Our brain – it dictates every decision we make, but how much do we really know about how it works? Neurologist Dr. Sid Warrier feels strongly about the need to educate young people about the workings of the brain. According to his research, understanding how our brains work can help us design our lives for greater productivity and more happiness. On this episode of Take aPause, Varun quizzes Sid on topics such as our inability to control our emotions, the effect of social media on our decision-making abilities, how the lack of exercise can deprive our brain, and why we struggle with forming healthy habits. There’s lots to unpack in this episode!
Mumbai-based doctor and neurologist, Siddharth Warrier holds an MD Medicine degree and has completed his DM Neurology. He has a YouTube channel on which he explores mental health and human behaviour in an effort to bring neuroscience to the mainstream conversation and destigmatize mental health.
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“Take apause with Varun Duggirala” ( previously “The Varun Duggi show”) is a twice a week podcast that’s meant to enable its listeners to take a pause amidst the chaos of their daily lives to learn tools, embrace ideas and soak in concepts that will help them find motivation, build the right mindset and perform at their best. Varun also occasionally taps into the minds of truly interesting people to give listeners a learn from and use in their work, life and everything in-between.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/take-a-pause-varun-duggi/message