Matthew Walker is Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Founder and Director of the Center for Human Sleep Science.
This is a great podcast on the benefits of sleep, specifically how alcohol and marijuana effect sleep.
Amazing talk on psychoneuroimmunology, how what we think affect our emotions, body, brain and physiology.
Gabor Maté is a Hungarian-born Canadian Physician with a background in family practice, Addiction and a special interest in childhood development and trauma and in their potential lifelong impacts on physical and mental health, including on autoimmune disease, cancer, ADHD, addictions and a wide range of other conditions.
In this episode the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Michael Pollan about his new book How to Change Your Mind. They cover the the resurgence of interest in psychedelics in clinical practice and end-of-life care, the "betterment of well people" , the relationship between thinking and mental suffering, the differences between psychedelics and meditation, the non-duality of consciousness, the brain's "default mode network," their experiences with various psychedelics, and other topics.
Sam Harris PhD, is a Neuroscientist, best selling author and accomplished Meditator. His focus is on the philosophy of ethics on our well-being, consciousness and the illusion of free will.
Alex Berenson is a former reporter for The New York Times and the author of several thriller novels and a book on corporate financial filings. His new book "Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence" is available now via Amazon.