#285: Unleash Your Mind’s Potential! Decode Neuroscience Mysteries with Dr David Eagleman


Neuroscience continues to be one of the most complex subjects, but Dr David Eagleman is here to decode it all. As a renowned neuroscientist at Stanford University and a best-selling author, he’s best known for his ground-breaking research on brain plasticity. David co-founded two venture-backed companies, Neosensory and BrainCheck, and is also the author of two books that have inspired millions of people to think differently about the very essence of their own minds. The New York Times even praises him as ‘The Neuroscientist Who Makes Neuroscience Look Like Fun’. From his own journey to realising his calling in neuroscience, to exploring the potential of a ‘doppelganger brain’, David leaves no stone unturned in this episode. So, join us as we explore the fascinating world of brain health – from the influence of diet to the groundbreaking advancements of Elon Musk’s Neuralink brain chip. If you’re intrigued by the mind’s mysteries, this episode is a must-listen. Tune in now to unlock the secrets of your brain with Dr David Eagleman!

Show Notes

3:28 Breaking down neuroscience and neuroplasticity

6:21 Reality of ‘memory’

10:27 How David realised his calling in neuroscience

17:17 Is there a possibility of a doppelganger brain?

18:44 Do people have the power to take ownership of their perception?

22:34 David’s goal behind his latest book on brain plasticity

25:03 Concept of stubbornness

27:31 Cause behind insomnia

30:26 Is the unconscious brain essentially what you train it consciously?

35:16 How much is brain health influenced by diet?

42:25 Elon Musk’s Neuralink brain chip – where are we heading?

48:35 Is it possible to improve the memory of individuals with dementia?

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