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Our Brain Health episodes are for everyone — anyone who owns a brain will find benefit. Clear, quick, and focused thinking begins with proper brain health, so here we touch on the basic “dos” and “don’ts” of maintaining your brain.


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Abelard-Lindsay-mitogen-Mitochondrial

Jesse and long-time biohacker and self-professed nootropics geek Abelard Lindsay take a look at how the recently launched Mitogen stack was born.

x-brains-optimal-cognition-extreme-environments

Jesse is joined by cave-diver-cum-research-scientist Dr. Dawn Kernagis from IHMC (the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition) for a chat about maintaining optimal cognition in extreme environments.

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.

Optimize-Your-Sleep

Ex-Navy SEAL Dr. Kirk Parsley joins Jesse this week for a candid discourse on sleep. From the pros and cons of biphasic sleep, to the importance of naps, to Doc Parsley’s personal experiences with sleep-deprived SEALs… This is an episode worth staying awake for.

Slippery-Slopes-smart-drug-addiction

Could a smart drug “habit” be a gateway to addiction? What’s the difference between addiction and physical dependence? What’s going on with the brain’s dopaminergic systems during addictive behavior?

Phosphadytlserine-young-brain

Want to get more of a cognitive boost out of your workout? “Generally Recognised As Safe” supplement phosphatidylserine could be the answer.

Omega-3-shoot-out

A shoot-out between the various types of Omega-3-fatty-acid-containing foods and supplements – from production methods to bio-absorption percentages to dosage, diet and dangers.

Alexander-Cautionary-Tale

Alexander was an amazing guy who truncated his own epoch-making career for the love of one too many tankards of unwatered Grecian wine. If the author’s propositions are correct – and he paints a darned compelling picture – isn’t it worth considering the moral of the life of one of the most venerated humans in all world history?

creatine-brain-brawn

Creatine has long been known as a supplement-of-choice for athletes and weightlifters… but what cognitive benefits might Creatine provide?

Neurontransmitters-Dopamine

Round 2 of the “Know Your Neurotransmitters” series, featuring Professor John Salamone of the University of Connecticut, talking about that most popular neurotransmitter: Dopamine.

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