Steven Kotler: “The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance”

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As the author of The Rise of Superman and co-founder of the Flow Genome Project, Steven Kotler is one of the world’s leading experts on ultimate human performance. In this riveting talk, he provides a stunning tour of current research, primarily focusing on “flow states”—an optimal state of consciousness where we both feel our best… Read more »

Flow 101: 5 of the World’s Best Athletes Reveal the Secrets of the Zone

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image | In the first episode of The Rise of Superman video series, some masters of flow — including Travis Rice, Jimmy Chin, Chase Jarvis, Mike Horn, Dean Potter, Danny Way and Ian Walsh — talk about what the flow experience is like for them. SUBSCRIBE: About The Author: Steven Kotler is a New… Read more »

Your Brain on Flow: Travis Rice, Robbie Maddison & others discuss ultimate human performance.

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image | Action sports superstars including Robbie Maddison, Jimmy Chin, Travis Rice, Dean Potter, Danny Way and Mike Horn join author Steven Kotler to go deeper into the science and neurochemistry of how flow states are triggered, and their effects on your brain. SUBSCRIBE: About The Author: Steven Kotler is a New York Times… Read more »

How Flow Drives Creative Genius | The Rise of Superman – featuring Chase Jarvis

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image | Renowned artist and photographer Chase Jarvis stars in the third episode of The Rise of Superman video series. This episode explores how flow drives the creative process. Flow states silence our inner critic, allowing radical new ideas and ways of thinking to emerge. ORDER THE RISE OF SUPERMAN BOOK NOW: SUBSCRIBE:… Read more »

Flow and Ultimate Human Performance | The Rise of Superman

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image | The final video of series celebrates the book’s launch by exploring the core message: Flow is a path that anyone can take toward accelerated learning, increased focus and higher performance. Flow hackers including explorer Mike Horn, photographer Chase Jarvis, and athletes Robbie Maddison and Danny Way use their insights to bridge the gap… Read more »

The Rise of Superman Official Trailer

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image | Over the past 30 years, skiers, snowboarders, surfers and other action sports athletes have pushed human performance farther and faster than at any other point in the 150,000-year history of our species. This video examines how flow enables the groundbreaking leaps in ultimate human performance made by surfers, skateboarders, skiers, rock climbers and… Read more »

How Far Will You Go for Greatness? – The Dark Side of Flow | Rise of Superman

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image | Flow is a powerful force for human achievement, but flow states also hide a dark side. The neurochemicals underpinning flow have all the addictive power of drugs, and the drive to achieve these seemingly super-human feats sometimes brings athletes face to face with their limits. Episode 4 of The Rise of Superman video… Read more »

The Mind – Alan Watts

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Alan Watts speaks on worrying and compulsive thinking. Audio Courtesy of Alan Music Used: Calm Cinematic Orchestral Underscore… Meditation Guide:… Meditation and its benefits:……… Meditation techniques:… Transcendental Meditation:……

Symphony of Science – ‘The Unbroken Thread’ (ft. Attenborough, Goodall, Sagan)

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MP3: “The Unbroken Thread” is the fourth video in the Symphony of Science series, and it features David Attenborough, Jane Goodall, and Carl Sagan. The clips used in this installment come from Carl Sagan’s Cosmos, David Attenborough’s Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life, The Life of Mammals, The Living Planet, BBC Life, XVIVO… Read more »