Neuroscience Meets Social and Emotional Learning

By Andrea Samadi

We provide tools, resources and ideas for parents, teachers and employees to improve well-being, achievement and productivity using simple neuroscience as it relates to our cognitive (the skills our brain uses to think, read, remember, pay attention), social and interpersonal relationships (with ourselves and others) and emotional learning (where we recognize and manage our emotions, demonstrate empathy and cope with frustration and stress). Season 1: Provides you with the tools, resources and ideas to implement proven strategies backed by the most current neuroscience research to help you to achieve the long-term gains of implementing a social and emotional learning program in your school, or emotional intelligence program in your workplace. Season 2: Features high level guests who tie in social, emotional and cognitive strategies for high performance in schools, sports and the workplace. Season 3: Ties in some of the top motivational business books and guest with the most current brain research to take your results and productivity to the next level. Season 4: Brings in positive mental health and wellness strategies to help cope with the stresses of life, improving cognition, productivity and results. Season 5: Continues with the theme of mental health and well-being with strategies for implementing practical neuroscience to improve results for schools, sports and the workplace.

  1. 1.
    Brain Fact Friday on "Transforming the Mind Using Athletics and Neuroscience"
  2. 2.
    Naperville Central High School's Paul Zeintarski on "Transforming Students Using Physical Education and Neuroscience"
  3. 3.
    Personal Review of the Fisher Wallace Wearable Medical Device for Anxiety, Depression and Sleep/Stress Management.
  4. 4.
    Brain Fact Friday on "The Key Ingredients of Learning with the Brain in Mind."
  5. 5.
    Deep Dive into Best-Selling Author John J. Ratey's Books "Spark, Go Wild and Driven to Distraction."
  6. 6.
    Brain Fact Friday on "The Damaging Impact of Sugar on the Brain and Body."
  7. 7.
    Best Selling Author John J. Ratey, MD on "The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain"
  8. 8.
    Denise Cooper on 30 Years of Executive Level Talent Development with "Remarkable Leadership Lessons"
  1. 9.
    Brain Fact Friday on "Building a Faster, Stronger, Resilient Brain, by Understanding Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF)"
  2. 10.
    Founder of Athlinks, Troy Busot on "Launching a Successful Business, Health and Chasing 50"
  3. 11.
    Brain Fact Friday on "Training Your Brain to Self-Regulate Automatic Negative Thoughts and Emotions"
  4. 12.
    Resiliency Expert and Author Horacio Sanchez on "Finding Solutions to The Poverty Problem"
  5. 13.
    Brain Fact Friday on "Using the Reticular Activating System to Set Your Intent and Achieve it!"
  6. 14.
    World renowned Neuroscientist Dr. Caroline Leaf on "Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess: 5 Simple, Scientifically Proven Steps to Reduce Anxiety and Toxic Thinking."
  7. 15.
    Achieving Quantum Leap Results Using Price Pritchett's "You Squared" Principles
  8. 16.
    CEO of Fisher Wallace Laboratories Kelly Roman on "Wearable Medical Devices for Anxiety, Depression, and Sleep/Stress Management"
  9. 17.
    Behavior Analyst and Author Jessica Minahan on her book "The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students"
  10. 18.
    Review of Neuroscientist and Best-Selling Author Dr. Caroline Leaf's "Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess" Coming March 2nd!
  11. 19.
    Dr. Kelley Munger and Megan Marcus from FuelEd Schools "Developing Emotionally Intelligent Educators Who Create Relationship-Driven Schools"
  12. 20.
    Sleep Scientist Antonio Zadra on "When Brains Dream: Exploring the Science and Mystery of Sleep."
  13. 21.
    The Neuroscience of Leadership: 3 Ways to Reset, Recharge and Refuel Your Brain for Your Best Year Ever
  14. 22.
    Aneesh Chaudhry on "Mental Health, Well-Being and Meditation: Overcoming Addiction Using Your Brain"
  15. 23.
    Lessons Learned From Our FIRST 100 Episodes
  16. 24.
    Professor Mary Helen Immordino-Yang on "The Neuroscience of Social and Emotional Learning"
  17. 25.
    Irene Lyon, Msc on "The Science Behind Trauma and a Healthy Immune System for an Improved Life"
  18. 26.
    BONUS Episode "A Deep Dive into the Top 5 Health Staples" and Review of Seasons 1-4
  19. 27.
    Dr. Dawson Church on "The Science Behind Using Meditation: Rewiring Your Brain for Happiness."
  20. 28.
    Kirun Goy and Samuel Holston from the Brain Tools Podcast on "The Neuroscience Behind our Habits, Addictions, Love/Fears."
  21. 29.
    Dr. Daniel Stickler on "Expanding Awareness for Limitless Peak Performance, Health, Longevity and Intelligence."
  22. 30.
    Dr. Sandy Gluckman on "Reversing Children's Behavior and Mood Problems by Treating Root Causes."
  23. 31.
    Personal Trainer and Fitness Model Jason Wittrock on "Nutrition, Intermittent Fasting and the Ketogenic Diet."
  24. 32.
    Dr. Momo Vuyisich on "Improving the Health of Your Microbiome, Preventing and Reversing Chronic Disease."
  25. 33.
    Author and Neuroscience Educator Sarah Peyton on "Brain Network Theory, Default Mode Network, Anxiety and Emotion Regulation."
  26. 34.
    Behavior Experts Drs. Jessica and John Hannigan on "SEL From a Distance: Tools and Processes from Anytime, Anywhere."
  27. 35.
    Host of the Live Great Lifestyle Podcast, Luke DePron on "Neuroscience, Health, Fitness and Growth."
  28. 36.
    President of Wave Neuroscience Dr. Erik Won on "Ground-Breaking Technology That is Changing the Future of Mental Health"
  29. 37.
    Neuroscientist Andrew Newberg M.D. on Demystifying the Human Brain with "Neurotheology, Spect Scans and Strategies for the Aging Brain."
  30. 38.
    "The Top 5 Brain Health and Alzheimer's Prevention Strategies" with Andrea Samadi
  31. 39.
    University of Phoenix President Peter Cohen on "A Positive Vision for K-12 and Higher Ed Campuses"
  32. 40.
    Neuroscientist Dr. Sarah McKay on "High-Performing Brain Health Strategies That We Should All Know About and Implement"
  33. 41.
    BRAIN SCAN RESULTS "How a Spect Scan Can Change Your Life" with Andrea Samadi PART 3
  34. 42.
    What is a SPECT Brain Scan and How Exactly Can it Change Your Life? with Andrea Samadi PART 2
  35. 43.
    "How a Brain Scan Changed My Brain and Life" with Doug Sutton: PART 1
  36. 44.
    Critical Thinking and the Brain with Andrea Samadi
  37. 45.
    Harvard's Samantha Wettje on "Mitigating the Negative Effects of ACES" with her 16 Strong Project.
  38. 46.
    Brain-Based Learning Author Eric Jensen on "Strategies for Reversing the Impact of Poverty and Stress on Student Learning"
  39. 47.
    Award Winning Author David A. Sousa on "How the Brain Learns"
  40. 48.
    University Professors and Authors Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey on "Developing and Delivering High Quality Distance Learning for Students."
  41. 49.
    Speaker and Writer Michael B. Horn on "Using a Positive Lens to Explore Change and the Future of Education."
  42. 50.
    Director of Rutgers SEL and Character Development Lab, Maurice J. Elias on "Boosting Emotional Intelligence Through Sports, Academics and Character."

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