as they age. 

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How Social Media and AI Hijack Your Brain

How Social Media and AI Hijack Your Brain

Tristan Harris, founder of the Center for Humane Technology and pioneer of the Time Well Spent movement, is here to address the controversial topic of how our minds are being swindled into rampant screen addiction, and to expose the intelligent forces behind the scenes that have intentionally served up the internet’s most addictive drug in an effort to get rich.

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A Personalized Path to Higher Consciousness Through Transformative Technology

A Personalized Path to Higher Consciousness Through Transformative Technology

Learn how the journey for a solution to discontentment gave rise to a reliable protocol for dramatic transformation. Integrating technology, neurological imaging, psychological studies and meditation practices, The Finders Course, has made a massive impact. Co-Founders of the Transformative Technology Lab, Dr. Jeffery Martin, and Nichol Bradford, share with us how they have crafted this personalized approach to psycho-spiritual development. Their work was carefully constructed to make finding each individual’s path to higher states of consciousness reachable, reliable, and measurable. 

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Extinguishing Fear When it Really Matters by Altering Breath and Vision.

Extinguishing Fear When it Really Matters by Altering Breath and Vision.

Dr. Andrew Huberman, professor of neuroscience at Stanford, and Brian Mackenzie, renowned coach and innovator in health and fitness, have teamed up to stack their distinct professional insights. Find out how research with visually evoked fear in lab mice can be applied to optimize human performance and willful state change. 

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Bringing blood sugar into the spotlight. Revealing the intimate details of your health using critical biomarkers with Dr. Molly Maloof

Bringing blood sugar into the spotlight. Revealing the intimate details of your health using critical biomarkers with Dr. Molly Maloof

For far too long, healthcare has been a system designed to treat and bill for disease. However, a growing population of patients and doctors have started to build a more accurate picture than ever of each individual’s health with the use of biotech innovations, fine tuned testing, and a quantified-self toolkit.  

Molly Maloof, MD, is an innovator in health sciences, a practitioner of personalized medicine, and a major advocate for health optimization through regular tracking of key biometrics. She emphasizes a commitment to foundational health involving resilience to stress, continuous glucose monitoring, and proper consumption of micro and macro nutrients. 

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Epigenetics and Evolution: Bettering Yourself and Humanity with Dr. Bruce H. Lipton

Epigenetics and Evolution: Bettering Yourself and Humanity with Dr. Bruce H. Lipton

For too long, many people have thought that their destiny was controlled by their genes. With advances made in epigenetics, we now know that isn’t the case. Dr. Bruce H. Lipton joins Collective Insights to talk about epigenetics and how the environment can affect genetic behavior. Dr. Lipton also discusses how perceptions of the environment have an impact along with the importance of positive thinking. It all leads to a deeper understanding of how our society will evolve in the future.

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Improving Health and Removing Toxins Through Naturopathic Medicine with Dr. Heather Sandison ND

Improving Health and Removing Toxins Through Naturopathic Medicine with Dr. Heather Sandison ND

Dr. Sandison details how easy it is come into contact with toxins in our modern day environment. While many physicians think a detox may often be necessary, one aspect is usually overlooked — the proper balance of nutrients in the body.

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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 Zach Bush, MD

Gut Health and the Microbiome with Zach Bush, MD

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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