You can learn things 250% faster by unlocking your ‘flow state.’
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To achieve peak performance, we must learn to get the biology to work for rather than against.
There is a very tight coupling between the psychology and the physiology. We can pre-wire the brains in a way that enhances the physiology and boosts performance.
This helps enter a state of flow, in which we experience an optimized state of consciousness where we feel and perform the best.
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About Steven Kotler: StevenKotler is a New York Times bestselling author, an award-winning journalist, and the Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance. He is the author of ten bestsellers (out of thirteen books total), including The Art of Impossible, The Future Is Faster Than You Think, Stealing Fire, The Rise of Superman, Bold and Abundance. His work has been nominated for two Pulitzer Prizes, translated into over 40 languages, and appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, TIME and the Harvard Business Review. Steven is also the cohost of Flow Research Collective Radio, a top ten iTunes science podcast. Along with his wife, author Joy Nicholson, he is the co-founder of the Rancho de Chihuahua, a hospice and special needs dog sanctuary.
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