Episode 47
Do You Need a “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.

Episode 43
Is Cognitive Enhancement Ethical?


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.

Episode 41
Daniel Kim-Shapiro on Beetroot Juice and Cognition


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.

Episode 40
A Nootropics Roundtable


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

Episode 39
Dr. Emily Deans Explains Ketosis


Dr. Emily Deans Explains Ketones and the State of Ketosis

Episode 38
Dr. Kimberly Urban and the Impact of Nootropics on 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.

Episode 37
Dr. David Nutt and the Obstacles to Rational Drug Research


Jesse interviews the UK’s Dr. David Nutt on the legal and social obstacles surrounding progressive drug research.

Episode 36
Dr. Christopher Winter: Sleep and its Impact on Cognitive Function


In episode #36, Jesse interviews Dr. Christopher Winter on the importance of sleep to cognitive function.

Episode 35
Rani Lill Anjum Discusses Causation and Correlation


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 […]

Adderall: The Off-Label Study Drug


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 […]