Psychology


Episode 173 – Lucid Dreaming, Gateways to the inner self w/ Robert Waggoner

Robert Waggoner is one of the foremost lucid dreamers on the planet. He is former President of the International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD). For the past ten years, he has been the co-editor of the online magazine, The Lucid Dreaming Experience, the only ongoing publication devoted specifically to lucid dreaming. A lucid dreamer since 1975, he has logged more than 1,000 lucid dreams. Robert frequently speaks on lucid dreaming at national and international dream conferences, workshops and college classrooms, like Sonoma State University, Iowa State University, University of Washington, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and Evergreen State College. Robert has been interviewed by CNN, CBS News and ABC News (KABC – Los Angeles) about the practice of lucid dreaming. His comments have appeared in media as diverse as DETAILS ,The Huffington Post, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Popular Science and Brides magazine. During 2009-2010, he had a regular Iowa Public Radio show,discussing dreams and lucid dreams, and spoke with Utne Reader in 2015. In this conversation we discuss in-depth the state of lucid dreaming and all of it’s variations.

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Episode 172 – Consciousness, Science and Metaphysics – w/ Dr. Rupert Sheldrake

Dr. Rupert Sheldrake is one of the highest regarded scientists of our time. He is a biologist and author of more than 85 scientific papers and 9 books, many of his books have gone bestseller worldwide. He was voted among the top 100 Global Thought Leaders in the world for 2013. It took us 7 years to book him to be on HXP. We hope you enjoy this interview as much as we did!

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Episode 171 – Surfing Monster Waves, Mastering Fear & Flow State w/ Laird Hamilton

Laird Hamilton has been declared one of the greatest surfers alive in the world today. He is best known as a big-wave surfing pioneer and iconic waterman, Laird has spent his whole life pushing boundaries, connecting with flow state and challenging the impossible.

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Episode 170 – Unlock your Superhuman Memory & Learning w/ Mattias Ribbing

Mattias Ribbing is a world famous super learning and memory grand master. He has spent the better part of his adult life training his memory to do remarkable things. In this episode we cover how you can also be a memory and learning supergenius.

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Episode 169 – Near Death Experiences, Is there an afterlife? What happens when we die? w/ Lynn Russell

Lynn K. Russell is a world expert on Near-Death Experiences. She assisted Dr Jeffery Long by researching thousands of NDE accounts at his Near-Death Experience Research Foundation. She has also studied developments in consciousness research, quantum theory and cosmology.

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Episode 164 – COVID19, End of the Kali Yuga? Space Origins, Dimensional Physics w/ Richard C. Hoagland

Richard C. Hoagland. Richard is an author, scientist, researcher and a former NASA consultant and museum space science Curator who has spent his career analysing and investigating the data generated by space missions. Richard served as the science advisor to Walter Cronkite and CBS news. Richard also hosts The other side of midnight, which is ranked in the top ten best late night radio shows in the world today.

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Episode 163 – Medicinal Mycology, Neurogenesis, Psychedelics, Kundalini Awakening w/ Clint Ginn

Clinton Ginn is a Founder, CEO and Psychologist who also specializes in the field of Medical Mycology. Which is, using Magic Mushrooms to heal Trauma. Clint achieved his degree in psychology from Arizona state university, he worked as a counselor with at-risk youth, which after 6 years convinced him of the futility of the current paradigm of mental health care. He became a medicinal mycologist in 2009 and has spent 10+ years using what he learned to remedy the pain he witnessed in the mental health field.

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Ep#162 – Willpower, Focus, Attention, Optimizing Your Life & Becoming Indistractable w/ Nir Eyal

Nir Eyal is a best selling author, entrepreneur and expert in behavioural design. He received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Nir’s focus is the intersection of psychology technology and business his work has been featured in Forbes, time, Harvard business review psychology today and now The human experience. His book “Hooked” received international acclaim and numerous rewards.

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Episode 158 – Synchronicity, Serendipity, Meaningful Coincidence w/ Dr. Bernard Beitman 1

Dr. Beitman is a psychiatrist, author and researcher. He is widely regarded as the first psychiatrist since Carl Jung to systematize the study of coincidences and add scientific rigor to the term synchronicity. He developed the first valid scale to measure coincidence sensitivity. Dr. Bernard has written several books, one of which, received two national awards. He is internationally known for his research in panic disorder. He attended Yale Medical School and completed his residency at the University of Stanford.

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Episode 157 – Conquering Fear, Addiction & Alcoholism, w/ Karla Juvonen

Karla is an author and works as a Physician Assistant, Karla has written her first book, titled “From the Brink of the Drink”. Which we’re going to be covering this evening. In the book, Karla bares it all. From the toll that addiction can have on a person’s life and finally her victory. Karla’s mission is to HELP OTHERS especially those who find themselves in situations such as the one she lived.

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Episode 148 – Kate Rose – Relationships, Soul Connections and Twin Flames

Kate Rose is an author, thinker and relationship expert. Kate received her bachelors in visual arts education and her masters in clinical art therapy from Springfield college. Kate has published widely on the topics of love and relationships but it was her article “We only fall in love with 3 people in our lifetime” which became a viral sensation. It has been read by more than 69 million people. She has gone on to attempt to capture lightning in a bottle with her latest book of the same name. As Rose uses this book to speak to those who crave both logical and spiritual answers to questions about love.

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Episode 143 – Dr. Joe Vitale – Reality Creation, Law of Attraction, Relationships, Overcoming Fear

Dr. Joe Vitale is an author, speaker and spiritual teacher best known for his appearance in the movie, The Secret, He is regarded as one of the top copyrighters and most successful marketers on the planet. Joe’s has incredible story of at one point in his own life being homeless on the streets of Dallas, where the books he read taught him the metaphysics and positive thinking he needed to use the law of attraction in his own life to gain world wide fame and success. Joe is also a musican who has been featured in rolling stone magazine. He’s delivered talks in many countries around the world. He’s been referred to as “the buddha of the internet”. He has appeared on outlets such as Larry king, Newsweek, CNBC and now the human experience.

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Episode 141 – Dr. Steven C. Hayes – Psychology, Tools for controlling Anxiety, Panic, Negativity

Dr. Steven C. Hayes is a psychologist who has spent his career analyzing human language and cognition. He achieved his Ph.D in Clinical Psychology at West Virginia University, and he is currently Nevada Foundation Professor in the Behavior Analysis program at the University of Nevada. Dr. Hayes is the author of 44 books and over 600 scientific papers, He is ranked by Google Scholar as among the top 1,500 most cited scholars of all time.

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Episode 107 – Dr. John Gray on Relationship Dynamics, Gender Roles, Red Flags, Dating, and “Love”.

John Gray is the author of the most well-known and trusted relationship book of all time, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus. USA Today listed his book as one of the top 10 most influential books of the last quarter century. In hardcover, it was the #1 bestselling book of the 1990s. Dr. Gray’s books are translated into approximately 45 languages in more than 100 countries and continues to be a bestseller. John helps men and women better understand and respect their differences in both personal and professional relationships. His approach combines specific communication techniques with healthy, nutritional choices that create the brain and body chemistry for lasting health, happiness and romance. Phenomenal episode here.

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Episode 104 – Dr. Dan Siegel on Stress, Irrational Fears, Mindfulness and more

A Harvard medical graduate with a postgraduate degree in medical education at UCLA, Siegel additionally served at the National Institute of Mental Health as a Research Fellow where he studied relationships and family interactions. An expert in how attachment and relationships influence memory, emotions, and behavior, his research integrates psychological theories of interpersonal neurobiology with mindfulness practice. Siegel asserts the importance of mindfulness in the maintenance of a healthy lifestyle; suggesting that if individuals practice it long-term, it induces a unique state of brain activation, benefiting and transforming the mind in the long-run. Specifically, he suggests that the long-term benefits of mindfulness include the reduction of stress, binge-eating and also increased optimism and self-control.

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Episode 97 – Dean Radin, Ph.D. on Double Slit Experiments, Consciousness & Parapsychology

Dean Radin, PhD, is the chief scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), and has held reign there since 2001. After earning his MS in electrical engineering, and his Ph.D. in psychology in 1979 at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, he’s left a cosmic trail of documented studies in the human consciousness continuum. Radin has authored or co-authored more than 250 peer-reviewed technical and popular articles, appearing in journals ranging from Foundations of Physics & Physics Essays to Psychological Bulletin and Journal of Conscious Studies. He was featured in an August 11, 1996, NYT New York Magazine. In this second episode with Dr. Radin we rail through some heavy science and bring things back around to conscioussness, you’ll love this!

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Episode 95 – Laird Hamilton On: Flow State, Mastering Fear & Being in the Now

If you’ve never heard of Laird Hamilton, one might feel compelled to give you the ice-bucket-challenge awakening to clear your brain fog. In his half-plus century on our big, blue, mostly-water planet, Hamilton, 53, has thrived in it as a surfer, innovator, athlete, author, inventor, stuntman, model, producer, TV host, fitness and nutrition guru, coffee connoisseur, husband, father, and adrenalin junkie. If nothing else, he’s known as the surfer to catch the “heaviest wave”, the “Millennium Wave” — Jurassic Peak, in Tahiti’s Teahupo’o (pronuonced “cho-po”) — on August 17, 2000, which is featured in the surf documentary Riding Giants and captured in a front-page picture of Surfer Magazine, February 2001, with the caption, “oh my god…” Laird goes DEEP on what it means to catch some of the biggest waves in the world in this episode. You will be enthralled.

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Episode 92 – Dr. Stanley Krippner – Native American Shamanism, Dream Experimentation, Parapsychology

Dr. Stanley Krippner, a beloved and prolific teacher, facilitator, and researcher in humanist psychology and its many facets, shows no signs of slowing down. Going into his 85th year on this planet, he’s still keeping pace. And for this, we are thankful. Even if you don’t currently know about parapsychology, altered states, dream telepathy, and the like, your gratitude will be happy delayed reaction. A small bio does him no justice. His vitae are mind-blowingly extensive. Going into his 85th year on this planet, he’s still keeping pace. He is considered a PIONEER in the field of consciousness, has worked exclusively with the likes of Timothy Leary, Alan Watts, Jerry Garcia and other members of the Grateful Dead. This is a wonder filled conversation from the mind of a person who has witnessed and been actively part of a revolution in the way we understand consciousness, and consciousness studies. You will love this episode!

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Episode 69 – Robert Waggoner – Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self 1

Robert Waggoner, Author, speaker and Lucid Dreamer, is past President of the International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD). For the past ten years, he has been the co-editor of the online magazine, The Lucid Dreaming Experience, the only ongoing publication devoted specifically to lucid dreaming. A lucid dreamer since 1975, he has logged more than 1,000 lucid dreams. Robert frequently speaks on lucid dreaming at national and international dream conferences, workshops and college classrooms, like Sonoma State University, Iowa State University, University of Washington, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and Evergreen State College. Robert has been interviewed by CNN, CBS News and ABC News (KABC – Los Angeles) about the practice of lucid dreaming. His comments have appeared in media as diverse as DETAILS ,The Huffington Post, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Popular Science and Brides magazine. During 2009-2010, he had a regular Iowa Public Radio show,discussing dreams and lucid dreams, and spoke with Utne Reader in 2015. In this conversation we discuss in-depth the state of lucid dreaming and all of it’s variations. This is a massively informative episode.

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Episode 67 – Jonah Berger M.D. – Invisible Influence

Jonah Berger M.D. is a marketing professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and author of the recent New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellerContagious: Why Things Catch On. Dr. Berger has spent over 15 years studying how social influence works and how it drives products and ideas to catch on. He’s published dozens of articles in top-tier academic journals, consulted for a variety of Fortune 500 companies, and popular outlets like the New York Times andHarvard Business Review often cover his work. What makes you choose the choices you think you’re choosing? What is the determining factor in your decision making? These are just a couple of the questions we answer in this fascinating episode.

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Episode 66 – Anders Ericsson Ph.D. M.D. – The Science of Expertise

ERICSSON, K. ANDERS Ph.D. M.D. , is Conradi Eminent Scholar and Professor of Psychology at Florida State University. In 1976 he received his Ph. D. in Psychology from University of Stockholm, Sweden, followed by post-doctoral fellowship at Carnegie-Mellon University. In 1980 he moved to University of Colorado at Boulder, where he remained until 1992 with the exception of a two-year leave during 1987-89 at the Max-Planck Institute for Human Development and Education in Berlin. His dissertation examined how verbal reports on cognitive processes provided insight into the structure of problem solving on the 8-puzzle. In this episode we demystify expertise, we explore what makes people “great” at what they do. You’ll love this one.

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Episode 60 – Norman Rosenthal M.D. – Super Mind

Norman E. Rosenthal is a world-renowned psychiatrist, public speaker, and best-selling author who is known for his innovative and ground breaking research. He is currently Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine and is listed as one of the Best Doctors in America. Dr. Rosenthal has practiced psychiatry for over three decades, treating people with all manner of psychiatric and emotional health issues. He is also a motivational speaker and a personal and professional coach, working with people from all walks of life including CEOs, top athletes, and performing artists. In this conversation we discuss in depth the benefits of Transcendental Meditation. If you are new to meditation or have wondered about it, this is the conversation you should hear.

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Episode 49 – Kingsley L. Dennis Ph.D. 1

KINGSLEY L. DENNIS, Ph.D., is a sociologist, and writer. He is the author of New Consciousness for a New World, he spends his time between Andalusia, Spain, and the United Kingdom. From Kingsley’s website: Life is an incredible journey and learning curve. This may sound like a cliché to some, yet when it is experienced you’ll know it’s exactly how it is. As they say: ‘Those who taste, know’. Life is also an awakening to which each impact and encounter provides food and nutrition. ‘The bird which knows not of sweet water has his beak in salt water all the year’ So how I got to be where […]

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