Smart Drug Smarts: Brain Optimization | Nootropics | Neuroscience

"Intelligence is as fixed as a person's height." Right? But guess what - you're part of the species that invented platform shoes, stilts, elevators, helium balloons and rocket ships. Smart Drug Smarts is for people interested in maximizing their brains -- both in health and utility -- using the latest findings in neuroscience. Join Jesse Lawler as he chats with neuroscientists, biochemists, futurists, and multi-domain researchers into cognitive enhancement. Sleep, optimal nutrition, supplements and nootropics, cognitive enhancement, Artificial Intelligence, ketogenic diets, psychedelics, and tDCS are all on the table. Smart Drug Smarts doesn’t advocate any particular approach -- we’re here to provide an accurate-as-possible body of knowledge in a field where the options available are growing daily.

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      #186: The Replication Crisis with Dr. Rolf Zwaan


      “Open, transparent, reproducible science is stronger science.” Openness and transparency are among the fundamental values of science.  The most reputable scientific communication is assessable, i.e. communication that “allows those who follow it to not only understand what is claimed, but also to assess the reasoning and evidence behind the claim.”  Sadly, despite this tenet that gets lip-service […]

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      #185: Brains in Orbit with Dr. Rachael Seidler


      Being able to understand the impact that space has on our brains and bodies brings space travel closer.

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      Overdose Edition #6: Acquired Savant Syndrome


      You'd think there's nothing to be said in defense of brain damage. You'd almost be right. But in a few rare cases, "Acquired Savant Syndrome" gives brain-injured people cognitive abilities they never had before.

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      #184: Theacrine with Dr. Richard Bloomer


      A caffeine - theacrine stack is often recommended as a “starter stack” for nootropics noobies. Here's what you need to know about theacrine.

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      #183: Evolving Human Performance


      The Halo Sport is a health and wellness device which uses transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) to achieve physical benefits.

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      #182: The Importance of Memory


      Memory is not just a curiosity. Memory is central to our existence -- and our ability to predict the future.

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      #181: The Future of Education


      Through the large-scale institutionalization of schooling, we’ve had a collective massive impact on our brains.

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      49m
       2017-05-19

      #180: The Ongoing Opiate Crisis


      As the number of people addicted to opiates in the US continues to rise, we look at the physical cause of opiate addiction and what we can do to reverse the trend.

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      53m
       2017-05-13

      #179: Tongkat Ali: Stress Relief for the Modern World


      Boost your mental energy, libido, and focus with this traditional Malaysian medicine that also treats chronic stress.

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      37m
       2017-05-05

      #178: The Potential of Virtual Reality


      Can we get more out of virtual reality than just games? And what's happening in our brains during a virtual experience?

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      51m
       2017-05-04