Posts tagged fitmind
Elizabeth Frates, M.D. - Recipe for a Healthy Mind

Dr. Frates is the Founder of Wellness Synergy, an award-winning professor at Harvard Medical School, and co-author of Life After Stroke. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College and then Stanford Medical School. We discuss the importance of nutrition, exercise and sleep for achieving a healthy mind and body.

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Laura Kauffman, Ph.D. - Teenage Brains & Parenting in the Digital Age

Dr. Kauffman is a licensed psychologist with a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Stanford. She specializes in working with kids, teens and parents. We talk about the challenges of raising children in the digital age and the effects of technology on a developing brain.

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Jevan Pradas, M.A. - Biohacking, Amazonian Tribes & the Evolved Human Mind

Jevan earned a masters degree in Mind, Brain and Behavior Research, worked as a brain trainer and lived with Amazonian tribes. He wrote The Awakened Ape: A Biohacker's Guide to Evolutionary Fitness, Natural Ecstasy and Stress-Free Living. On this episode of the FitMind Podcast we discuss how the human mind evolved, what it’s like to live with indigenous tribes in the rainforest and how to find “natural ecstasy.”

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Jayne Gackenbach, Ph.D. - Virtual Realities & the Mind

Dr. Gackenbach is a dream researcher whose focus is lucid dreaming and other altered states of consciousness. She holds a Ph.D in Experimental Psychology and her most recent research focuses on video game players and the development of consciousness. In this episode of the FitMind Podcast we discuss virtual worlds, like video games, dreams and VR, and the different effects they have on the mind.

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