Title: How To Stay Calm When You Know You’ll Be Stressed

The Lesson: We all know the effects of stress – an elevated heart rate, sweaty palms, and clouded thinking that won’t let us think efficiently. So is there any way to avoid losing our rationality when our brain starts stressing out?

Notable Excerpt: “We all are going to fail now and then – the idea is to think ahead to what those failures might be.”

The Speaker: Dr. Daniel Levitin is a neuroscientist, author, and musician who has done work with top Ivy League schools and Silicon Valley think tanks. In addition to writing three bestselling books, he has also worked as an audio consultant for several Grateful Dead and Steely Dan records.

Books: His critically-acclaimed books include “This is Your Brain on Music: The Science of Human Obsession”; “The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload”; and “Weaponized Lies: How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era”.

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