Cultivate Mental Acuity and Tap Into Flow with Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman #269

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Today’s episode offers a unique insight into best practices to sharpen your focus, learning capacity, and overall intelligence…  I often view intelligence in terms of that of a muscle – trainable, but also subject to atrophy if underused. If you seek to not only maintain, but improve on, your mental capacities as you age, this interview is a must-listen.

Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman joins me on the Muscle Intelligence Podcast today, for an episode that will push your limits of your own perceived brainpower. Dr. Kaufman, within his well-developed philosophies and witty, relatable manner, offers an approach to mental and creative performance that will leave you wanting to explore more.

Dr. Kaufman is a cognitive scientist and humanistic psychologist exploring the mind, creativity, and the depths of human potential. He is a professor at Columbia University and founder and director of the Center for the Science of Human Potential. He also hosts the #1 psychology podcast in the world The Psychology Podcast which was included in Business Insider’s list of “9 podcasts that will change how you think about human behavior.”

Dr. Kaufman is interested in using his research to help all kinds of minds live a creative, fulfilling, and self-actualized life. His early educational experiences made him realize the deep reservoir of untapped potential of students, including bright and creative children who have been diagnosed with a learning disability.

You’ll learn:

  • How to Train Your Mind and Stay Sharp as You Age
  • The Important Factor to Improve Your Productivity
  • The ONE Trait Most Correlated with Increasing Creativity
  • How to Pull Yourself Out of Perfectionist Tendencies
  • The Tool to Hone Your Focus Despite Increasing Distractions

Plus, get your FREE copy of the episode guide, as a downloadable reference of the key points and implementable actions from this interview.

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