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Jason Silva – Brain Games, Transhumanism & Your Ego: #285

By: Dave Asprey

Jason Silva – Brain Games, Transhumanism & Your Ego: #285

Why you should listen –

Jason Silva is the host of National Geographic Channel’s #1 rated and Emmy-nominated series, Brain Games. He gives viewers the “why” behind the “wow,” through a series of man-on-the-streets and experiments, and is joined by top experts in the fields of cognitive science, neuroscience and psychology. On this episode of Bulletproof Radio, Dave talks to Jason about Kolbe scores, transhumanism, Brain Games experiments, reincarnation, the ego and more. Enjoy the show!

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Quote: “There’s a humbling quality to realizing there are other states of consciousness.” – Jason Silva
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What You Will Hear

  •     0:15 – Cool Fact of the Day
  •     1:10 – Wix
  •     2:09 – Introducing Jason Silva
  •     4:52 – “Timothy Leary of the Viral Video Age”
  •   11:43 – Neurofeedback
  •   19:16 – Kolbe
  •   21:42 – The Ego
  •   29:50 – Transhumanism
  •   35:41 – The case for reincarnation
  •   42:55 – Brainwave equivalence  
  •   44:21 – “God Brain” episode of Brain Games
  •   49:39 – Jason’s routine
  •   58:28 – Top 3 recommendations for kicking more ass and being Bulletproof

Featured

Wix

National Geographic

Brain Games

Jason Silva

Jason Silva on Facebook

Jason Silva on Twitter

Shots of Awe on YouTube

Resources

Hippocampus

Default Mode Network

What the Dormouse Said

Peter Diamandis

40 Years of Zen

Kolbe

The Denial of Death 

Transhumanism 

Stanislav Gof 

Ayahuasca

Bulletproof

Bulletproof Cookbook

Brain Octane Oil

Bulletproof Coffee

Moldy 

The Better Baby Book 

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