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plant-based

Professor Stough shares with us his research methods and decades of insight into plant-based cognitive enhancers with chronic (ongoing) effects, like Gingko biloba and Bacopa monnieri. Continue reading

l-tryptophan

We’re joined by Professor Gilles Guillemin, world leader in research on L-tryptophan and neuroinflammation. Continue reading

Alan Cash, physicist and entrepeneur behind benaGene Advanced Anti-Aging supplement introduces us to oxaloacetate and talks us through its positive CRON (Calorie Restriction with Optimal Nutrition)-mimicking effects. Continue reading

Aquatic-Brain

In Episode #51, Jesse speaks with Dr. Michael A. Crawford of Imperial College London about the role of seafood — and the essential fats they contain — in the evolution, development, and maintenance of our brains. Dr. Crawford shares with us a “coastal evolution theory,” the importance of proper nutrition for brain-health, and how it is our mothers who are most responsible for our cognitive abilities. Continue reading

living-autopsy

Jesse interviews Dr. Eric Braverman, best-selling author of books The Edge Effect and Younger You, and founder of the PATH Medical Center in New York. Continue reading

cognitive-enhancement-scales-of-justice

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. Continue reading

Beetroot-Juice

Jesse speaks to Daniel Kim-Shapiro, Director of the Translational Science Center at Wake Forest University and expert on this week’s topic: beetroot juice. Continue reading

40th-episode

Jesse and two guests discuss some popular misconceptions about smart drugs, their personal favorite stacks, and other topics surrounding the growing popularity of neurological performance enhancers Continue reading

Ketosis

Dr. Emily Deans Explains Ketones and the State of Ketosis Continue reading

smart-drugs-vs-neuroplasticity

Dr. Urban brings to light facts about how some brain stimulants work (specifically Ritalin), how they were originally tested, and why imperfections in the testing methodologies could spell danger to mis-diagnosed or off-label users. Continue reading

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