Habit is the topic at hand for our inaugural episode of 2016. Postdoctoral Research Associate Jen Labrecque joins Jesse for an in-depth look at habit and human behavior. Tune in to find out more about habit formation, the power of environmental cues, and ideal ways to implement changes in your habits — for New Years Resolutions and beyond.
Elsewhere in the episode, Jesse offers some good news for those who want to boost their long-term memory without supplements, without mnemonic tricks, and without extra time for sleep. Is this even possible? According to new research: Yes. And it’s surprisingly simple — but you’ll have to listen to find out.
|0:41||Jesse welcomes you aboard the first episode of 2016.|
|1:38||This Week In Neuroscience:Long term memory and sleep.|
|3:29||The audience interaction section.|
|5:41||Jesse introduces Dr. Jen Labrecque.|
|6:56||A little bit of background on habits.|
|7:35||Definition of habits.|
|10:10||Quitting a bad habit vs forming a new good habit.|
|12:09||Mechanism of habits and addiction within our brain.|
|13:21||Willpower as a deplete able resource.|
|16:06||Goals vs resolutions.|
|18:27||Complexity of behavior and habits.|
|20:46||Environmental cues and habits.|
|22:38||Optimum method to develop new habits.|
|23:52||Time required to establish a new habit.|
|26:38||The Popcorn Study.|
|28:23||Conclusion and actionable takeaways.|
|31:23||Ruthless Listener Retention Gimmick: Jesse's New Year resolution.|
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