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The Boundless Body is a podcast with Somatic Psychologist Brian Tierney, a multidisciplinary researcher, neuroscience professor, and psychotherapist in private practice.

Dr B does his interviews in the spirit of interdisciplinary inquiry and though he is a specialist in trauma resolution and bodymind therapies. This interests range widely from the sciences of molecular biology and embryology to archaeology, physics, sociology, and the expressive arts.

what can a body do?

Scientists, clinicians, artists, and philosophers are interviewed by Dr B with the intention of creating innovative ways of connecting ideas together for the delight and transformative learning of the audience.

The Boundless Body is a place to reflect on the simple and penetratingly complex question:

what can a body do?

Somatic psychology has a long history of articulating how bodies get bound and tangled up by social repression/oppression, trauma, and mental suffering, as well as an enduring interest about how bodies can be supported to unwind and break free from these thorny entanglements.

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This conversation delves into human behavior, featuring two psychotherapists with differing perspectives on archetypes, yet finding common ground in mystical experiences and the placebo effect. With unfiltered charm, Susan Blackmore adds a delightful and synchronistic touch to this engaging discussion.

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Susan Blackmore: https://www.susanblackmore.uk/ Dr. Brian Tierney: https://somaticdoctor.com/ Book a Free Consultation with Dr. B: https://somaticdoctor.com/contact/#sm… Sign Up for our Newsletter: https://somaticdoctor.com/contact/#sm… Chapters 00:00 Introduction to Susan Blackmore 03:07 Exploring the Power of Memes and Memeplexes 09:20 The Influence of Religion as a Memeplex 26:14 The Origins of Language and Imitation 36:50 The Collective Experience of Tingles and Awe 38:16 From Paranormal Beliefs to a Naturalistic Understanding of Consciousness 46:58 Challenges in Replicating Paranormal Phenomena 53:23 The Power of the Placebo Effect and Synchronicity 01:00:39 Psychedelics: Disrupting Habitual Thinking and the Default Mode Network

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