Learning & Memory

In this episode with John Graham, we learn how he became a US memory champion, and we discover his amazing technique for training to perform under pressure.
02 Jul 2019

Thriving Under Pressure & Memory Techniques W/ John Graham, U.S. Memory Champion

Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are joined by John Graham. John is the most recent US memory champion, having won in 2018, he is an international Grand Master of Memory, and he also is the international coach for the entire Vietnamese memory team. Amazing, right? As if those are not already

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In this episode with Dr. Boris Konrad, we talk on the neuroscience behind memory, and we learn some new exciting things on the benefits of memory training.
25 Jun 2019

Dr. Boris Konrad On The Skill And Neuroscience Behind Memory Techniques

Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we have a special treat, as we are actually joined by a neuroscientist researcher and memory competitor. In fact, this is someone whose work we have been quoting for many years, improving the scientific validity for everything that we do in SuperHuman Academy. In case you’ve been

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20 Nov 2018

Special Episode #200: Hearing From You, Our Valued Listeners

Greetings, SuperFriends, and welcome to a very special episode, number #200, of The SuperHuman Academy Podcast! Can you all believe it’s already been 200 episodes? I certainly cannot! For this episode, we tried to put our heads together to think of another way to commemorate this massive milestone. Now, if you

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09 Oct 2018

Meditation And Optimizing Your Brain W/ Ariel Garten, Founder Of Muse

Greetings, SuperFriends! This week’s episode is a really interesting one, which I’m so happy we did! We are joined by Ariel Garten, a neuroscientist, an innovator, a mother, and an entrepreneur, whose driving purpose is to empower and help others overcome mental obstacles in order to live healthy, happy lives

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02 Oct 2018

Nelson Dellis On Teaching And On How To Turn Failures Into Fuel

Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are re-joined by Nelson Dellis. And this is a big deal, not just because Nelson is the 4-time USA Memory Champion, but because he was the 5th ever episode guest on this show! I think I’ve gotten a lot better at interviewing since then. Nelson, on the

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04 Sep 2018

Tackling One Learning Challenge After The Other W/ Max Hertan

Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are joined by Max Hertan, a serial learner. Basically, here’s his story. Max built up an award-winning 7-figure digital marketing agency, Megaphone, and started investing in startups, but, along the way, he, like me, started wondering “Hey, what do I get to learn and how do I

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In this episode with Julie Dirksen, we discuss the techniques and challenges of instructional design, also known as designing experiences to teach others.
28 Aug 2018

How To Design Experiences That Help People Learn W/ Julie Dirksen

Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are joined by Julie Dirksen. Julie is a learning strategist and an instructional designer, who focuses on the science of sustainable behavior change. The truth is, though, Ι was so fascinated by the learning how to learn aspect and the instructional design that we actually got to the

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29 May 2018

Tim Urban On Elon Musk, Learning, Procrastination, and Changing The Blogging Paradigm

Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we are joined by one of my personal heroes, someone whose work I’ve admired for years, and someone who has really shaped my thinking on a lot of different topics, ranging from A.I., Elon Musk, and electric cars, to the history of the universe and space travel.

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As one of the best ways to learn is by example, in this episode we spotlight the life of a real-world SuperLearner, Richard Feynman, theoretical physicist and Nobel-prize winner. Listen to this episode to find out about a man who, using SuperLearning, changed the world in various disciplines.
03 Apr 2018

SuperLearner Spotlight: Richard Feynman

Greetings, SuperFriends! Welcome to a special episode of the Becoming SuperHuman podcast. I’m calling this episode special because it’s a little bit of a different format, once again. If you guys liked the episode where I focused in and explored a specific skill, did a spotlight if you will, then

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Speed reading is a controversial topic, and there are many papers either proving or disproving it. In this episode, I wanted to analyze one of the most prominent studies against speed reading. The fun part is that I ended up agreeing with 70%-80% of its content. How can that be? Check out this episode to find out more!
27 Feb 2018

Is Speed Reading a Hoax?

Greetings, SuperFriends! This week we are going to dive into a rather controversial topic, one that people have brought up to me for years. That is, is speed reading a hoax, or is it the real deal? You know, over the last few years that I’ve been teaching accelerated learning

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