#005 – Dr Mike Rucker shares the ‘science of fun’, the Rucker Play Model and why fun is as important as sleep

#005 – Dr Mike Rucker shares the ‘science of fun’, the Rucker Play Model and why fun is as important as sleep

Dr Michael Rucker is a peer-reviewed author and sought-out speaker on the science of fun, with articles published in the academic journals International Journal of Workplace Health Management and Nutrition Research and featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CIO.com, to name a few.

For many years he served as the Health Tech expert for About, Inc’s Verywell Health and is currently the Chief Digital Officer for Active Wellness, a global health management company ranked in the top 40 by Club Industry and has recently been tapped by HIMSS as a top 10 health influencer. 

In this episode, we explore the psychology and science of fun, what stops us having fun and why fun is SO important to humanity (perhaps now more than ever)

Some of the topics we covered include:

  • Understanding the crucial difference between happiness and fun and why it’s so important to humans young and old. 
  • The Rucker Play Model 
  • How adults have become paralyzed by conditioning which directly impacts our ability to have fun
  • The trifecta of events that triggered a journey of discovery into the ‘science of fun’
  • A devaluing of self-care
  • Hustle porn and how it skews our perception and negatively impacts how we function

Check out the Rucker Play Model here
https://michaelrucker.com/having-fun/optimize-having-fun-play-model/

Learn more about Dr Mike Rucker 

michaelrucker.com

Watch out for his new book – ‘The Fun Habit’ scheduled to be published in 2021.


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