Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Sleep and Recovery

Posted: July 19, 2013 in Health, Learning

Sleep and Recovery– Streaming Link

Paul and Nick dig into what sleep is and how it improves you. How can your knowledge of sleep improve your abilities? And what exactly is boredom? Here are some segments to dive into:

0:37 — Adolescence and The Delayed Bedtime
3:07 — Sleep Improves Your Abilities
6:40 — Consequences of a Lack of Sleep
10:40 — The Sleep Debt
13:50 — Keeping your Circadian Rhythm with the Sun
16:00 — Insomnia
19:12 — Boredom and Its Connection to Sleep
23:40 — The 30 Minute Nap
27:14 — Caffeine and Sleep

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Please note that this podcast contains medical content. As we are not experts, please consult your doctor before trying anything suggested here.

Furthermore, please recognize that we discuss views of third parties in this podcast. We apologize if their viewpoint is misrepresented in this podcast. Please know that we have absolutely no intention of misrepresenting or misconstruing their viewpoint.

Please note that this podcast was produced, edited, and made by Nicholas Shah and Paul DeMott.

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More Psych Factors & Paul’s Theory on Self Development

Paul elaborates on several psych theories and his own theory on self development. How do your thinking habits shape who you are? Why do you feel the need to be socially attractive and accepted by others? Here are some segments to dive into:

0:45 — Self Development Introduction
5:29 — Operative Conditioning (Pavlov’s Dogs)
12:57 — Intentionality
15:10 — The Social Situation
23:27 — Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood (Stephen Covey)
25:13 — Why Do we seek social Validation?
27:35 — The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman
33:57 — Surviving Auschwitz — Man’s Search for Meaning (Victor E. Frankl)
35:46 — Your Happiness

For Video, Please Check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheContemplators

Please note that this podcast contains medical content. As we are not experts, please consult your doctor before trying anything suggested here.

Furthermore, please recognize that we discuss views of third parties in this podcast. We apologize if their viewpoint is misrepresented in this podcast. Please know that we have absolutely no intention of misrepresenting or misconstruing their viewpoint.

Please note that this podcast was produced, edited, and made by Nicholas Shah and Paul DeMott.

Skill Up! — Learning & Mastery Podcast Streaming Link

Paul and Nick sit down to figure what’s the best way to learn and master a skill. What are the psychological barriers and how to you overcome them? How much does genetics play a role? Here are some segments to dive into:

0:42 — Three types of learners
5:50 — Deliberate Practice
10:28 — Your Brain, Your Skill
16:03 — The Last 30 Seconds of the Game
24:08 — Genes Versus You
29:35 — Chess in Real Life
36:20 — Emotional & Intellectual Intelligence
43:04 — Practice for Maintenance

For Video, Please Check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheContemplators

Please note that this podcast contains medical content. As we are not experts, please consult your doctor before trying anything suggested here.

Furthermore, please recognize that we discuss views of third parties in this podcast. We apologize if their viewpoint is misrepresented in this podcast. Please know that we have absolutely no intention of misrepresenting or misconstruing their viewpoint.

Please note that this podcast was produced, edited, and made by Nicholas Shah and Paul DeMott.

The Psychology Chronology

Posted: June 5, 2013 in Health, Psychology

The Psychology Chronology Podcast Streaming Link

Paul explains the stages that psychology underwent to arrive at what it is today. What are the limits of the psyche of the human mind? How do our perceptions alter our reality? Here are some segments:

1:20 — Cognitive Therapy
7:52 — Bullying
13:23 — Self Analysis & Psychology History
25:24 — Science of Worry
30:00 — Milgram Experiment
35:42 — Social Media and Psychology
39:11 — The Power of Listening & the Humanist Perspective

For Video, Please Check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheContemplators

Please note that this podcast contains medical content. As we are not experts, please consult your doctor before trying anything suggested here.

Furthermore, please recognize that we discuss views of third parties in this podcast. We apologize if their viewpoint is misrepresented in this podcast. Please know that we have absolutely no intention of misrepresenting or misconstruing their viewpoint.

Please note that this podcast was produced, edited, and made by Nicholas Shah and Paul DeMott.