24Nov/16

Alexandra Jamieson Podcast: How to Move On + Jon Levy’s New Book on Risk

Hello, Crave Bears! I awoke this morning feeling a bit angry. It has taken me all day to come up with words to open this week’s show. I voted for Hillary. I voted for a more open, inclusive, just society, against fear, hate, anger, normalised abuse and sexism, and I voted against Trump.  We wonder why more women who have been sexually abused don’t come forward? It’s because an abuser can become the President. UnlessRead More…

21Nov/16

Business Insider Article : I purposely stranded myself in a foreign country to get out of my comfort zone — here’s what I learned

As a human behavior scientist, I have traveled the world for years studying how we live fun, exciting, and fulfilling lives. In my forthcoming book, “The 2 AM Principle: Discover The Science of Adventure,” I combine tons of outrageous stories — from getting crushed by a bull at Running of the Bulls to battling Kiefer Sutherland in drunken Jenga and crashing his family Thanksgiving — with scientific research. Read the full article here.

18Nov/16

Levishowes Podcast: The Art and Science of Epic Adventure with Jon Levy

Here’s a question for you: Have you ever stayed up past 2 am and had one of the most memorable and fun nights of your life? My friend and human behavior scientist Jon Levy has a theory about this. In fact, he just wrote a book about it. Jon has spent his career (and personal life as an adult) studying and experimenting with what creates connection and adventure between humans. For full episode click here.

17Nov/16

PopTech Blog Article: What is the science of adventure?

For over a decade, I have been asking people the same question: What was the most adventurous experience of your life? Usually, people will respond by describing a perfect night out that they believe was brought together by serendipity or pure chance. But, ask yourself: If it were random, wouldn’t we all lead similarly exciting lives? The reality is that we don’t. Read the full article here.

15Nov/16

CNN Money Article: 15-questions-with-jonathan-levy

There’s rarely a dull moment in Jon Levy’s life. But that’s largely by his own design. The 36-year-old entrepreneur is a behavioral scientist, focusing on understanding human influence and adventure. Seven years ago, he started an underground community called The Influencers, hosting small private dinners where guests cook and eat dinner together. He also holds events to celebrate arts, science and entertainment. Read the full story here