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The Podcast for Everyone with a Brain

Sabina Brennan talks to an eclectic mix of inspiring guests about thriving in life even in the face of adversity. In addition, Sabina injects a weekly booster shot packed with practical tips to transform your everyday brain into a healthy, happy, Super Brain.
Super Brain - The Podcast for Everyone with a Brain
Collaborative Studios
Original Music by Gavin Brennan

Super Brain Sabina Brennan

    • Mental Health
    • 3.6 • 20 Ratings

The Podcast for Everyone with a Brain

Sabina Brennan talks to an eclectic mix of inspiring guests about thriving in life even in the face of adversity. In addition, Sabina injects a weekly booster shot packed with practical tips to transform your everyday brain into a healthy, happy, Super Brain.
Super Brain - The Podcast for Everyone with a Brain
Collaborative Studios
Original Music by Gavin Brennan

    Booster 24: Is being kind good for your brain?

    Booster 24: Is being kind good for your brain?

    Dr Sabina Brennan explores the psychology and neuroscience of kindness and asks whether being kind is good for our brains.
     
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    • 9 min
    S2:E12 Laughing out loud with Patrick Freyne

    S2:E12 Laughing out loud with Patrick Freyne

    In this episode Dr Sabina Brennan and Patrick Freyne delve into the deepest and darkest recesses of the human condition, despite talking about some dark moments in they find the humour too and as a consequence the episode is filled with loud laughter (Sabina) and deep chuckle (Patrick).


    Patrick Freyne
    Irish Times write, essayist, stroyist and author of Ok Let's do your stupid idea. you can follow Patrick on twitter
     
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Booster 23 Sharing Food with Colm O'Gorman

    Booster 23 Sharing Food with Colm O'Gorman

    In this special Booster Episode Dr Sabina Brennan talks to foodie Colm O'Gorman about his love of cooking and the importance of sharing mealtimes with others.


    Visit Colm O'Gorman's Food Blog t and follow him on twitter and instagram for fabulous recipies and food photos.
     
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    • 16 min
    S2:E11 Wonderfully, Beautifully, Shameless: Surviving Child Abuse with Colm O'Gorman

    S2:E11 Wonderfully, Beautifully, Shameless: Surviving Child Abuse with Colm O'Gorman

    Dr Sabina Brennan talks to Colm O'Gorman about how campaigning intensively and consecutively for Marriage Equality, Reproductive Rights and Standing4Truth for survivors of clerical abuse left him burnt out and voiceless. Thankfully he has found his voice again and in this episode speaks eloquently, openly and honestly about being repeatedly raped by a priest, the shame that he felt and his journey to recovery. He is wonderfully, beautifully shameless and bold in the best possible way.


    About Colm
    Colm O'' Gorman is the Executive Director of Amnesty International in Ireland l and co-founder of One in Four, a counselling service that provides supports for adult survivors of abuse and their families, they also work with perpetrators. Colm's book Beyond Belief is both moving and uplifting.


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    on Twitter while you're there you can follow me
    on Instagram
     
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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Booster 23 - How much screen time is too much?

    Booster 23 - How much screen time is too much?

    Dr Sabina Brennan answers your questions about recommended screen time for young children, whether they benefit from educational screen time and what are the signs of internet addiction.
     
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    • 18 min
    S2:E10 Technology and the Brain - Choosing your Future

    S2:E10 Technology and the Brain - Choosing your Future

    It's Science Week 2020 and in this Super Brain Episode, sponsored by Science Foundation Ireland, Dr Sabina Brennan questions whether the impact that technology has on the human brain is cause for celebration or a case for concern. Given the significant impact that the simple tools that our ancestors innovated had on the evolution of the human brain Brennan questions whether we should blindly allow current technology including the internet and associated digital technologies and social media to change our brains. Some of the brightest brains from science, technology and the arts share their thoughts. Have a listen to find out how you can have your say also.


    To read about and register for virtual events taking place throughout Science Week check out www.scienceweek.ie


    This is the feature in the Irish Times that Sabina Brennan mentions in this episode
     
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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

3.6 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Jemangelic ,

Love this

Super practical timely advice. Exactly what I need to hear, thank you 🙏

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