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Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Stumped on what to get your favorite smarty pants this holiday season? Fear not!  We’ve put together a short list of “favorite things” that help us stay smart. For Your Parents… Cognitive enhancers for brains that have been around the block. Creatine Monohydrate Brand:  BulkSupplements Creatine’s not just for bodybuilders!  Check out Episode 75, Creatine: …

To say “people love coffee” is a little like saying “people love sex.” In fact, going by the numbers — two billion cups of coffee drunk per day vs. slightly fewer fornications — people may like coffee more than sex.

This fertile blend of outside perspective plus inner knowledge is the essential recipe for the insights that psychedelics can sometimes provide.

Your memory — can you trust it? That is — beyond simply remembering where you last laid your keys or what it was that you wanted to buy at the grocery store. Most people implicitly trust their autobiographical memories. However, Elizabeth Loftus shows us that our episodic memories are in reality quite pliable and can actually be changed!

What are Nootropics? There’s a lot of confusion surrounding nootropics and cognitive enhancers.  The two terms are often used interchangeably, but if you want to get really technical about it — and let’s face it, we do — then nootropic refers only to a narrow category of cognitive enhancing supplements. A substance must meet five tough …

I was the Cognitive-Enhancement Wild Man, the one whom the conservative members of the KCRW audience were giving dirty looks through their radios, while I waved my pom-poms for these so-called smart drugs.

Fridays will be my off-the-laptop day. All those never-quite-gotten-to to-do’s in the Physical World… Friday will be their day to come front-and-center.

Axon Labs

I decided I wanted Smart Drug Smarts to create products of its own — things that I wanted, I would use, I would trust, and I could fully endorse — from the standpoint of sound science, and also of safe, rigorously-tested manufacturing processes.

Some thoughts on physical health, the Mind-Body Problem, and mistaking myself for someone else after a haircut.

You, me, and everyone we know, falls under this impending, theoretical threat.  Even those of us who are using cognitive enhancers (those currently available) — we’re still a part of the “home team,” compared to those upgraded rascals from 2020, or 2030, or 2045, and whatever brain-enhancers they’re  using to eventually disenfranchise the biological “normals.”

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