80 episodes

Derek Beres is a multi-faceted author, media expert, and fitness instructor based in Los Angeles. On the EarthRise Podcast, he discusses movement, neuroscience, psychology, mythology, technology, and music, sometimes alone, sometimes with guests.

http://www.derekberes.com

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Derek Beres is a multi-faceted author, media expert, and fitness instructor based in Los Angeles. On the EarthRise Podcast, he discusses movement, neuroscience, psychology, mythology, technology, and music, sometimes alone, sometimes with guests.

http://www.derekberes.com

    80: Music is a Political Force (with Azam Ali)

    80: Music is a Political Force (with Azam Ali)

    Born in Iran and raised in India, Azam Ali has one of the most beautiful voices in the world. Through her solo albums and work with Niyaz and her former band, Vas, she has spread the explored, studied, and presented the sacred music of the world in new contexts for 25 years. She is also an accomplished producer, percussionist, santur player, artist, and jewelry maker.

    79: Psychedelics and Imagination (with Richard J. Miller)

    79: Psychedelics and Imagination (with Richard J. Miller)

    Richard J. Miller is the Alfred Newton Richards Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago and author of Drugged: The Science and Culture Behind Psychotropic Drugs.

    78: MDMA and Ayahuasca in Therapy (with Charles Grob)

    78: MDMA and Ayahuasca in Therapy (with Charles Grob)

    Charles Grob is a professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences and Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He was the first researcher granted FDA approval to clinically study MDMA and ayahuasca in the nineties and has spent nearly 50 years studying psychedelics.

    77: The Future of Psychedelics Research (with Michael Ehlers)

    77: The Future of Psychedelics Research (with Michael Ehlers)

    Michael Ehlers is the former Executive Vice President for Research and Development at Biogen and former Chief Scientific Officer for Neuroscience at Pfizer. He was recently named as an advisor to Field Trip Health, the psychedelic research organization that has opened the world’s first psilocybin research center.

    76: Success Begins with Not Craving Success (with Alla Kovgan)

    76: Success Begins with Not Craving Success (with Alla Kovgan)

    Alla Kovgan is the award-winning filmmaker of “Nora” and many others. Her latest documentary, “Cunningham,” focuses on the work of avant-garde choreographer Merce Cunningham’s work between 1942-72.

    75: Everything You Want to Know About Marijuana (with David Bienenstock)

    75: Everything You Want to Know About Marijuana (with David Bienenstock)

    David Bienenstock is the author of How to Smoke Pot (Properly): A Highbrow Guide to Getting High and co-creator of the podcast Great Moments in Weed History. Previously, he served as Head of Content at Hight Times and worked at VICE Media, where he co-produced the series, Bong Appetit.

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