Bloom Where You Are Rooted: What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Harnessing Passion and Productivity with Lisa Feldman Barrett Ph.D. & Carson Tate

Lisa Feldman Barrett Ph.D. & Carson Tate

What actions do you take to keep your brain healthy? Is it stepping away from your desk for a few minutes to clear your head? Do you take a walk when posed with what seems like an impossible task? If you do, you are actively giving your brain time to process the issue. It can lead to increased productivity and overall happiness in your work. To gather information about the heart and soul of how and why we work, Positive Psychology Podcast Host Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with two women who have harnessed the power of their productivity. Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett is a neuroscientist, psychologist, and author who dispels some popular brain myths and discusses the content of her newest book, Seven and A Half Lessons About the Brain. Carson Tate works with international organizations to help employees attain contentment and joy in their work. Her book, Own It, Love It, Make It Work: How to Make Any Job Your Dream Job, can be used as a guidebook for the new world of work.


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About Lisa’s guests: 

LISA FELDMAN BARRETT, Ph.D., has received numerous scientific awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship in neuroscience and an NIH Director's Pioneer Award. She is a University Distinguished Professor at Northeastern University, with appointments at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. She is the author of the bestselling book, How Emotions are Made (2017). 

Book: Seven and A Half Lessons About the Brain

Carson Tate works with organizations of all sizes around the world to help them improve the engagement of their employees, the productivity of their workforces, and the efficacy of their leadership. She holds a BA in Psychology from Washington and Lee University, and a Masters in Organization Development. 

Book: Own It, Love It, Make It Work: How to Make Any Job Your Dream Job


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