The Importance Of Good Sleep

Matthew Walker the Founder of the Center for Human Sleep Science drops an endless string of fascinating and practical knowledge about the importance of sleep and how good rest can transform your quality of life.

Motivation For Exercise

Joe gives a motivational speech about discipline, exercise, the value of being healthy and how our instincts work against us when facing discomfort.

The Brain: The Story of You

David Eagleman's short book is a fantastic introduction to understanding how your brain shapes the reality you perceive. It breaks down different components of reality and our senses and explains whats going on in the mind. Great introductory book, essential reading If you have never come across this sort of information before.

Thinking Fast And Slow

Diving deeper into the mind and how it works, this book breaks down the thinking mechanisms of the mind and gives us a deeper understanding of what part of ourselves our of are own making and what parts are more automated than we realise. Citing lots of scientific studies, Daniel Kahneman reveals many misconceptions we face in everyday life. I would recommend reading the book over the audiobook here which is a little drab.

Everything Is A Remix

A fantastic documentary that may reshape your perspective on what "copying" is and the the nature of "originality". Culture, art, music and so much more of what we experience and create is built of the back of what came before it. This documentary gives a deeper understanding to the timeless quote "we stand on the shoulders of giants". You can watch the original series here on the official website.

Sugar Is Not A Treat

Educate yourself on what happens to your body when you eat sugar. Over time sugary foods have become more commonplace in the average deit. We are starting to really learn and understand about the negative effects of processed sugar in our diets and this video has fantastic information and some ideas for you on how to cut down.

Conspiracy Theories

Take a step back from the information at hand and learn about your perceptions and cognitive biases. Conspiracy theories often fall to the mercy of correlation without causation and this video outlines some principles to help you understand how your own thoughts and feelings may deceive you.

Social Media Manipulation

Destin of Smarter Every Day has put together a fantastic three part series looking at the reality of social media manipulation. Everyone existing online should be weary of the environment we engage with. We will at one time or another encounter comments, videos, even memes made by individuals with an intent to influence your thoughts through deceptive tactics.