is a New York Times best-selling author of The Rise of Superman and cofounder and director of research for the Flow Genome Project. His articles have appeared widely, including in The New York Times Magazine, Atlantic Monthly, Wired, and Forbes.
There’s a revolution happening right now and it’s hiding in plain sight. All around the world, artists, athletes, entrepreneurs, scientists, and seekers are quietly unlocking the source code to altered states of consciousness and accelerated human performance. In the past, this used to be the domain of mystics, madmen, and misfits—those all too easy to marginalize or ridicule. Now, with advances in neurobiology, technology, and psychology, we have literally stolen fire from the mountaintop and can reproduce these states of accelerated performance and flow at will.