Spinning Logic #134 – Shonagh Home

Spinning Logic #134 – Shonagh Home

Shonagh Home is a Shamanic Therapist, teacher, writer, and poet. She specializes in assisting her clients to break chronic, self-defeating patterns, and gain back control of their life, mind, and spirit. Today we talk about some of the benefits of plant and fungi medicine and discuss how she guides her clients through her own unique path of healing. Guest: Connect with Shonagh Home by going to her site, shonaghhome.com, connecting with her on Facebook, and check out her books. Show Notes: • Spinning Logic #118 – Angela Gallo • Water Birth • Don’t believe the American Heart Assn. — butter, steak and coconut oil aren’t likely to kill you • Psilocybe cubensis • Magic Mushrooms in Religion and Alchemy • James Arthur : Mushrooms and Mankind • Viktor...
Spinning Logic #133 – Thomas Seyfried

Spinning Logic #133 – Thomas Seyfried

Thomas Seyfried is Professor of Biology at Boston College where his research is exploring new alternative methods of treating and managing chronic diseases such as epilepsy and cancer. He wrote the groundbreaking treatise, “Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: on the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer”, and he joins us today to discuss non-toxic ways to treat, manage and prevent disease. Guest: Connect with Thomas Seyfried by reading his book Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: on the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer and be sure to watch his talks on Youtube and follow him on the Twitters, @tnseyfried Show Notes: • Tripping over the Truth: How the Metabolic Theory of Cancer Is Overturning One of Medicine’s Most Entrenched Paradigms • Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: on the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer • United States incarceration rate • Glutamine: A novel approach to chemotherapy-induced toxicity • Could a Change in Diet Cure Your Dog’s Cancer? • Single Cause Single Cure...
Spinning Logic #132 – Erik Vance

Spinning Logic #132 – Erik Vance

Erik Vance is a writer whose work focuses on the human element of science. He has written for the New York Times, Scientific American and National geographic to name a few. He is the author of the book “Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain’s Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal.” In this podcast we discuss the power (and limitations!) of the placebo effect, why science focuses on the mechanism over the miracle of it and how it will play a huge part in the future of medicine. Guest: Connect with Erik Vance on the Twitters @ErikVance and check out his book Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain’s Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal. Show Notes: • TED TALK • Your body language may shape who you are • Clever Hans • Placebo by proxy: the effect of parents’ beliefs on therapy for children’s temper tantrums. • False Memory • Hippocratic Oath • Broken heart syndrome • Timeline: the Kennedy Curse • A Dad Takes His Son To The Doctor And Discovers Fear Of Vaccines • Zipf’s Law • In the Depths of the Oceans, Human Activities Are Beginning to Take Their Toll • In Search of the Lost Empire of the...
Spinning Logic #131 – Denis Noble

Spinning Logic #131 – Denis Noble

Denis Noble is Emeritus Professor of Cardiovascular Physiology at Oxford University. He developed the first viable mathematical model of the working heart. He has been listed as one of the top 100 scientists and a pioneer in the field of Systems biology. His most recent book “The Music of Life” tackles the big issue of how biologists should seek to understand life itself. In this podcast we discuss the rhythms of life itself, the intelligence of evolution and the question of ‘self’. Guest: Connect with Denis Noble by reading The Music of Life – Biology Beyond Genes & Dance to the Tune of Life. Show Notes: • The Blind Watchmaker • Hippocampus • How trees talk to each other • Differential Equation • Rhythms of Life Conference • Oxford Trobadors • Human Genome Project • 23andME.com • The Music of Life – Biology Beyond Genes • Dance to the Tune of...