Change Your Brain: Neuroscientist Dr. Andrew Huberman | Rich Roll Podcast

Change Your Brain: Neuroscientist Dr. Andrew Huberman | Rich Roll Podcast

Thanks for watching! Read all about Dr. Andrew Huberman here 👉🏼

Dr. Andrew Huberman is a neuroscientist and tenured professor in the Department of Neurobiology at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is an expert in neuroplasticity, and his work in the Huberman Lab has been featured in Science, Discover, Scientific American, Time, the New York Times, and countless peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Huberman is here to school us on all things neuroplasticity—and how we can use it to our advantage through intense focus, mindfulness, and restorative sleep. Enjoy!
✌🏼🌱 – Rich

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Hi I’m Rich Roll. I’m a vegan ultra-endurance athlete, author, podcaster, public speaker
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0:00 – Introduction
1:26 – Andrew’s Background
15:29 – How Andrew Turned His Life Around
23:47 – How Andrew Combines Neuroscience with His Past
26:43 – The Human Brain: Internal State & External State
35:06 – Neural Plasticity – Steering the Nervous System
42:25 – State of Flow – The Dopamine System
59:07 – Process of Internal Rewards
1:05:55 – Studying Fear, Courage, and Resilience
1:16:03 – How to Deal with Problems of Motivation and Focus
1:24:41 – Panoramic Vision vs Focal Vision
1:30:45 – Methods of Focus and Deep Rest
1:34:50 – Optic Flow and EMDR
1:38:50 – Andrew’s Work in Addiction
1:47:06 – A Bio-Marker for Addicts to Avoid Relapse
1:49:36 – Neuroscience Perspective on Political Polarization
1:59:15 – The Importance of Internal Control
2:04:57 – Is There Hope for Us?

#richroll #neuroscience #brainhealth


  1. surfbugy on June 10, 2022 at 11:10 pm


  2. nA X1 on June 10, 2022 at 11:11 pm

    i used to study with this video playing in the background and it helped me a lot so thank you!!

  3. Matt G on June 10, 2022 at 11:13 pm

    Basically carnally what he’s trying to say is, GIVE YOUR LIFE TO JESUS

  4. Paulo Santos on June 10, 2022 at 11:13 pm

    One of the parts of the video that might spread a "dubious information" is when he says that a kid will learn ‘3 languages without an accent’ at 35:49

    Maybe you were not clear enough with what’s the meaning of an "accent" for you.

    But IMHO, accents are part of speaking a language. And cannot be "avoided"

    I’ve always been picked in my own country for not having the "accent" of the region I was born and raised.

    As I started learning english, I started to realise that I would either have to learn "Brittish english" or "American english" (Because we’re too f***** up in the brain to consider start aiming for an Australian, Jamaican or any other kind of English dialect and accent right?)

    When I had the opportunity of going to the US,
    I noticed all the shades of the language. (California, Kentucky, Michigan, Detroit) Blacks, Whites, 2nd generations of imigrants.
    Many people started pointing out to me that I often sounded British. Which I do not, but sometimes according to them I would choose ‘british’ words like ‘sandals’. LOL

    Now I’m in europe and nobody told me this, but I reckon myself to use a lot of "American english"


    The idea of a "neutral" or "non-existing" accent is REALLY REALLY REAAAAAALLLYYYYY BAD!

    I might have chosen to pronounce words in the way I do because this is the material I have been mostly exposed to. (Raised up without the freedom to play freely with the other kids in the street)

    Saying that the kid wouldn’t be distinguished from a native speaker would be a "better" way to put it.

    In the end all "accents" just define the unique way a person expresses themselves using verbal language.

    But people will use this shitty notion of "too much accent" to humiliate, make fun or make you feel like a lesser person.

    Living in my third country and struggling to learn Spanish (which is similar to my mother language portuguese)
    I really would like to see less of this in the world, as so much people refrain from learning a new language due to this mindset that seems so tribal and xenophobic!

    If you have read it until here, congrats! You deserve a beer, coffeee or something that u like! 😀

  5. The Real Barak Obama on June 10, 2022 at 11:13 pm

    This Video is absolutely Remarkable, its considered to be on my top motivational speeches and videos in youtube, I’m really glad there’s still people out there who’s actually whiling to talk about their darkest fears and their backstories with good tactful style
    , its actually so enjoyable and informative, again thanks for sharing this video with us.

  6. Thoughtful Pro on June 10, 2022 at 11:13 pm

    Are there any interviews where Huberman acknowledges the value of spiritual fitness? Addiction is often healed by community and creating an inner spiritual life. This is why 12 step programs work. It gives people a sense of camaraderie and a future to build and work with in community. Not to mention the daily morning meditation and “prayer” or affirmations required in 12 steps programs by a sponsor. Looking forward to more. Awesome conversation between these two as always. 💜💙❤️

  7. HelterSkelter on June 10, 2022 at 11:15 pm

    how to focus…………switch YOUTUBE OFF

  8. kalaupun on June 10, 2022 at 11:16 pm

    I’m not convinced that the fragmentation and polarization of US politics is a problem for the entire world.

  9. Ákos Török on June 10, 2022 at 11:20 pm

    This idiot did not say any new…. we all ready know ,… humanity has known all this for millennia! Lol!

  10. Pratik Raut - Knowledge Talks on June 10, 2022 at 11:21 pm

    The best YouTube Video that I have come across in a long long time. Lot of insights which need to be analysed and digested

  11. mohd zahidfullah abd razak on June 10, 2022 at 11:21 pm

    27:00 Discussion start

  12. Soup How-to 煲湯-正呀! on June 10, 2022 at 11:22 pm

    Great episode. Touched. Thank you.

  13. plumbum7512 on June 10, 2022 at 11:23 pm

    listener of this show, the one with the glasses turned out to be rude and distrustful, and respect for the Huberman, I always listen him with a pleasure

  14. B Wells on June 10, 2022 at 11:23 pm

    Such a beautiful video matched with the amazing stories in the comments.
    Incredible what the dedication you put into this life can do for others.

  15. BTS on June 10, 2022 at 11:25 pm

    The infamous David Spiegel!!!! From Depp beat Heard

  16. Harun 3D Digital Artist on June 10, 2022 at 11:25 pm

    thank you…

  17. tayab zia on June 10, 2022 at 11:27 pm

    Plasticity concept is enlightening, however, most of what he’s saying inscribed within religion, especially Islam, such as the concept of gratitude and striving to better yourself.

  18. SleepNo More on June 10, 2022 at 11:29 pm

    I wish he spoke about neuroplasticity in regards to treatment (or curing) various common psychopathologies. Especially since Western medicine so heavily relies on medication for treatment

  19. Andy Alexander on June 10, 2022 at 11:31 pm

    Just watched this podcast and it was very interesting to hear about Andrew’s early life. While I haven’t become a neuroscientist, it’s amazing how much we have in common, besides our first name. I won’t go into a lot of detail, but I also did not attend high school very well, skipping literally half the classes. And yet I got A’s and B’s on all my tests (making the teachers mad), and I used to (and still do the equivalent today) read encyclopedias on many, many topics. Back in the 70’s that was my only choice, without the internet. I’m very science oriented(everything from the body, to physics, astronomy, electronics… a long list). Very fitness and health oriented. Have done martial arts most of my life (used to be a nationally ranked competitor), personal trainer. Ok, too much detail, but there’s even more I could relate to. Just came across Andrew a few months ago and have been listening. Great information.

  20. w s on June 10, 2022 at 11:31 pm

    Is rich still off meat? He’s literally the first healthy looking vegan I’ve ever seen.

  21. Michael Moore on June 10, 2022 at 11:33 pm

    What a beautiful day when man hacks nature and destroys himself finally. Nothing but the best for mankind.

  22. smdoubleu on June 10, 2022 at 11:33 pm

    How happy am I that I found this! Thank you 🙏

  23. pedro javate on June 10, 2022 at 11:34 pm

    hello hello test test

  24. Chris Woods on June 10, 2022 at 11:34 pm

    Andrew is the fucking man!

  25. Micko Garcia on June 10, 2022 at 11:34 pm

    When he talk about behavior I remember the chapter from a book which is behavior change which is slightly connected to one of the topics and also on dopamine you know what book that is

  26. Bye Jinx on June 10, 2022 at 11:35 pm


  27. Shelley on June 10, 2022 at 11:36 pm

    The double inhale exhale is the breath equivalent of dancing a waltz. If you or your partner want to feel energized waltz.
    .._.._.._.._.._.._.._.._.._.._.._.._……….. .

  28. Miguel Martínez on June 10, 2022 at 11:40 pm

    Si amor

  29. Soup How-to 煲湯-正呀! on June 10, 2022 at 11:43 pm


  30. Ricky Moody Music on June 10, 2022 at 11:43 pm

    Great two look like y’all could be brothers….As a Gen X’er with ADHD…I could relate to his journey growing up .. Best regards

  31. ree chongie on June 10, 2022 at 11:46 pm

    …..brain hack ig……… sorry

  32. TJ Babbel on June 10, 2022 at 11:47 pm


  33. Cox41 on June 10, 2022 at 11:47 pm

    is there a transcription of this particular episode of the podcast? thanks

  34. Dr. Suds on June 10, 2022 at 11:47 pm

    what is this magic focus plant you speak of?

  35. Lex Z on June 10, 2022 at 11:49 pm

    5:26 in and I am bored out of my mind and irritated by how irrelevant all this feels. Don’t expect your audience to care enough to endure this. // ok thank god for time stamps. Now I’m at 26 mins giving this another chance.

  36. Jimmie Hammel on June 10, 2022 at 11:49 pm

    I’ve always been the person who puts off tasks because they don’t "feel like it." I’d heard the advice before that "you’re never gonna feel like it" and "motivation comes from action." But it never really clicked until I listened to this podcast. Now, when I see a task that needs doing, I don’t give myself the space to whine about it in my head. I get up and fold my laundry right away, then give myself an internal pat on the back. "Nice. Good job not letting that basket of clean laundry wait. Look at your closet! It’s so neat now."
    It feels a bit like I’m parenting my inner sulky teenager, but it’s working for me.

  37. Agility & Leadership on June 10, 2022 at 11:50 pm

    Wow! This is a goldmine of knowledge. I love this! I am so inspired to learn more and more about the brain. Thank you!

  38. Evan on June 10, 2022 at 11:51 pm

    Who’s the ‘crazy guy’ David they are talking about? I missed it.

  39. Zhuoming Liang on June 10, 2022 at 11:51 pm

    Can anyone help ?

  40. Larry J on June 10, 2022 at 11:52 pm

    Is there a more concise edition of this ?

  41. VembDev on June 10, 2022 at 11:52 pm

    great podcast, will try these ideas 😀

  42. M Phase on June 10, 2022 at 11:56 pm

    I wonder why certain people get addicted to specific substances. For instance, it baffles me how people become alcoholics. Alcohol doesn’t do anything for me, but makes me dehydrated and feel like shit. However, give me a bottle of Adderall and I won’t stop taking it until the bottle is gone.

  43. Vikas Gupta on June 10, 2022 at 11:56 pm


  44. Thoughtful Pro on June 10, 2022 at 11:57 pm

    Rich Roll and Andrew Huberman podcasts collabs are one of the view I want to actually watch the whole thing rather than just listen. It’s rare today to see two people with full facial expression, no botox, actual smiles, and full facial movement and participation with the conversation. It really adds something.

  45. Sijan Khatiwoda on June 10, 2022 at 11:59 pm

    Highly informative 💯❤️

  46. FoobsTon on June 11, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Hmmm. 2 hours? Really?

  47. Zhuoming Liang on June 11, 2022 at 12:01 am

    I’m fk

  48. Freddy Ray on June 11, 2022 at 12:01 am

    A lot of you have written this video has helped, the concept is excellent, but I don’t really see the practical part, how did this work in practice?

  49. J D on June 11, 2022 at 12:07 am

    Hell yeah fellow Embarcadero skater. The epicenter of street skating in the bay.