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.
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?
This week Jesse and Dr. Jeffry Strong wander into a forest of lesser known plant extracts, discussing Pycnogenol, a product derived from the bark of a unique species of pine trees. Its effects range from anti-oxidation and reduction of inflammation to circulatory-system and cognitive improvements. In the Ruthless Listener Retention Gimmick, Jesse shares some interesting …
Jesse has a freewheeling discussion with John Danaher about “moral enhancement” technologies – old and new. They talk about emerging technologies, ethics and the notion that the mind extends much beyond our body and brain.
We’re joined by QEEG Diplomat and founder of Brain Science International Jay Gunkelman to talk Electroencephalography.
For the very first in our “Know Your Neurotransmitters” series, Jesse is joined by Dr. Matthew Broome to talk about the neurotransmitter GABA. Dr. Broome explains how GABA works, where it comes from, and how it affects our brains and bodies.
Jesse conducts his first tDCS experiment, and is joined by tDCS veteran Chris Zobrist to discuss best practices, mechanisms of action, and results.