This week, Jesse talks about addiction with Dr. Jeremy Martinez.
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? Tune in to find out.
Also in this episode, learn how to time your exercise routine to maximize your brain’s power to memorize.
|1:08||Jesse gives us a lowdown on this week's episode.|
|1:58||This Week In Neuroscience: The relationship between the brain and the gut, before and after birth.|
|3:54||Thank you for the great reviews on iTunes.|
|5:57||A brand new way to sign up for the Smart Drug Smarts mailing list and keep your brain charged up with the latest in neuroscience.|
|7:24||Jesse introduces Dr. Jeremy Martinez.|
|8:56||Lesser known types of addiction and the distinction between physical dependence and addiction.|
|13:02||Discussion about Dopamine and addiction.|
|15:42||An interesting way to look at neurotransmitters and how drugs may affect them.|
|17:03||A study showing how exercise has positive effects on recovering addicts.|
|18:14||Jesse ruminates about the origin of Smart Drug Smarts and gives us an insight into his journey with this podcast.|
|19:40||Some of the more bizarre addictions that Dr. Jeremy Martinez has come across.|
|21:31||Can our favorite cognitive enhancers lead us down the addiction rabbit-hole?|
|23:42||The optimum method to determine whether you have a "problem" with a certain substance.|
|25:20||Dr. Martinez shares his insights about treating cocaine addiction.|
|26:48||Some hard-hitting advice from Dr. Martinez for those of us who are into cognitive enhancements|
|30:12||Ruthless Listener Retention Gimmick: When to time your exercise to get the best cognitive results.|
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