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SKATEBOARDING THOUGHTS WITH A NEUROSCIENTIST

Sharing this skate + neuroscience interview originally published on June 14, 2021. One of my fave interviews from JENKEM Magazine. 'Andrew Huberman is a neuroscientist and tenured professor at Stanford that grew up skating San Francisco's Embarcadero. Andrew’s research touches on fear responses, as well as sleep and dream states and how they relate to learning. We called him up to share some groundbreaking findings that we and professional skateboarder Karl Watson felt other skaters could greatly benefit from.


Interview by: Karl Watson (@karl_watson_) Edited by: Rob Fraebel (@Nobington)

Produced by: Karl Watson & Ian Michna (@ian.michna)'



TIMESTAMPS FOR THE VIDEO

1:21 Andrew’s background and mission.

3:13 Skateboarding’s connection to science.

4:12 Why are somedays better than others?

5:06 Breathing techniques to remain calm.

7:10 How do you get over fear?

8:31 Dopamine in skateboarding.

11:05 Learning tricks in your dreams.

12:19 How do you not let fear get to you?

14:14 Muscle memory is a myth.

14:46 Are skaters better off in society?

16:40 How to slide into Andrew’s DMs.

Here is the link to the JENKEM article:


Find out more about Andrew Huberman's work on sharing his neuroscience research and thoughts made available to the public through the Huberman Lab. + www.instagram.com/hubermanlab + www.youtube.com/@hubermanlab



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