Ep 159: Dr. Brian Reveals His Social Media Addiction, Pt. 1
Is anyone safe from succumbing to a social media addiction? Today Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler MD tackles that question. He is the medical director of the Boxer Wachler Vision Institute in Beverly Hills and a staff physician at Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He is also a verified influencer on all social media platforms, including Tik Tok where he boasts over 3.4 million followers. And today he is here to discuss his latest book entitled Influenced: The Impact of Social Media on our Perception. This is Part 1 of a 2-part conversation. Listen in.
BRIAN BOXER WACHLER, MD, widely known as “Dr. Brian,” is a popular social media influencer, most prominently on TikTok. His previous book, Perceptual Intelligence: The Brain’s Secret to Seeing Past Illusion, Misperception, and Self-Deception shook the worlds of neuroscience and psychology, coining the acronym PI for Perceptual Intelligence and educating countless readers on how to better understand the world around them and make better decisions.
The medical director of the Boxer Wachler Vision Institute in Beverly Hills and a staff physician at Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, he has pioneered medical and surgical treatments that have become industry standard. Dr. Brian is one of only two influencers worldwide to be selected as a member of the Advisory Committee for Identifying Credible Sources of Health Information in Social Media for the National Academy of Medicine, Council of Medical Specialty Societies, World Health Organization. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their twin teenage daughters, who encouraged him to become a social media influencer.
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Influenced: The Impact of Social Media on Our Perception, by Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
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