Monthly Archives: December, 2022

Roland Griffiths & David Yaden || The Scientific Psychedelics Revolution and Embracing Mortality: An Ode to Joy

December 29, 2022

Today we welcome Roland Griffiths and David Yaden.  Dr. Roland Griffiths is a professor of neuroscience, psychiatry, and behavioral science, and director of the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He has authored over 400 scientific publications and has trained more than 60 postdoctoral research fellows. His initial […]

Ali Smith, Andrés González, & Atman Smith || Let Your Light Shine

December 22, 2022

Today we welcome Ali Smith, Andrés González, and Atman Smith. Brothers Ali and Atman met Andrés at the University of Maryland College Park. During their last semester, the trio spent a lot of time reading books on spirituality, philosophy, history, politics, and other related topics. At the same time, they began their yoga practice and […]

Neil Pasricha || How to Live an Awesome Life

December 15, 2022

Today we welcome Neil Pasricha who is an author, entrepreneur, podcaster, and public speaker characterized by his advocacy of positivity and simple pleasures. He is best known for his The Book of Awesome series, and “The Happiness Equation” which are international bestsellers. His first TED talk “The 3 A’s of Awesome” is ranked one of […]

From the Archives: Lisa Feldman Barrett || Surprising Truths about the Human Brain

December 8, 2022

We’re re-releasing one of our favorite episodes from the past year with Lisa Feldman Barrett. Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett is among the top one percent most cited scientists in the world for her revolutionary research in psychology and neuroscience. She is a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University. She also holds appointments at […]

David McRaney || How Minds Change

December 1, 2022

Today we welcome David McRaney. He is a science journalist fascinated with brains, minds, and culture. In 2012, he created the podcast You Are Not So Smart based on his 2009 internationally bestselling book of the same name and its follow-up, You Are Now Less Dumb. David is also an editor, photographer, voiceover artist, television […]