In this episode, meet Madeleine Ryan, author of A Room Called Earth, Christine Gutierrez, author of I Am Diosa, and David Eagleman, author of Livewired. The human brain is a fascinating world unto itself, and each one of these authors takes a deep dive into that ever-changing neuro-landscape, exploring how our biology and our psyches process the world. Go behind the mic to hear their varied perspectives and listen to clips from their audiobooks; the experience may just get you thinking more about how you think.
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From the inimitable mind of Madeleine Ryan, an outspoken advocate for neurodiversity, A Room Called Earth is a magical and miraculous adventure inside the mind of an autistic woman. Humorous and heartwarming, and brimming with joy, this hyper-saturated celebration of acceptance is a testament to moving through life without fear, and to opening ourselves up to a new way of relating to one another.
In this fiercely inspiring audiobook, psychotherapist Christine Gutierrez welcomes women to join her in healing the wounds from past hurt to reclaim their worth and come back home to their true self and soul. From stories of resilience, to mantras, meditations, and guided journaling prompts, this audiobook gives women the tools they need to honor their sacred feminine and become who they were always meant to be.
In Livewired, you will surf the leading edge of neuroscience atop the anecdotes and metaphors that have made David Eagleman one of the best scientific translators of our generation. Covering decades of research to the present day, Livewired also presents new discoveries from EaglemanÔÇÖs own laboratory, from synesthesia to dreaming to wearable neurotech devices that revolutionize how we think about the senses.
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