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Rick Hanson: Forgetfulness, Mindfulness Techniques & Hardwiring Happiness – #243

By: Dave Asprey
September 2, 2015

Rick Hanson: Forgetfulness, Mindfulness Techniques & Hardwiring Happiness – #243

Why you should listen – 

Rick Hanson comes on Bulletproof Radio today to discuss how to get the best out of meaningful experiences, practicing mindfulness, understanding what happiness really is and how to own it. Enjoy the show!

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Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and a New York Times best-selling author. He is a summa cum laude graduate of UCLA and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, he’s been an invited speaker at Oxford, Stanford, and Harvard, and taught in meditation centers worldwide. His work has been featured on BBC, CBS, and NPR.

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What You Will Hear

  •      0:14 – Cool fact of the day
  •      0:58 – Welcome Rick Hanson
  •      4:09 – The study of happiness
  •      9:50 – Meta-learning
  •    16:15 – How to avoid forgetfulness
  •    24:31 – Techniques for kids & teenagers
  •    36:00 – Hacking beneficial experiences
  •    45:54 – Adult children
  •    56:36 – Is self-quantification beneficial?
  • 1:06:38 – Top three recommendations for kicking more ass and being Bulletproof!

 

Featured

Rick Hanson

Hardwiring Happiness

Buddha’s Brain

Foundations of Well-Being

Rick Hanson on Facebook

Twitter – @drrhanson

Rick Hanson on Youtube

Resources

Wellspring Institute

The Good Soldier

Podcast 1 Network

Trinity backs Bulletproof

Steve Jobs

Hallucinogens

Neurofeedback

Quantified Self

Meta-learning

Forgetfulness

Sati mindfulness

40 Years of Zen

Journaling

Implicit and Explicit Memory

Reptilian brain

Cortisol

Serotonin

Lizard mouse monkey

Beyond the Hedonic Treadmill

Spect scan

Electroencephalogram (EEG)

Negative bias

Amygdala

Hippocampus

Hypothalamus

Cortisol kills neurons

Homunculus

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