Dr. John Bargh, Author Of Before You Know It: The Unconscious Reasons We Do What We Do Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen John Bargh Dr. John Bargh, the world’s leading expert on the unconscious mind, presents a groundbreaking book, twenty years in the making, which gives us an entirely new understanding of the hidden mental processes that secretly govern every aspect of our behavior. For more than three decades, Dr. John Bargh has been responsible for the revolutionary research into the unconscious mind, research that informed bestsellers like Blink and Thinking Fast and Slow. Now, in what Dr. John Gottman said “will be the most important and exciting book in psychology that has been written in the past twenty years,” Dr. Bargh takes us on an entertaining and enlightening tour of the forces [...]

Brian Dear, Author Of The Friendly Orange Glow: The Untold Story Of The PLATO System And The Dawn Of Cyberculture Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Brian Dear At a time when Steve Jobs was only a teenager and Mark Zuckerberg wasn’t even born, a group of visionary engineers and designers—some of them only high school students—in the late 1960s and 1970s created a computer system called PLATO, which was light-years ahead in experimenting with how people would learn, engage, communicate, and play through connected computers. Not only did PLATO engineers make significant hardware breakthroughs with plasma displays and touch screens but PLATO programmers also came up with a long list of software innovations: chat rooms, instant messaging, message boards, screen savers, multiplayer games, online newspapers, interactive fiction, and emoticons. Together, the PLATO community pioneered what we [...]

Jeannette Watson, Author Of It’s My Party Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Jeannette Watson Born into a celebrity family (her father was Watson's son, who turned the company into the powerhouse it still is today, and her mother, Olive, had dated Howard Hughes and John F. Kennedy), Jeannette Watson's larger-than-life family hid a number of secrets. Behind a facade of order and glamour, Tom Watson often experienced dark moods; his depression was something he passed on to his daughter. Jeannette felt she could never measure up to her mother-a legendary beauty-and kept her nose buried in books. Through her years as a debutante, then young wife and mother, Watson kept her feelings under wraps until she had a mental breakdown. As part of [...]

Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Author Of Fast Food Genocide: How Processed Food is Killing Us and What We Can Do About It Chats On Dr. Alvin

Click Here To Listen Joel Fuhrman-Fast Food Genocide From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat to Live and The End of Diabetes, an unflinching, provocative exploration of how our food is killing us and the ways in which we are unwitting participants in an unprecedented and exploding health crisis. Fast food is far more than just the burgers, fries, and burritos served at chain restaurants; it is also the toxic, human-engineered products found in every grocery store across America. These include: cold breakfast cereals; commercial and preserved (deli) meats and cheeses; sandwich breads and buns; chips, pretzels, and crackers; fried foods; energy bars; and soft drinks. Fast foods have become the primary [...]

Dr. Henry Jay Przybylo, Author Of Counting Backwards: A Doctor’s Notes on Anesthesia Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Henry Jay Przybylo A moving exploration of the most common but most mysterious procedure in medicine. For many of the 40 million Americans who undergo anesthesia each year, it is the source of great fear and fascination. From the famous first demonstration of anesthesia in the Ether Dome at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1846 to today’s routine procedure that controls anxiety, memory formation, pain relief, and more, anesthesia has come a long way. But it remains one of the most extraordinary, unexplored corners of the medical world. In Counting Backwards, Dr. Henry Jay Przybylo―a pediatric anesthesiologist with more than thirty years of experience―delivers an unforgettable account of the procedure’s daily dramas [...]

Lynne McTaggert, Author Of The Power of Eight: Harnessing The Miraculous Energies Of A Small Group To Heal Others, Your Life, And The World Chats With DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Lynne McTaggart “This is a monumentally significant book, a once-in-a-generation work that will turn the tide in how we unleash the power of healing for each other and for the world. Drink in its meticulous and transparent scientific method, its countless uplifting stories of vivid healing breakthroughs and its breathtakingly luminous vision. Then go manifest The Power of Eight.” —James O'Dea, peace activist, former President of the Institute of Noetic Sciences and author of Soul Awakening Practice Discover how to tap into your extraordinary human capacity for connection and healing, using astonishing new findings about the miraculous power of group intention and its boomerang effect, in this new book by the [...]

Dr. Raphael Kellman, Author Of The Whole Brain: The Microbiome Solution To Heal Depression, Anxiety, And Mental Fog Without Prescription Drugs Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To ListenRaphael Kellman Functional medicine pioneer and author of The Microbiome Diet offers his groundbreaking, medication-free, scientifically based approach to healing depression, anxiety, and brain fog by focusing on your "whole brain"--the brain, the gut, the microbiome, and the thyroid. If you are one of the millions of people who feel that your brain just "isn't working right"--that you have brain fog, memory loss, depression, anxiety, or that your ability to maintain a balanced, happy mood has been lost long ago--take heart. The problem is not "in your head," it is in your microbiome (the trillions of health-promoting bacteria) and your gut--and there are proven natural solutions that can help you not only [...]

Steven Sloman, Author Of The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Steven Sloman “The Knowledge Illusion is filled with insights on how we should deal with our individual ignorance and collective wisdom.” —Steven Pinker We all think we know more than we actually do. Humans have built hugely complex societies and technologies, but most of us don’t even know how a pen or a toilet works. How have we achieved so much despite understanding so little? Cognitive scientists Steven Sloman and Philip Fernbach argue that we survive and thrive despite our mental shortcomings because we live in a rich community of knowledge. The key to our intelligence lies in the people and things around us. We’re constantly drawing on information and expertise [...]

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Andrew Shtulman, Author Of Scienceblind: Why Our Intuitive Theories About The World Are So Often Wrong Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Andrew Shtulman "A fascinating, empathetic book" --Wall Street Journal Humans are born to create theories about the world--unfortunately, we're usually wrong and bad theories keep us from understanding science as it really is Why do we catch colds? What causes seasons to change? And if you fire a bullet from a gun and drop one from your hand, which bullet hits the ground first? In a pinch we almost always get these questions wrong. Worse, we regularly misconstrue fundamental qualities of the world around us. In Scienceblind, cognitive and developmental psychologist Andrew Shtulman shows that the root of our misconceptions lies in the theories about the world we develop as children. [...]

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Friederike Fabritius, Author Of The Leading Brain: Powerful Science-Based Strategies For Achieving Peak Performance Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Friederike Fabritius A cutting-edge guide to applying the latest research in brain science to leadership - to sharpen performance, encourage innovation, and enhance job satisfaction. **Featured on NPR, Success.com, Investor Business Daily, Thrive Global, MindBodyGreen, The Chicago Tribune, and more** There's a revolution taking place that most businesses are still unaware of. The understanding of how our brains work has radically shifted, exploding long-held myths about our everyday cognitive performance and fundamentally changing the way we engage and succeed in the workplace. Combining their expertise in both neuropsychology and management consulting, neuropsychologist Friederike Fabritius and leadership expert Dr. Hans W. Hagemann present simple yet powerful strategies for: - Sharpening focus - [...]