How Metabolism Really Works & Why Humans Fight and Go to War
There is an often-quoted study about the importance of goal setting and success that happened at Yale University in 1953. This episode begins with an explanation of why you should NOT pay attention to this study at all. https://www.fastcompany.com/27953/if-your-goal-success-dont-consult-these-gurus
Everyone knows what causes people to gain weight and lose weight - and, it turns out, everybody is wrong! That’s according to Herman Pontzer. Herman is one of the foremost researchers in human metabolism and author of the book Burn: New Research Blows the Lid Off How We Really Burn Calories, Lose Weight, and Stay Healthy (https://amzn.to/3cdjiOQ). Listen as he explains why some people are naturally thin while others struggle with weight and why the role of exercise is totally misunderstood when it comes to losing weight.
When you stop and think about it - war is really senseless. Yet for centuries, humans have been fighting and killing each other in war for all kinds of reasons. No country or civilization has gone to war without doing great harm to itself. So why do we do it? Listen to some fascinating insight on this from Mike Martin, visiting research fellow at the Department of War Studies, King's College in London and author of the book, Why We Fight (https://amzn.to/3cf17s2)
What does it take to be a champion? Talent helps for sure. However, no champion in sports or music - or anything has ever made it to the top of their game without following two simple rules. Listen as I explain what they are. Source: Daniel Coyle author of The Talent Code (https://amzn.to/3smZBd6)
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