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#046: Improving on Piracetam with Noopept

September 21, 2014
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Dr. Rita Ostrovskaya, world-leading expert and co-creator of Noopept, joins us to shed some light on this fairly new-to-the-scene nootropic.  She talks us through the history of the compound, touching on its low toxicity levels and its lack of known side effects. We are also introduced to a woman with no cerebellum, learn how to effectively take a “coffee nap”, and find out what some doctors are referring to as “diabetes of the brain.”

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Show Notes
  • 00:01:13

    What is Noopept?

  • 00:01:55

    This Week in Neuroscience: Woman Found With No Cerebellum

  • 00:04:33

    Glossary of Pronunciations

  • 00:05:06

    Introduction to Dr. Rita Ostrovskaya

  • 00:06:02

    Reasons for negative attitudes towards Piracetam

  • 00:06:54

    The history of Noopept

  • 00:09:14

    Comparing Piracetam and Noopept dosages

  • 00:10:21

    Toxicity levels and side effects

  • 00:12:11

    Testing Noopept as a treatment for diabetes

  • 00:15:44

    Alzheimer's: Diabetes of the Brain?

  • 00:16:00

    Tolerance build-up and suggested dosages

  • 00:17:03

    Dr. Ostrovskaya's comments on vitality

  • 00:18:59

    Ruthless Listener-Retention Gimmick: Coffee Naps

  • 00:21:54

    Axon: Version 1.1

5 comments

  1. SUNGTEK says:

    what’s reason for taking one month off, if noopept should be used as a “prophylaxis”? (perhaps I don’t understand the meaning of this word)

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