Neurologist Dr. David Pelmutter: December 8th, 2016

Keeping our brain healthy, avoiding depression, and reducing fatigue Neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter guests Wouldn’t you like to know how to cut your risk of Alzheimer's in half, how diabetes affects your risk for Alzheimer's, and how we are completely wrong in our thoughts about cholesterol? Dr. David Perlmutter, author of The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan, tells us all that and more in this … [Read more...]

Feel Better! Neuropsychiatry Expert Dr. John Ratey: August 4, 2016

Move more, sleep better, GO WILD! Neuropsychiatry expert Dr. John Ratey guests Could we be less depressed, live longer, and feel better by just making a few changes in our lives? Dr. John Ratey says we just have to Go Wild! The author of the book by the same name, Dr. Ratey is a Harvard neuropsychiatry expert who is well-known for his work in ADD/ADHD in the Driven to Distraction series. Now … [Read more...]

Executive Coach Scott Eblin on being Overworked and Overwhelmed: May 26th, 2016

Strategies for dealing with being Overworked and Overwhelmed Executive Coach Scott Eblin guests Why does it feel like we are more overwhelmed and stressed than in the past? Scott Eblin says there are some major events that have caused us to become more stressed than ever before. Author of Overworked and Overwhelmed, Scott tells us why sucking it up and working harder won't solve the problem, … [Read more...]

Rainy Brain, Sunny Brain – Understanding Optimism with Psychologist Elaine Fox: August 20th, 2015

Understanding optimism and how to get more of it! Psychologist Elaine Fox guests Are you a half-full kind of a person? Do you typically look on the bright side, or turn towards the dark? Were you born that way? And if you had a cheerier outlook, would it affect your business and your health? This week we chat with Professor Elaine Fox, a psychologist and brain researcher in a program that … [Read more...]

Neuropsychiatry Expert Dr. John Ratey: June 5th, 2014

Move more, sleep better, GO WILD! Neuropsychiatry expert Dr. John Ratey guests Could we be less depressed, live longer, and feel better by just making a few changes in our lives?  Dr. John Ratey says we just have to Go Wild! The author of the book by the same name, Dr. Ratey is a Harvard neuropsychiatry expert who is well-known for his work in ADD/ADHD in the Driven to Distraction series.  … [Read more...]

Mastering skills at any age with neuroscientist Gary Marcus: January 17, 2013

Can you teach an old dog new tricks? Neuroscientist Gary Marcus says YES! Gary Marcus has been researching the brain, language, psychology and artificial intelligence for many years. So when it came to testing the theory of mastering skills after the supposed "critical window" of learning has closed, Gary decided to personally test it by learning to play guitar. Theoretically, that old dog … [Read more...]

Developing your Buddha Brain with Dr. Rick Hanson: September 20, 2012

Learning to create our own Work/Life Balance with Dr. Rick Hanson What brain states create happiness, love and wisdom? And can we use our mind to stimulate and strengthen these states? **Dr. Rick Hansen,** the author of _Buddha's Brain_, explains the practical neuroscience of happiness, love, and wisdom and how the intersection of psychology, neurology and contemplative practices fit into the … [Read more...]

Rainy Brain, Sunny Brain – Understanding Optimism with Psychologist Elaine Fox: August 2, 2012

Understanding optimism and how to get more of it! Psychologist Elaine Fox guests Are you a half-full kind of a person? Do you typically look on the bright side, or turn towards the dark? Were you born that way? And if you had a cheerier outlook, would it affect your business and your health? This week we chat with Professor Elaine Fox, a psychologist and brain researcher in a program that … [Read more...]

Keeping our aging brain healthy with health journalist & author Judith Horstman: June 28, 2012

The Healthy Aging Brain with journalist & author Judith Horstman  As we grow older, one of our biggest concerns is will we get depressed, demented or delusional?  After all, it's inevitable, right?  Not so, says journalist and author Judith Horstman.  And she should know! She's been researching the brain for several years now and has just completed her 4th book in the series for Scientific … [Read more...]

Neuropsychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey M. Schwartz: October 20, 2011

You are NOT your brain: Changing habits with Neuropsychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz Have you ever caught yourself checking your email a little too frequently... spending too much time on Facebook and Twitter... taking a comment a little too personally... texting an ex a few too many times? Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz says sometimes our brains can be our own worst enemies by sending … [Read more...]