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Imagine your brain is constantly changing, adjusting, rewiring itself. It turns out, it is. How do you want to change it? This video from Six Seconds highlights the brain’s neuroplasticity and our ability to change it with our thoughts and actions.
Posted March 31, 2019 by in Life
Six Seconds’ CEO Josh Freedman had the opportunity to sit down virtually with Daniel Goleman to talk about the neuroscience of mindfulness and wellbeing. An amazing discussion on wellbeing and why it can be so hard to achieve in today’s environment.
Posted October 28, 2018 by in Life
What would happen if we could fully take charge of our own wellbeing? Six Seconds’ CEO Josh Freedman had the opportunity to sit down virtually with Daniel Goleman to talk about his newest book, Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body. This is a fabulous, insightful conversation on wellbeing and […]
Posted October 15, 2018 by in Life
Most of us go through the vast majority of our lives on autopilot. It’s efficient and comfortable, but sometimes we need to be able to get out of this autopilot mode. Josh Freedman gives tips for recognizing the various patterns that make up our autopilot mode.
Posted October 1, 2018 by in Life
Do people not change because they are lazy? This video from Fast Company looks at fascinating psychology research into exhaustion and self-control – and the neuroscience that makes change so difficult. Old patterns take far less energy to follow than new ones!
Posted September 10, 2018 by in Life
“We live in an age when knowledge of emotions is an extremely important commodity, but do you truly understand emotions?” Tiffany Watt Smith gives an amazing explanation of the incredibly complex interplay of our biology and culture in our relationship to emotions.
Posted April 1, 2018 by in Life
Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett has spent decades studying emotions, and she was shocked to find that emotions are based on guesses and predictions about the world. An interesting TED talk about the neuroscience of emotions.
Posted March 26, 2018 by in Life
Dacher Keltner shares his research on the vagus nerve, a key nexus of mind and body, and a biological building block of human compassion. Dacher is UC Berkeley psychologist and director of the Greater Good Science Center.
Posted March 12, 2018 by in Life