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Lion-Mare-Mushroom

Tune in to our first ever fungal episode where Eric Cerecedes joins Jesse for a wildly interesting conversation about Lion’s Mane mushrooms.

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.

Pycnogenol-Pine-Trees

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 …

Ethics-Moral-Enhancement

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.

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.

Electroencephalography-brain-lesson-eeg

We’re joined by QEEG Diplomat and founder of Brain Science International Jay Gunkelman to talk Electroencephalography.

Neurontransmitters-GABA

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.

electrified-brains-tdcs-experiment

Jesse conducts his first tDCS experiment, and is joined by tDCS veteran Chris Zobrist to discuss best practices, mechanisms of action, and results.

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