Neuroscience


Episode 154 – Waqās Ahmed – Unlocking Human Potential, Awakening Creativity, The Polymath

Waqās Ahmed is a world-authority on multi-disciplinary thinking. He is an author, artist, scientist, and journalist. Waqās has degrees in the History of International Relations and Economics. He was appointed as Chair of the Commonwealth’s Global Citizenship Education Panel.
Waqās is the founder of the DaVinci Network, a global movement that wants to achieve the many-sided potential of humans worldwide. He is the Artistic Director at The Khalili Collections, a diverse and important private art collection, His journalism work has seen him occupy the position of Global Correspondent at FIRST Magazine, one that saw him gain exclusive interviews with various prime ministers and presidents all across the world.
Waqās is author of The Polymath, a book in which he looks at polymaths, those people with multidimensional minds, those that reject specialisation in one area and pursue multiple objectives in different fields. He looks at the roles these people have played in history and why this approach to life could be important to us in the future.
Waqas’s work has been featured in Forbes, the Financial Times, the Lancet has covered his book, He was selected as Graham Hancock’s featured author of the month. This episode will completely revolutionize the way you think about learning and human capacity.

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Episode 146 – Dr. Cliff Pickover – Artificial Intelligence, Futurism, Machine Consciousness

Dr. Clifford A. Pickover is a researcher, scientist and author. He received his Ph.D from Yale University’s Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry. He has authored more than 50 books. He has also been granted more than 600 U.S patents. His work and his research have been featured on media outlets such as CNN, WIRED and the New York Times. And now The Human Experience

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Episode 144 – John Assaraf – Goal Setting, Fear conquering, unlocking your brain for success

John Assaraf is a behavioural and mindset expert and NYT best selling author who helps people to realise their potential for success by working with their brains rather than against them. John is the CEO and Founder of Neurogym, a company that uses the latest technologies and scientific research to help you achieve the success you want in life. John has built five multi-million- dollar companies and has been featured in USA Today, Forbes and The Wall Street Journal, he’s appeared on Larry King, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and in The Secret movie, and now The Human Experience.

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Episode 142 – Dr. Daniel Amen – Diet, Nutrition, Brain Imaging, Defeating Depression

Dr. Daniel Amen. is an expert on brain health who has made his life’s work merging the DISCIPLINES of psychiatry and neuroscience to better understand how our brains work.  Dr. Amen is a double board certified psychiatrist, he is a TEN TIME New York Times best selling author. He is widely regarded as the foremost expert in brain scanning, he’s scanned roughly 100,00 brains in his career. DISCOVER magazine named HIS brain imaging work as one of the top 20 stories in science in 2015. Washington Post calls him the most popular psychiatrist in America. He has been featured on media outlets such as Dr. Phil Larry King,  Time, Newsweek the BBC.

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Episode 119 – Dr. Moran Cerf – Neuroscience, Philosophy, Physics

Moran Cerf Ph.D. is a professor of neuroscience and business at the Kellogg School of Management and the neuroscience program at Northwestern university. He studies patients undergoing brain surgery to examine behavior, emotion, decision making and dreams. This is done by directly recording the activity of individual nerve cells using electrodes implanted in the patient’s brain for clinical purposes. Dr. Cerf holds a Ph.D in neuroscience from Caltech, as well as an MA in Philosophy and a B.Sc in Physics from Tel-Aviv University. Cerf holds multiple patents and his works have been published in wide-circulation academic journals such asNature, as well as popular science journals such as Scientific American Mind, Wired, New Scientist and more. Additionally, his work has been portrayed in numerous media and cultural outlets such as CNN, BBC, Bloomberg, NPR, Time, MSNBC, and dozens of others. He has been featured in venues such as the Venice Art Biennial and China’s Art, Science and Technology association, and has contributed to magazines such as Forbes, The Atlantic, Inc., and many others. This is a mind-blowing conversation on neuroscience.

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Episode 68 – Moran Cerf Ph.D. – The Razor’s Edge of Neuroscience

Moran Cerf Ph.D. is a professor of neuroscience and business at the Kellogg School of Management and the neuroscience program at Northwestern university. He studies patients undergoing brain surgery to examine behavior, emotion, decision making and dreams. This is done by directly recording the activity of individual nerve cells using electrodes implanted in the patient’s brain for clinical purposes. Dr. Cerf holds a Ph.D in neuroscience from Caltech, as well as an MA in Philosophy and a B.Sc in Physics from Tel-Aviv University. Cerf holds multiple patents and his works have been published in wide-circulation academic journals such asNature, as well as popular science journals such as Scientific American Mind, Wired, New Scientist and more. Additionally, his work has been portrayed in numerous media and cultural outlets such as CNN, BBC, Bloomberg, NPR, Time, MSNBC, and dozens of others. He has been featured in venues such as the Venice Art Biennial and China’s Art, Science and Technology association, and has contributed to magazines such as Forbes, The Atlantic, Inc., and many others. This is a mind-blowing conversation on neuroscience.

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Episode 53 – Adrian Van Deusen

Adrian Van Deusen is a researcher, explorer and published author. He has worked in the fields of applied psychophysiology and neurotherapy for over 20 years. Adrian has worked in the field of applied psychophysiology and neurotherapies since 1995; first as an educational professional, then as a clinical supervisor and since 2001 as a business owner as well as content creator. Adrian works to create test and commercialize physiological interfaces as applied by healthcare, education andartistic/athletic professionals through neurofeedback and biofeedback paradigms. He is a published scientific author from his experience in experiment design with doctoral candidates. His product focus is in digital signal processing applied to, game theory and thus in quantifying “the human experience”. His 20 year career […]

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Episode 51 – Lewis Mehl-Madrona M.D. Ph.D

Lewis E. Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhD, (born January 26, 1954, Berea, Kentucky) is the author of the Coyote trilogy. His work discusses healing practices from Lakota, Cherokee and Cree traditions, and how they intersect with conventional medicine (via a social constructionist model). Mehl-Madrona has been writing about the use of imagery and narrative in healing since the 1980s. Mehl-Madrona is certified in psychiatry, geriatrics and family medicine. His research collaborations include work on various psychological conditions, issues of psychology during birthing, nutritional approaches to autism and diabetes, and the use of healing circles to improve overall health outcomes. Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine and trained […]

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Episode 39 – Dr. Marco Iacoboni 1

MARCO IACOBONI, MD PhD is Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Director of the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Lab at the Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center. Iacoboni is a neurologist and neuroscientist originally from Rome, Italy. He joined the faculty of the Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center at UCLA in 1999.  He is also author of the book “Mirroring People: The Science of Empathy and How We Connect with Others“  “To be honest, I really don’t give a damn about the brain. I care about the human soul. However, I happen to believe that the soul is in the mind, and that the mind is a functional process instantiated by the […]

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Episode 33 – Dr. Gabor Maté 1

 Dr. Gabor Mate is a world renowned speaker, best selling author and lecturer who specializes in the study and treatment of addiction. In this episode we spoke to Dr. Mate regarding various aspects of this condition as viewed by western society, how we can change some of the misconceptions regarding addiction and use compassion when dealing with people suffering from this disease. A renowned speaker, and bestselling author, Dr. Gabor Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development. Rather than offering quick-fix solutions to these complex issues, Dr. Maté weaves together scientific research, case histories, and his own insights […]

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