Steven Kotler

Steven Kotler

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Why So Many Adventure Athletes Are Superstitious

Athletes and adventurers use rituals to get ready for big moments. Steven Kotler explores the cutting edge of neuroscience, plus a little bit of black magic, to find out if it works.

Steven Kotler
Oct 18, 2018

Sick Puppies

Running a DIY dog-rescue operation is never easy, but when you've got two dozen misfit animals under your care, you need a way to let off steam.

Steven Kotler
Sep 30, 2010

Rebel in Ray-Bans

A new bio of Miki Dora, the original maverick surfer, gets his story right

Steven Kotler
May 9, 2008

Food Fighter

In his brazen adaptation of the bestseller Fast Food Nation, Richard Linklater looks to jolt America out of its quickie-burger habit with a tale of tainted meat

Steven Kotler
Nov 1, 2006

Brisk Bliss

FOR CENTURIES, Eastern mystics have prescribed meditation as one-stop shopping for all that ails you. And Western researchers have been proving them right, showing that it can boost memory,...

Steven Kotler
Jul 1, 2005

Gold Digs

A new class of hotels pitches boutique offerings to thrill-seeking hipsters

Steven Kotler
Feb 1, 2005

No Man's Land

So far, scientists studying the deep sea have gathered mere snapshots of the largest ecosystem on earth. Submarines and unmanned submersibles—for the past 20 years the vanguard of oceanography...

Steven Kotler
Feb 1, 2005