Sound, Rhythm and Music As A Trigger For Flow State?

Dan Clark & Kevin J.P. Woods
by Flow Research Collective
August 1, 2023
“Anyone is capable of doing anything, but they have to believe in themselves, and they have to have a track record of success.” ~Dan Clark
Dan Clark & Kevin J.P. Woods



Dan Clark (CEO of Brain.fm, a brain technology company) started building websites at the age of 13, then sold his first business at the age of 20. Before Brain.fm, he owned a consulting firm that turned around tech companies. He has built and overseen 100s of apps and tech heavy websites. He was featured in Forbes 30 under 30 in technology and loves helping people not lose their shirt when diving into technology projects.

After Dan tried Brain.fm, he called the company 12 time and believed in the product so much he even offered to work for free. Two years later in 2017, he became CEO, the same year that the National Science Foundation awarded Brain.fm a grant to study its music technology.


Kevin is the Director of Science at Brain.fm. After receiving his doctorate from the Program in Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology, Harvard University, for work performed in the Lab for Computational Audition at MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences.

Kevin works on:

Data-Driven Sound Design

Attention and Distraction

The Cocktail Party Problem


Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrainfmApp

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brainfmapp

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brainfm

Steven Kotler: Steven Kotler is a New York Times bestselling author, an award-winning journalist, and the Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance.

He is the author of nine bestsellers (out of thirteen books) and has appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, Wall Street Journal, TIME and the Harvard Business Review.

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