HomeGrown Humans - Amy Cuddy, Ph.D. - Embodiment

HomeGrown Humans - Amy Cuddy, Ph.D. - Embodiment

We are joined today by American social psychologist, best-selling author and TED Talk speaker, Amy Cuddy, Ph.D. She is known for the “Power Posing” technique. We dive into the benefits of the expansive pose and how it can shift our endocrine or hormonal balances. Amy also shares her personal experiences of embodiment as a ballet dancer and a Deadhead. In this episode we discuss:

  • Practices to expand your body from your core
  • Research methods for when the double-blind placebo isn’t effective
  • The Grateful Dead and ecstatic collective experiences
  • Fear, risk taking and speaking with our truest voice
  • Tools against racism and stereotyping
  • How to allow for mistakes and cultivate social bravery

Tune in to learn what Amy Cuddy has to offer as she discusses how the mind and body can benefit from being woven together.

Guest Bio:
Amy Cuddy, Ph.D. is a social psychologist, bestselling author, award-winning Harvard lecturer, and expert on the behavioral science of power, presence, and prejudice.

Cuddy earned her Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2005 and was a professor at Harvard Business School from 2008 to 2017, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management from 2006 to 2008, and Rutgers University from 2005 to 2006. She continues to teach at Harvard Business School in executive education.

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