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A top international science-focused podcast about health, psychology, human nature and more with André Sturesson.

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Health Psychology and Human Natur‪e‬ André Sturesson

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A top international science-focused podcast about health, psychology, human nature and more with André Sturesson.

Listen to explore, learn and affect your life in a positive way.

    No more Episodes 2020, 1-2 Episodes a month 2021-.

    No more Episodes 2020, 1-2 Episodes a month 2021-.

    Hope all of you are doing well during the circumstances. Unfortunately, there will not be any more episodes 2020. The reason is that I have had too much work with other projects. I will keep on making episodes though and from 2021 I will release 1-2 episodes a month sporadically.

    Last but not least, I wish you all a Merry Christmas in advance and a Happy New Year. 

    André

    • 2 min
    #49: Stress and Stress Management – Psychotherapist Giorgio Grossi

    #49: Stress and Stress Management – Psychotherapist Giorgio Grossi

    Too much demand? Too little recovery? Stress is something that affects all of us to some degree. But what is Stress? How could a scenario look like from healthy to clinically burned out? Perhaps most importantly, what can you do about it?

    Giorgio Grossi is a licensed Psychotherapist and Head of Research at the special stress clinic Stressmottagningen in Sweden. He is an author of many stress-related books such as Hantera din Stress med Kognitiv Beteendeterapi and Vägen ur Utmattningssyndrom.

    • 59 min
    #48: mTOR, Aging and Longevity – Professor David Sabatini

    #48: mTOR, Aging and Longevity – Professor David Sabatini

    How do we sense if we have eaten or not and how is that linked to how long an organism lives? In today’s interesting episode David tells us about the mechanistic target of rapamycin, mTOR for short.

    Professor David Sabatini is a member of the Whitehead Institute at MIT and perhaps more importantly the person who discovered mTOR.

    Friends I really hope you will enjoy todays Episode.

    • 44 min
    #47: The Microbiome and a Long Healthy Life - Ph.D. Filipe Cabreiro

    #47: The Microbiome and a Long Healthy Life - Ph.D. Filipe Cabreiro

    How does our Microbiome affect our health and how long we live? How does drugs like Metformin and others affect us through the Microbiome? In today's conversation Filipe shares his views on this and a lot more.

    Filipe Cabreiro is the Principal Investigator of the Cabreiro Lab which focus on how the Microbiome regulates the effect of Drugs and Diet on Healthspan and Lifespan.

    Have a terrific day.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    #46: How Exercise Affects Mitochondria – Professor David Bishop

    #46: How Exercise Affects Mitochondria – Professor David Bishop

    Mitochondria are often referred to as the powerhouse of the cell. They are important as they create energy which enables us to live our daily lives. Mitochondria also seem to affect our health, aging, diabetes and more. How can we affect our Mitochondria? Exercise.

    Professor David Bishop is a world leader in muscle exercise physiology with more 250 publications. Davids reserach groups two key areas are exercise as mitochondrial medicine, and human performance.

    Davids Twitter: @BlueSpotScience

    • 1 hr 3 min
    #45: Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change – Professor Dawn Clifford

    #45: Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change – Professor Dawn Clifford

    In today’s episode me and Dawn talk about what Motivational Interviewing is and why it works.

    Dawn Clifford, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at Northern Arizona University. She is also an author, check out her book: Motivational Interviewing in Nutrition and Fitness.

    Resources mentioned:

    Videos of effective and ineffective MI:
    https://www.youtube.com/user/MerloLab/

    MI for the individual:
    Finding Your Way to Change

    The official MI webpage:
    https://motivationalinterviewing.org/

    • 59 min

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