Brain HealthGeneral brain health knowledge unrelated to nutrition or supplements.
NeuroscienceThe latest breakthroughs in brain and mind research.
Smart DrugsChemical supplements aimed at boosting brain performance.
NutritionHow our food choices affect neurochemistry and cognitive function.
FringeResearch outside the mainstream, psychoactive substances and taboo topics.
ArticlesThese posts aren’t associated with a particular podcast episode. They’re just good, old-fashioned writing on a variety of nootropic, neuroscience, or personal optimization topics.
Clear, quick, and focused thinking begins with proper brain health, so here we touch on the basic do's and don'ts of maintaining your brain.
Jesse talks with Dr. David Bellinger about the mechanisms by which lead lowers IQ, and the challenges (and opportunities) of finding a lasting solution to environmental lead exposure.
Are addicts just greedy, selfish people who want more pleasure than everyone else? It’s time to rethink addiction.
It’s a two-for-one: Dr. Martin Monti and Dr. Kathleen Bell talk to us about the nature of traumatic brain injuries, when it’s a “no brainer” to go see a doctor, and how to create a brain resilient to injury.
Kava, a traditional Polynesian drink, has a host of benefits: it’s relaxing, a mood booster, and relieves pain.