In this episode of 'Isaiah Misquotes Science', a discussion about instincts, in response to a singer who told Isaiah to always "go with your gut". But what if you literally can't hear what your gut is telling you, over top of all your mind traffic? Some people seem to be able to access this part of them more easily than others. But, apart from noticing & running away from lions, are there practical modern day situations where letting go, and following the gut allows us to do our best?
Let's find out by overthinking the subject for an hour!
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Article: Pscyhology Today - 'Your Backup Brain'
SciShow: Why Body Hair? (Partial Answer: Pheromones)
Myers-Briggs MBTI Basics: Sensing or Intuition
Grammarist - Instinctive vs. Instinctual
YouTube: TED-Ed - How Playing an Instrument Benefits Your Brain
Book: 'Vocal Wisdom: Maxims of Giovanni Battista Lamperti'
Book: 'The Inner Voice: The Making of Singer', Renee Fleming
YouTube: Holland's Got Talent - mira Willighagen - O Mio Babbino Caro
Photo: Mabel The Dog
Photo: Pixel The Cat
Article: Singing with Appoggio For Dummies
Video: TED Talks - Elizabeth Gilbert: Your Elusive Creative Genius
Book: 'The Velvet Rage, Overcoming The Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World', Alan Downs
Wikipedia: Somatic Experiencing