Gladden Longevity

Unlocking Brain Fitness with Light & Sound Technology – Episode 177

Do you know strategies to maintain mental clarity, tips for memory retention, and how to improve cognitive health? Join Dr. Jeffrey Gladden and Dr. Patrick Porter in this episode of the Gladden Longevity Podcast. In late 2020, Patrick K. Porter, Ph.D., was the honored recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Interdisciplinary Association of Functional Neurosciences and Rehabilitation (IAFNR), and for good reason. Over a career spanning more than three decades, Dr. Porter has been on the cutting edge of brainwave entrainment technology. Dr. Porter is widely recognized as an award-winning author, educator, consultant, researcher, entrepreneur, and speaker. His newest brain-training platform, BrainTap, is distinctively designed to activate the brain’s neuroplasticity. The BrainTap headset uses light & sound technology combined with Dr. Porter’s proprietary guided visualization audio-sessions to help people achieve brain fitness, overcome stress, lose weight, stop smoking, manage pain, accelerate learning, enjoy superb sleep, and make many lifestyle improvements.
This episode discusses how to optimize brain function and maintain cognitive health.  They also delve deeper into how to maintain cognitive health and optimize brain function as you age, the latest research on brain fitness and healthy aging, and how brainwave entrainment and other technologies support healthy brain function as you age. Listen to find out more.

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Show Notes:

Dr. Gladden shares how fascinating listening to this conversation will be for the listener. (00:59) 
Dr. Gladden welcomes Patrick Porter, Ph.D., to the show and shares some details. (2:00) 
Dr. Gladden shares that at twelve, a child is still malleable and also can take action. (3:55) 
Patrick recounts how he decided he wanted to captain a football team and how his dad helped him put it into action. (5:00) 
Patrick discloses that his mother got into nutrition and shares how it helped the family. (7:02) 
Patrick notes that, as kids, they discovered how sugar impacted performance. (10:02) 
Patrick reveals that he graduated with a degree in Christian Counseling. (12:43) 
Patrick says, at times, it’s not what you are eating but what is eating you. (14:44) 
Dr. Gladden describes what NLP is all about. (17:02) 
Patrick explains that people don’t believe until you show them evidence of what is happening. (19:22) 
Patrick says if you want to bring light into the brain, the eyes are the brain. (21:36) 
Dr. Gladden says that sometimes he has a hard time meditating. (23:54) 
Patrick implies that we are so negative because we survived. (25:45) 
Patrick expresses that an hour could feel like a minute in a meditative state. (27:14) 
Dr. Gladden questions Patrick about the utility of BrainTap in putting one in a flow state. (29:49) 
Dr. Gladden seeks to know if using BrainTap with other things could augment its benefits. (32:56) 
Dr. Gladden mentions some of the things that go with dementia. (34:35) 
Patrick shares how the brain is an energy hub. (36:27) 
Patrick emphasizes that if you think there is only one way to do things, your brain will unwire itself. (38:00) 
Patrick shares that you need to eat healthily and that you also need rest and recovery. (41:13) 
Patrick notes that people who are afraid of speaking are stressed, and they can’t speak. (44:10) 
Patrick points out that playing the guitar is a whole-brain state. (46:29) 
Dr. Gladden clarifies if BrainTap has over a thousand programs. (48:29) 
Dr. Gladden clarifies if the BrainTap programs are symptom-related. (50:12) 
Patrick believes that sleep is one of our superpowers. (54:30) 
Dr. Gladden notes that so many people start to lose their sense of balance as they age. (57:34) 
Dr. Gladden thanks Patrick for coming on the show. (1:00:54) 

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