19 11, 2020

Podcast S4E87: Sahar Yousef – Making Superhumans

By |2020-11-19T14:19:44+01:00November 19th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with cognitive neuroscientist Dr Sahar Yousef. She is one of the youngest faculty members of UC Berkeley. In her 10 years of research on Making Superhumans, she has found ways to improve mental performance in as little as 7 weeks. We speak about what [...]

1 09, 2017

What percentage of your brain do you really use?

By |2017-09-01T17:22:10+02:00September 1st, 2017|Curiosity|0 Comments

We have all heard the myth that we only use 10% of our brains. But how close is this to reality? It would be more accurate to say that we only use between 1% - 16% of our brain, at any one time. This is because of the amazing way that our brain is set [...]

4 08, 2017

The neuroscience of imagination

By |2017-09-05T18:20:43+02:00August 4th, 2017|Creativity|1 Comment

How is it possible for the brain to imagine something which it has never seen before? While you may never think about it, it is a complex problem which requires sophisticated coordination of different parts of your brain. Check out this excellent TED video above where Andrey Vyshedskiy explains exactly what is going on in your [...]