Nov 23, 2021
Dr. Sidarta Ribeiro is an award-winning neuroscientist, author, and Founder of the Brain Institute at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil, where he is also a professor of neuroscience.
In this episode, we discuss how dreams have influenced human evolution, the connection between sleep and learning, and how to cultivate a rich dream life.
He gives his top tips for how to get a better night’s sleep and stresses the importance of sharing our dreams with others.
0:00 | Introduction to Sidarta Ribeiro, PhD
3:09 | History of Sleep and Dreams
5:56 | Problem with Not Paying Attention to Dreams
7:27 | Purpose of Dreams
13:45 | How Sleep Made Humans a Dominate Species
22:17 | How to Cultivate a Dream Life
27:38 | Interpreting Meaning of Dreams
36:23 | Collective Dreams Have Changed During Covid
37:48 | Sleep Tips - How to Get a Better Night’s Sleep
41:43 | Are Naps Good?
42:55 | Connection Between Sleep, Memory and Learning
46:13 | Too Much Sleep?
49:51 | Rapid Fire Questions