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.
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.Here are few of our favorites:
Jesse takes a deep dive into the realm of psychedelic therapy and Holotropic Breathwork with Dr. James Eyerman. Take a deep breath and tune in.
Jesse and long-time biohacker and self-professed nootropics geek Abelard Lindsay take a look at how the recently launched Mitogen stack was born.
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.
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.
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.
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?