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TFPP 031: Professor Michael Graziano- A New theory of Consciousness

By February 8, 2016 No Comments

michael-grazianoDr. Michael Graziano is a professor of psychology and neuroscience at Princeton university, and the author of several books on consciousness and countless peer reviewed articles. He is also a composer, a novelist and a ventriloquist.

Few neuroscientists have so boldly dived into the topic of spirituality. He is the author of God Soul Mind Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Reflections on the Spirit World.

In his latest book, Consciousness & the Social Brain Graziano presents an audacious theory on consciousness. This theory has attracted a fair amount of controversy, and in this podcast Michael lays it out simply, and explains how using a puppet monkey named Kevin, and the ability to ventriloquise, helps him understand and explain this theory. Watch him do this here. 

I really enjoyed this free-flowing conversation that spans flow states, creativity, non-optimal mind states, bystander effect, and of course puppetry. Stick around until the end, as Michael provides a very interesting strategy for tapping into peak creative states.

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Jiro Taylor

Author Jiro Taylor

I'm the founder of Flowstate and the host of FlowTribe. I'm on a mission to live in the flow of life and contribute to this beautiful planet we live on. My work is in helping others achieve sustainable inner growth, and working with CEO's and businesses to optimise meaning, performance and positive impact. Personally, I find my flow through writing, coaching founders, and playing in the oceans, jungles and forests of the world.

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