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Soothing Science

Sep 16, 2017

Today's relaxation/meditation exercise is based on the Sydney Botanic Gardens. It is designed to help you move from a mental state of hustle and bustle to one of soothing serenity. Just like stepping into the Gardens; stepping into an oasis in the city and kicking off your shoes on the soft grass.

Sep 16, 2017

I have split the show into two parts, as requested by listeners. The first part is about the science of viruses, and a recently published analysis of a cure for the common cold that actually works - about 30% of the time.

Jun 30, 2017

The first half of this episode is about the science of sleep - why we sleep, why we sleep the way we do, and how to get a better nights sleep. In the second half we do a soothing relaxation episode based around a cabin in the mountains. The relaxation exercise starts at about the 18th minute.

May 8, 2017

Soothing Science is a podcast that will help you to reduce your stress levels. In this first episode Dr Adrian talks about why he is making the podcast - about how there is an epidemic of stress in our society at the moment, and how we no longer practice many of the tried and true methods that different cultures have...