Be a Better Human with @Tim_Ash

by Featured, Humanly Possible Podcast


In This Episode

  • Your unconscious brain
  • The truth about dopamine
  • Chasing happiness
  • How humans are better in herds

Quotations From This Episode

“Happiness isn’t something you chase.” – @Tim_Ash

“Recapitulating gratitude is lasting happiness.” – @Tim_Ash

“Don’t over-focus on the negative.” – @Tim_Ash


Psychology, marketing, and persuasion expert. Keynote speaker, bestselling author, and the former CEO of a leading marketing agency. Tim Ash is an acknowledged authority on evolutionary psychology and digital marketing.

He is a sought-after international keynote speaker, and the bestselling author of Unleash Your Primal Brain and Landing Page Optimization (with over 50,000 copies sold worldwide, and translated into six languages).

Tim has been mentioned by Forbes as a Top-10 Online Marketing Expert, and by Entrepreneur Magazine as an Online Marketing Influencer To Watch.

Tim has helped a number of major brands develop successful web marketing initiatives. Companies like Google, Expedia, eHarmony, Facebook, American Express, Canon, Nestle, Symantec, Intuit, Humana, Siemens, and Cisco have benefited from his deep understanding and innovative perspective.

Tim earned a dual-major Bachelor of Science degree “with highest distinction” in Computer Engineering and Cognitive tim ashScience from U.C. San Diego while studying on a U.C. Regents Scholarship (the highest academic award of the U.C. system). He stayed on at U.C. San Diego for Ph.D. studies focused on machine learning and artificial intelligence. Although Tim never defended his dissertation, he advanced to candidacy and also earned his Master’s degree in Computer Science along the way.

Originally born in Russia, Tim has been a long-time resident of San Diego, where he lives with his wife and two children within walking distance of the Pacific Ocean. Tim was a conference-winning collegiate sabre fencer and Athlete of the Month at U.C. San Diego and is a certified Tai Chi Chuan martial arts instructor. He is a poet, painter, and an avid photographer specializing in travel and fine-art figurative work.


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