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Drake Baer – Knowing Your Actual, Literal Heart Reduces Anxiety and Betters Decisions

Given its distance from the brain, neuroscience hasn’t had much to do with the heart quietly thumping in your chest. But to get a fuller picture of the mind, you need to start looking below the neck. These matters of the heart are University of Sussex researcher Sarah Garfinkel’s speciality. Her recent work has built a strong case that both …

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. – Mounting Evidence Links Lead, Mercury and Arsenic to Autism

In November 2016, I reported on six studies that found strong relationships between biomarkers for mercury toxicity in children with autism including a direct correlation between the levels of mercury toxicity and the severity of autism symptoms. Those findings are supported by recent research that links industrial exposures of lead, mercury and arsenic to the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder …

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 09.28.16

My guest, Melanie Sears PhD, is a trainer for the Center of Nonviolent Communications. Based on self-awareness and empathy, the approach improves communication on every level from working with individuals and couples to working with hospitals and businesses. It enhances any therapeutic activity or relationship, large or small. Genuinely holistic and clearly effective, the nonviolent communication approach should be a central part of our family, professional and community lives.

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Dr. Michael Murray – The Importance Of Being “Awe Inspired”

Our emotional state has great influence over the degree of inflammation we may suffer from.  Feeling “awe inspired” has been found to be the most powerful emotion in fighting inflammation. Introduction: The field of positive psychology is providing valuable insights on exactly how our emotions influence our physiology. One are of body function that is very closely tied to our …

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Does Language Influence How You See The World?

The language you are introduced to affects the structure of your brain, influences how you see the world and who you are. But what if you speak two languages? Can learning a language rewire your brain? As our species evolved parts of our brain expanded, resulting in more computing power for language. It’s what makes us hard-wired for communication. What …

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Energy Stew – Tom Bird – 12.25.15

On this show, I’m interviewing Tom about his new book, “Write/Right From God”. He says it’s the ultimate spiritual experience and a surefire route to a higher level of consciousness and enlightenment.

People work through resistance, fears, beliefs and painful memories that lead to breakthroughs. Tom says that his authors have often cleared years of emotional and physical pain.

Be sure to tune into this show to find out what might flow through and out of you. There might just be a book in you.

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Omega-3 fatty acids enhance cognitive flexibility in at-risk older adults

A study of older adults at risk of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease found that those who consumed more omega-3 fatty acids did better than their peers on tests of cognitive flexibility — the ability to efficiently switch between tasks — and had a bigger anterior cingulate cortex, a brain region known to contribute to cognitive flexibility. The analysis suggests, but does …