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Have you ever wondered two people experience love differently? How about starting that tricky negotiation with the manager that never sees things your way? Perhaps you are trying to make sense of why your teacher never seems to cut you any slack? The Brain Mechanics is a collaboration between clinical neuropsychologist, Dr. Michelle Conover, and business & social strategist, Bryce Brown, that brings a fun, engaging twist to the discussion of the brain and the psyche.

Have you ever wondered two people experience love differently? How about starting that tricky negotiation with the manager that never sees things your way? Perhaps you are trying to make sense of why your teacher never seems to cut you any slack? The Brain Mechanics is a collaboration between clinical neuropsychologist, Dr. Michelle Conover, and business & social strategist, Bryce Brown, that brings a fun, engaging twist to the discussion of the brain and the psyche.
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Los Angeles, CA

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Have you ever wondered two people experience love differently? How about starting that tricky negotiation with the manager that never sees things your way? Perhaps you are trying to make sense of why your teacher never seems to cut you any slack? The Brain Mechanics is a collaboration between clinical neuropsychologist, Dr. Michelle Conover, and business & social strategist, Bryce Brown, that brings a fun, engaging twist to the discussion of the brain and the psyche.

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English


Episodes

Episode 50: Interactions with the World

9/11/2017
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Episode 50: Interactions with the World What do we notice when we are out in different settings, around different people, and around new thoughts? Keep listening to Dr. Conover and Bryce discuss the power of human interaction through topics like communication, human complexity, and categorization. 1:16- Do humans live in a bubble? 4:16- Why are universities so fascinating? 6:33- How much of an impact does Neuropsychology have? 9:14- How does a human deal with complexity? 16:37- What drives...

Duration:00:31:07

Episode 49: At the Crack of Dawn

9/11/2017
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Episode 49: At the Crack of Dawn Recalling encounters with crack to what makes humans crack, Dr. Conover and Bryce talk about human differences, human motivations, as well as the role of fear in our lives. 2:36- Do you have any stories about crack? 6:34- What’s more important being a hard worker or being talented? 13:00- How are athletes different from the average man? 17:45- How does connecting with someone tell you about their view of the world? 20:00- How do you measure a good idea?...

Duration:00:44:46

Episode 48: Out to See

9/11/2017
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Episode 48: Out to See From iPhones to ceramic skull implants, technology is constantly evolving, but are we humans? Dr. Conover and Bryce pick a part this question and give us a glimpse into the complexities of the human mind and evolution. 3:38- Why do politicians act like savages on social media? 9:03- Does our biology alter our perspective? 17:10- What is the job of a psychologist/therapist? 20:40- Has reality been replaced by symbols? 22:30- Does our higher education system fall short?...

Duration:00:49:43

Episode 47: Sleepless, Heartless, Soulless

8/8/2017
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The definition of work is changing due to globalization and advances in technology. Dr. Conover and Bryce breakdown characteristics, success, and individuality and how they intertwine with your personal, as well as professional life. 3:27- What is a vacation for you? 10:31- What are the best predictors for academic performance and success? 19:30- What’s wrong with being different? 24:35- How can we improve our schools? 31:14- Why do we distort information and how can we change that? 43:25-...

Duration:00:53:45