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Sulforaphane — Why Your Mom Was Right When She Said “Eat Your Broccoli, It’s Good For You.”

By: Paul Wilson Most people who take Nootropics are looking for a short-term boost in memory or focus. In fact, the bulk of Nootropic users are students and executives, people who are cramming an abundance of information, and need to retain that information long-term; or simply they are just working gruelingly hours and must remain […]

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What Exercise Really Does For Our Brain

Exercise is the human condition. For much of our species’ history, we have been mobile hunter-gatherers fighting off conflicting tribes, wild animals, and foraging for food. Movement is how we evolved to live and thrive. Modern science validates this ancestral approach to movement. Not only will we be happier and healthier with movement, but studies […]

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Non-Nootropic Brain Hacking Guide

Nootropics are a profound tool for exploring optimal human potential. With greater concentration, learning ability, and creativity, we can become more successful and tackle difficult global challenges. We may have a vested interest in nootropics, but that doesn’t mean we can’t see outside the box. There are plenty of non-nootropic methods of optimizing mental performance […]

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Anandamide – The Creativity Secret Weapon

For most nootropics enthusiasts and brain hacking lovers, there are few neuro chemicals that aren’t familiar. We may not always know every detail about dopamine or norepinephrine, but we have heard the name before. Anandamide is far less well known, but is arguably the most important missing component of the creativity puzzle. Creativity is one of […]

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Ketones: Using the Ancestral Brain Stack

Tim Ferriss has the ability to move markets. With hundreds of millions of podcast downloads and millions of book sales, it’s no wonder a small percentage become devotees in the cult of Ferriss. Even more impressive is the fervor to which they push an idea into the mainstream. When Ferriss interviewed researcher Dom D’Agostino about […]

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Medicinal Mushrooms Going Mainstream

About 2000 years ago you may have walked into a Chinese medical establishment and found piles of powders laying around the “office”. As a mystical medicine man stepped into sight, you would have asked for a few treatments to overcome your ailments. Having fatigue? Take some of this. Liver issues? Here’s another fungus for that. Even though […]

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How to Get in a Flow State Using Nootropics

Flow is described as a state of timelessness, energized focus, and full involvement and enjoyment for a specific process. Originally described by Hungarian psychologist, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, it is a term used frequently at the highest echelons of any industry. The original book from Csikszentihalyi was published in the 1990s and many psychologists and peak performance […]