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Often, our curiosity pulls us into covering subjects that are interesting to brain aficionados, but don’t fit neatly into any one of our "normal" categories — things like futurism, bioethics and emotional intelligence.

Otherwise, scroll down and enjoy...

Jesse brings evolutionary psychologist Dr. Gordon Gallup on board this week for an in-depth look at semen chemistry and its mood altering effect on females.

I was the Cognitive-Enhancement Wild Man, the one whom the conservative members of the KCRW audience were giving dirty looks through their radios, while I waved my pom-poms for these so-called smart drugs.

Fridays will be my off-the-laptop day. All those never-quite-gotten-to to-do’s in the Physical World… Friday will be their day to come front-and-center.

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.

Virtual Reality Therapy is a method for treating phobias and anxiety; Dr. Robert Reiner has been on the forefront for nearly three decades.

In this week’s episode Jesse takes a deep dive with Dr. Molly Crockett in to the world of enhancing morality through pharmacological interventions.

Some thoughts on physical health, the Mind-Body Problem, and mistaking myself for someone else after a haircut.

You, me, and everyone we know, falls under this impending, theoretical threat.  Even those of us who are using cognitive enhancers (those currently available) — we’re still a part of the “home team,” compared to those upgraded rascals from 2020, or 2030, or 2045, and whatever brain-enhancers they’re  using to eventually disenfranchise the biological “normals.”

Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x 0:00 0:00 00:16:44 volume 2015 Quantified Self Conference & Expo iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSS Hey there, Performance Hackers! Our friends at Quantified Self are putting on an exposition on the San Francisco waterfront on June 20th — and Jesse …

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?

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