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2017, 09/14 – The Confidence Gap with Russ Harris
Russ Harris offers a surprising solution to low self-confidence, shyness, and insecurity: Rather than trying to “get over” our fears, he says, the secret is to form a new and wiser relationship with them. Paradoxically, it’s only when we stop struggling against our fearfulness that we begin to find lasting freedom from it. Drawing on ... Read More
2017, 09/07 – Insight: Why We’re Not As Self-Aware As We Might Think
Photo Credit: Elena Siebert In her new book, Insight, Dr. Tasha Eurich explains why we are so much less self-aware than we think—and what to do about it. The problem, she says, stems from the fact that we are defining self-awareness all wrong. Most people assume that self-awareness means understanding our inner selves. But contrary ... Read More
2017, 08/31 – Master Your Inner Talk & Eliminate Self-Sabotaging Behaviors!
Ravinder Taylor is Vice President of Progressive Awareness Research, a company dedicated to researching tools for personal empowerment. She holds a degree in microbiology, has studied hypnosis and psychotherapy, and is an ordained interdenominational minister. Ravinder is also co-host of the popular radio show, Provocative Enlightenment.   To learn more about InnerTalk, visit www.innertalk.com   ... Read More
2017, 08/24 – Encore Show: Negotiating the Nonnegotiable with Professor Daniel Shapiro
Daniel L. Shapiro, PhD, is a world-renowned expert on the psychology of conflict resolution. Named one of Harvard’s top 15 professors by the Harvard Crimson, he is founder and director of the Harvard International Negotiation Program and regularly advises everyone from hostage negotiators to families in crisis, disputing CEOs to clashing heads of state. He ... Read More
2017, 08/17 – Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony with Professor Kevin Laland
Humans possess an extraordinary capacity for cultural production, from the arts and language to science and technology. How did the human mind―and the uniquely human ability to devise and transmit culture―evolve from its roots in animal behavior? Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony presents a captivating new theory of human cognitive evolution. Professor Kevin Laland shows how the ... Read More
2017, 08/10 – Islands of Genius with Darold A. Treffert, M.D.
Few people would or should want to learn to recite Pi to 22,514 decimal places, draw landmarks in breathtaking detail, or remember the contents of 12,000 books. Everyone is different. By refusing to gawp at these feats, preferring instead to focus on the person behind them, Dr Treffert sends out the message that it is ... Read More
2017, 08/03 – How Emotions Are Made with Lisa Feldman Barrett
Neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett completely rejects the theory of emotion that suggests our reactions to what happens around us are hardwired and universal. In How Emotions Are Made, Dr. Barrett offers groundbreaking new research that proves emotion is constructed by our brains and our bodies as we go along. Dr. Barrett provocatively contradicts a century ... Read More
2017, 07/27 – Mirror Touch: Notes from a Doctor Who Can Feel Your Pain with Joel Salinas, MD
Challenging our understanding of what it means to be human, Joel Salinas, a Harvard-trained researcher and neurologist at Massachusetts General, shares his experiences with mirror-touch synesthesia, a rare and only recently identified neurological trait that causes him to feel the emotional and physical experiences of other people. Salinas refers to his condition as a kind ... Read More