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Dr. Steven Laureys      

Internationally Renowned Neurologist & Best-Selling Author

Award-winning brain scientist, world-renowned neurologist, and international bestselling author, Steven has conducted groundbreaking research into the human mind for more than 25 years. He explores the human mind using the latest technologies assessing consciousness and the power of the mind in meditation, sleep, coma, near-death experiences, psychedelics, hypnosis and dreamlike states. With his team, he has also studied the brains of astronauts, top-athletes, Buddhist monks (including Matthieu Ricard and lama Zeupa) and entrepreneurs. Laureys has authored no less than an impressive 540+ scientific papers, and has an H-index of 135+. Furthermore, he has published several books, including The Neurology of Consciousness, and popular books, such as the international bestseller, "The No-Nonsense Meditation Book" (translated in 15+ languages).

Steven is father of five and currently resides much of the time in Canada. He is widely appreciated as an approachable brain expert, science populariser and speaker (including 5 popular TEDx talks). His work has been featured extensively in media such as TIME magazine, the New York Times, FORBES, the Guardian, BBC, CNN and National Geographic.

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Translating Neuroscience & The Power of the Mind to the Business Practice

Mindfulness & Compassion

Translating neuroscience & the power of the mind to the business practice

Restorative Sleep, Stress, Alertness & Focus

Entrepreneurs' Mindset & Neuro-Economics: Cognitive Flexibility, Innovation & Human Decision Making

Neuro-Ergonomics: Work Performance & Mental Wellbeing at Work and Home

Creativity, Teamwork & Leadership (Ethics, Value & Empathy)

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How human intelligence and creativity differs from Artificial Intelligence and neuro-robotics

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