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Jan 18, 2021

“Office Hours” — In this episode I answer your most commonly asked questions about science-supported tools for accessing more alertness, better learning, and quality sleep. I also cover when to exercise, time meals, and how to systematically vary your temperature to achieve specific effects on your nervous system.

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Timestamps below.

  • 0:00 - Introduction
  • 5:50 - Moonlight & Fire
  • 9:25 - Red Light: Good & Bad
  • 15:45 - Why Blue-Blockers Are Unscientific
  • 19:20 - Eyeglasses, Contact Lenses & Windows
  • 22:05 - Adding Up Your Lights
  • 24:30 - “Netflix Inoculation” With Light
  • 25:25 - How The Planet Controls Your Energy
  • 27:00 - A Season For Breeding (?)
  • 31:15 - Melatonin / Serotonin
  • 33:50 - Epinephrine vs Adrenaline: Same? Different?
  • 35:00 - Exercise & Your Sleep
  • 40:30 - Neuroplasticity & Food/Chemicals/NSDR
  • 44:10 - Using Sound & Smell To Learn Faster
  • 46:45 - Dream Meaning & Remembering
  • 48:15 - Waking Up Paralyzed
  • 49:40 - Nap/Focus Ratios For Accelerated Learning
  • 52:45 - Hypnotizing Yourself
  • 54:05 - Smart Drugs
  • 1:01:10 - Magnesium: Yay, Nay, or Meh?
  • 1:02:10 - How Apigenin Works
  • 1:04:30 - Serotonin: Slippery Slope
  • 1:05:35 - The Frog Experiment
  • 1:08:35 - Temperature
  • 1:10:30 - Morning Chills
  • 1:28:00 - Eating For Heating
  • 1:30:30 - Vagal Pathways For Gut-Brain Dialogue
  • 1:31:50 - Sex Differences
  • 1:33:50 - Self Experimentation

As always, thank you for your interest in science!

Please note that The Huberman Lab Podcast is distinct from Dr. Huberman's teaching and research roles at Stanford University School of Medicine. The information provided in this show is not medical advice, nor should it be taken or applied as a replacement for medical advice. The Huberman Lab Podcast, its employees, guests and affiliates assume no liability for the application of the information discussed.

[Title Card Photo Credit: Mike Blabac https://www.blabacphoto.com/]