35 min

Your Brain On... New Year’s Resolutions Your Brain On

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On New Year’s Eve, we experience feelings of joy, sadness, thankfulness, regret, and nostalgia, as our brains recall episodic moments from the past 12 months.
Surges of dopamine mix with our aspirations, forming resolutions. As we count down to the new year, we’re full of excitement and hope.
But most of us don’t manage to stick to our new year’s resolutions beyond January.
In this episode of Your Brain On, we discuss the neuroscience and psychology of:
• Why new year’s resolutions so often fail
• How we can keep our new year’s resolutions, with science-backed techniques
• Whether new years are good starting points for forming new habits
We’re joined by Dr. Phillippa Lally, a Senior Lecturer of Psychology at the University of Surrey in the UK, and our friend Howard Jacobson, an expert in the mechanics of behavior change.
‘Your Brain On’ is a brand new podcast from hosts Ayesha and Dean Sherzai.
CONTEST
To celebrate the launch of our new podcast, ‘Your Brain On’, we’re giving away prizes to its earliest listeners — like you! Prizes include memberships to our thriving NEURO Academy community, and bundles, like our Better Brain Cooking Box, Books Bundle, and Better Brain Favorites Box.
To enter, all you’ll need to do is subscribe to Your Brain On, leave an honest review of the show on Apple Podcasts, and then sign up for the contest at thebraindocs.com/podcast.
LINKS
Join the NEURO Academy: NEUROacademy.com
Instagram: @thebraindocs
Website: TheBrainDocs.com
More info and episodes: TheBrainDocs.com/Podcast

On New Year’s Eve, we experience feelings of joy, sadness, thankfulness, regret, and nostalgia, as our brains recall episodic moments from the past 12 months.
Surges of dopamine mix with our aspirations, forming resolutions. As we count down to the new year, we’re full of excitement and hope.
But most of us don’t manage to stick to our new year’s resolutions beyond January.
In this episode of Your Brain On, we discuss the neuroscience and psychology of:
• Why new year’s resolutions so often fail
• How we can keep our new year’s resolutions, with science-backed techniques
• Whether new years are good starting points for forming new habits
We’re joined by Dr. Phillippa Lally, a Senior Lecturer of Psychology at the University of Surrey in the UK, and our friend Howard Jacobson, an expert in the mechanics of behavior change.
‘Your Brain On’ is a brand new podcast from hosts Ayesha and Dean Sherzai.
CONTEST
To celebrate the launch of our new podcast, ‘Your Brain On’, we’re giving away prizes to its earliest listeners — like you! Prizes include memberships to our thriving NEURO Academy community, and bundles, like our Better Brain Cooking Box, Books Bundle, and Better Brain Favorites Box.
To enter, all you’ll need to do is subscribe to Your Brain On, leave an honest review of the show on Apple Podcasts, and then sign up for the contest at thebraindocs.com/podcast.
LINKS
Join the NEURO Academy: NEUROacademy.com
Instagram: @thebraindocs
Website: TheBrainDocs.com
More info and episodes: TheBrainDocs.com/Podcast

35 min

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