John Ratey, MD, is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School and author of Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain.
Maxine Trump is a documentary filmmaker whose latest project, To Kid Or Not To Kid, explores women who choose not to have children. For more visit https://www.tokidornottokid.com/
The link between the stories: science evolves. A look at white nationalism, male pride, calorie counting, and the myth of supplements.
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Axel Foley of DVR Podcast Network comes on to discuss issues of the week, including Derek’s article on gambling addiction. For more info visit https://www.patreon.com/DVR.
New research on food deserts and dollar-store produce; old hotels are being converted for low-income housing in Los Angeles; the munchies are real; and a bit of history on vaccinations (which are also real).
This week’s look at recent Big Think articles covering owning your mistakes, an ingenious smartphone study to treat anxiety and depression, and pushups for heart health.
A look at four recent Big Think articles covering MDMA and relationship counselling, Spotify and Big Data, men telling women to wear makeup, and Jordan Peterson on cleaning up your room.
One of the greatest myths is the story we tell ourselves about ourselves. The narrative we believe is the one we live. Fortunately, we can change the narrative any time we choose. Ritual provides us that opportunity.
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Evan Caron is the co-founder and managing director of Swytch, a blockchain-based platform that tracks and verifies the impact of sustainability efforts and actions on the worldwide level of C02 emissions.
For more information visit swytch.io/