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"People aren't logical, they're psychological with the emphasis on the psycho," writes Dr Howard Rankin. An expert in cognitive neuroscience, Howard recently published his book I Think Therefore I Am Wrong which looks at the many ways we can sabotage our thinking through cognitive biases, binary thinking, false assumptions and numerous other strategies. The How Not To think podcast examines how this false reasoning manifests itself in many areas of society through myths, and 'conventional wisdom.' Howard speaks with leaders in their fields to examine the impact of faulty thinking that occurs in every sphere of life.

How Not To Think Howard Rankin

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

"People aren't logical, they're psychological with the emphasis on the psycho," writes Dr Howard Rankin. An expert in cognitive neuroscience, Howard recently published his book I Think Therefore I Am Wrong which looks at the many ways we can sabotage our thinking through cognitive biases, binary thinking, false assumptions and numerous other strategies. The How Not To think podcast examines how this false reasoning manifests itself in many areas of society through myths, and 'conventional wisdom.' Howard speaks with leaders in their fields to examine the impact of faulty thinking that occurs in every sphere of life.

    How Not to Think about Wellbeing

    How Not to Think about Wellbeing

    Chaim Oren is a wellbeing expert , keynote speaker and a podcaster . He frequently lectures about the contribution of wellbeing to companies bottom line and writes in different magazines such as: Forbes. He is also a Brand Ambassador for Hintsa Performance- a global leader in wellbeing and human performance that advises Formula 1 drivers as well corporate executives. Chaim is an accomplished international marketer in the US, Europe and Israel. Having started his career at the ...

    • 51 min
    How Not to Think about Free Will

    How Not to Think about Free Will

    David Lawrence, author of Are We Biochemical Robots, is a philosophical proponent of free will, opposing the determinist view held by many new media personalities that all things are pre-determined by outside forces. Lawrence wrote his book as a response to the 10th anniversary of Sam Harris’ book Free Will, in an effort to expose the flawed thinking that Harris’ book and determinist idealogy present and to address the central arguments against the existence of human free will. His insights, ...

    • 48 min
    How Not to Think about your Mind-Body

    How Not to Think about your Mind-Body

    Dr. Jon Lieff's amazing book, The Secret Language of Cells will blow your mind-body. The complexity of cellular communication is astounding and will shape your views about Nature, The Mind, and Intelligence.Dr. Jon Lieff is a neuropsychiatrist with a BA in Mathematics from Yale University and an MD from Harvard Medical School. He pioneered the creation of integrated treatment units that focus on complex patients with combined medical, psychiatric, and neurological problems.Furthermore, ...

    • 49 min
    How Not to Think about Being Exponential 5

    How Not to Think about Being Exponential 5

    David Forman is an entrepreneur and futurist who operates in the crossover between technology and art. He holds degrees in both physics and music composition, and has built a variety of different startups ranging from game development, crypto fintech, aerospace, and personal transformation. His MTP is to help a billion people become more intentional about their lives by leveraging the ancient skills of mindfulness and reflection.Links:https://www.intentionally.app/http://www.youtube.com...

    • 46 min
    How Not to Think about...being Exponential Part 4

    How Not to Think about...being Exponential Part 4

    Gerard Scheenstra is a seasoned creative and innovative “social” impact entrepreneur, disruptive thinker and doer, business manager, mentor, coach, teacher and speaker. Since 1986 Gerard has created and gained professional “work” experience (both nationally and internationally at C-level) in various capacities in organizations and since 2000 as a multiple entrepreneur.Gerard is an open-minded, empathetic, creative entrepreneur, innovator, incubator (social impact), disruptive thinker and doer...

    • 49 min
    How Not to Think about...being Exponential Part 3

    How Not to Think about...being Exponential Part 3

    Julie Hamilton is a British entrepreneur who has founded a number of businesses over the last 29 years, coaching elite executives, many of whom remain at the top of their game in international high profile corporate companies. This level of experience has given Julie insight into the DNA and model for success and to be noted, this is not just about money. She has crafted a methodology based on scientific facts, human behaviour and what she has learned since commencing her original HR start up...

    • 44 min

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