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Science On The Rocks

Jul 30, 2018

Wim Hof recently participated in a research study in Detroit while being exposed to cold water. The research has already been published in a peer-reviewed (i.e. "proper) scientific journal called NeuroImage.

Dina had the pleasure to interview Otto Muzik and Vaibhav Diwadkar, the scientists who conducted the study (you...


May 31, 2018

Britta Hölzel is a German neuroscientist and a mindfulness-based stress-reduction and yoga teacher.

She conducts neuroimaging research to investigate the neural mechanisms of mindfulness practice. After five years as a research fellow at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Medical School, she is now...


Apr 13, 2018

When people first hear about the Wim Hof Method, they often wonder how it can possibly be healthy to repeatedly expose your body to ice water, hyperventilate and hold your breath.

Turning to science, the research field of hormesis can readily provide answers to these legitimate questions. The concept of hormesis was...


Feb 16, 2018

Professor Marc Cohen is one of Australia’s pioneers in integrative and holistic medicine.

He is a registered GP with degrees in physiology and psychological medicine, as well as PhDs in Chinese medicine and biomedical engineering.

I had the pleasure and opportunity to speak with him for “Science on the Rocks”...


Dec 23, 2017

Prof. Otto Muzik and Prof. Vaibhav Diwadkar, two neuroscientists working at Wayne State University’s School of Medicine in Detroit/Michigan, are experts in investigating the correlates of thermoregulation in the human brain and body.

Then one day, their Ph.D. students told them about this crazy Dutch guy who seems to...