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Persuade better with brain science | BrainTools #24

Persuade better with brain science | BrainTools #24

April 15, 2021

Whether it's pay rise season, you've trying to convince your kid to put shoes on or your friend to watch the movie you want, everyday we persuade others. And most of us aren't very good at it. In this special ep with give 8 BrainTools for getting better at persuading others by connecting with them through how our brains work. 

If you're liking the show, feel free to support us by leaving a review on iTunes, or follow our journey on linkedin or instagram.
Kirun & Sam from BrainTools

The Female Brain with Dr Sarah McKay | BrainTools #22 (Guest Episode)

The Female Brain with Dr Sarah McKay | BrainTools #22 (Guest Episode)

March 30, 2021

Dr. Sarah McKay is a Neuroscientist with a PhD in Neuroscience from Oxford University, featured on ABC as a TV presenter, a former freelance medical and author of "The Women's Brain Book". Today we're lucky enough to have her join us for our first guest episode to talk about what happens in the female brain during each month, how babies change parents brains and the most holistic way to support our mental health and wellbeing. She drops some absolute Brain Bombs in this episode, as well as shares her fascinating journey to where she is today, founder of The Neuroscience Academy and director of Think Brain. As our first interview episode, we'd love any feedback and thoughts on how to improve!

4 BrainTools to prevent regrettable purchases | BrainTools (shortcuts)

4 BrainTools to prevent regrettable purchases | BrainTools (shortcuts)

March 25, 2021

This is the 'Tools' cut of the BrainTools podcast. A 20-minute snackable episode where you get the 4 practical BrainTools on protecting yourself from neuromarketing, cut from our longer full episode. 

Protect your brain from marketers | BrainTools #21

Protect your brain from marketers | BrainTools #21

March 23, 2021

Ever bought something and regretted it later? Or found yourself feeling oddly compelled to click buy? Marketing has gotten too smart, and marketers know how to use your brain against you to make you buy stuff you don't need. In this episode, learn about your brain on marketing and how to protect it from sneaky, brain-based marketing tactics.

Plus get 4 PRACTICAL science-backed BrainTools to prevent you being taken advantage of and ending buying junk you regret. If you're liking the show, feel free to support us by leaving a review on iTunes, or follow our journey on linkedin or instagram.
Kirun & Sam from BrainTools

4 BrainTools for reading smarter | BrainTools (shortcuts)

4 BrainTools for reading smarter | BrainTools (shortcuts)

March 18, 2021

This is the 'Tools' cut of the BrainTools podcast. A 20-minute snackable episode where you get the 4 practical BrainTools on reading from our longer full episode. 

Reading and your brain | BrainTools #20

Reading and your brain | BrainTools #20

March 16, 2021

These days picking up a book feels like staring up Mount Everest. Reading has become hard for so many of us. Why? We unpack the reason behind it, how reading works in your brain (and why you might be struggling to sit down and turn pages). Plus get 4 PRACTICAL science-backed BrainTools for reawakening your reading brain and reading better. If you're liking the show, feel free to support us by leaving a review on iTunes, or follow our journey on linkedin or instagram.
Kirun & Sam from BrainTools

4 BrainTools for overcoming your biases | BrainTools (shortcuts)

4 BrainTools for overcoming your biases | BrainTools (shortcuts)

February 24, 2021

This is the 'Tools' cut of the BrainTools podcast. A 20-minute snackable episode where you get just the 4 practical BrainTools on beliefs and conflict. To learn more of the neuroscience and research behind the tools, check out https://braintools.substack.com

Biases in your brain | BrainTools #19

Biases in your brain | BrainTools #19

February 23, 2021

We are all biased - we make decisions based on the limited information our brain can process which leads to shortcuts. These shortcuts (or heuristics) cause bia and suboptimal decisions - they were made to help us survive the jungle not the concrete jungle. In this episode we explain where biases come from, why we have these quirks and give you 4 bias-tools to overcome some of your biases. If you're liking the show, you can support us by following our page on linkedin or instagram!

4 BrainTools for your next disagreement | BrainTools (shortcuts)

4 BrainTools for your next disagreement | BrainTools (shortcuts)

February 20, 2021

This is the 'Tools' cut of the BrainTools podcast. A 20-minute snackable episode where you get just the 4 practical BrainTools on beliefs and conflict. To learn more of the neuroscience and research behind the tools, check out https://braintools.substack.com

Your brain on disagreements | BrainTools #18

Your brain on disagreements | BrainTools #18

February 15, 2021

When your beliefs clash in conversation, your brain changes. It enters a state of survival which blinds you to the other persons perspective and creates an ideological fist fight. In this episode learn what happens to your brain when you disagree plus how to navigate a healthy disagreement about beliefs using 4 science-backed BrainTools. If you're learning useful things from our podcast, you can always help us out by following BrainTools on linkedin or instagram. Your BrainTool friends, Kirun & Sam.

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