New book from NYT bestselling author Lewis Howes is now available!

New book from NYT bestselling author Lewis Howes is now available!

 

Dr. Charan Ranganath

#1 Memory Expert: The No.1 Thing That Weakens Your Brain

"Curiosity opens up a window of plasticity, allowing us to learn and remember better."

In this episode of The School of Greatness, Lewis interviews Dr. Charan Ranganath, a renowned expert in neuroscience and author of “Why We Remember: Unlocking Memory’s Power to Hold On to What Matters.” They delve into the fascinating world of memory, discussing how memories shape our identity, guide our choices, and enrich our experiences. Dr. Ranganath shares insights on enhancing memory retention, the impact of emotions on what we remember, and practical tips for keeping our minds sharp throughout life. The conversation also touches on the power of moods to affect memory, the importance of context in recalling memories, and how to use mental time travel to transform negative memories into meaningful ones.

 

Buy his book for yourself and a friend! Why We Remember: Unlocking Memory’s Power to Hold on to What Matters

 

"Your memories are selective and the memories that we find depend on how we're searching."@CharanRanganath  

And now let’s jump into episode 1632 of The School of Greatness!

 

"Memory is not photographic; it's like a painting. It's a construction of reality."@CharanRanganath  

Some Questions I Ask:

  • How do we use our memories to shape our identities and create more abundance in our lives?
  • Can you explain how our mood and emotional state affect the memories we recall?
  • What are some practical tips for enhancing memory retention throughout our lives?
  • How can we use mental time travel to transform negative memories into empowering ones?
  • What impact does context have on our ability to recall memories?
  • How can curiosity and novelty improve our memory and learning?
  • What are the common habits that negatively impact our brain health and memory?
  • Can you explain the relationship between sleep and memory?
  • How do social interactions and engagement affect our memory and brain health?
  • What are your thoughts on the role of imagination in predicting and creating our future?

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How to enhance memory retention and keep your mind sharp throughout life.
  • The impact of emotions on what we remember and how to use this to your advantage.
  • Practical tips for transforming negative memories into empowering ones.
  • The importance of context and perspective in recalling memories.
  • Strategies for using curiosity and imagination to improve memory and learning.
  • Plus much more…

Show Notes:

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