We speak to Dr. Nicole A. Vincent and Dr. Emma A. Jane, co-authors of the article “Put Down the Smart Drugs,” on the ethics of cognitive enhancement. Jesse weighs in with his own views on the speculative rights and wrongs of nootropics use.
In episode #39, Jesse talks with Dr. Emily Deans on the subject of ketosis. Ketosis is a biological state that occurs during fasting or a low-carb dieting when glycogen stores in the liver are depleted. This causes the body to burn acetoacetate and β-hydroxybutyrate for fuel, instead of blood sugar. The effects of the “ketogenic […]
In episode #35, Jesse talks with Rani Lill Anjum, of the Norwegian University of Life Science (NMBU) on the difference between causation and correlation. Rani Lill Anjum (Dr. Art. Philosophy, Logic of Conditionals,Tromsø, Norway 2005) is Research Fellow at the Norwegian University of Life Science (NMBU) where she leads Causation in Science (CauSci), funded by […]
The following is a guest post by Saint Jude Retreats, a non-12 step non-treatment alternative to traditional drug and alcohol rehab. The program concentrates on self-directed positive neuroplastic change and positive self-change as an alternative to traditional alcohol and drug treatment. Adderall: The Off-Label Study Drug Receiving a college degree used to be achieved through […]
In episode #34, Jesse talks with Los Angeles-based physician Dr. Jehangeer Sunderji on the growing popularity and uses of the psycho-stimulant drug Adderall. Dr. Sunderji is a decorated honors graduate of the USC Keck School of Medicine and Stanford University, where he specialized in integrative medicine with an emphasis in mental health and stress related […]