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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.
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 […]
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.
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!
“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.
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.
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.
Cognitive neuroscientist Rebecca Saxe talks about the uniquely human ability to think about other people’s thoughts, and when kids develop certain abilities during this brain regions’ long process of developing. This is the neurological basis of empathy, taking another’s perspective.