Collective Insights Blog by Tina Gammon

Neurohacker Collective Is Becoming Qualia Life Sciences

Neurohacker Collective Is Becoming Qualia Life Sciences

Neurohacker Collective is becoming Qualia Life to reflect our growing scope of products and to appeal to broader audiences.

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Hormesis: 3 Science-Backed Ways to Train Your Stress Response

Hormesis: 3 Science-Backed Ways to Train Your Stress Response

Our bodies and brain thrive on short-term acute “stress” exposure by ramping up growth and repair. Here are three science-backed ways to increase resilience with hormesis.

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Our Favorite Books: Books The Qualia Team Has Read (and Loved!)

Our Favorite Books: Books The Qualia Team Has Read (and Loved!)

Boost your brain power by picking a book from our ever growing list of reads we have read and loved. 

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6 Science-Backed Foods For Brain Fog

6 Science-Backed Foods For Brain Fog

Many factors can contribute to brain fog, such as underlying illness, oxidative stress, lack of sleep, hormonal issues, dehydration, and perhaps the most unexpected and underlying cause of brain fog: our diet.

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Heart Rate Variability Training for Peak Performance and Stress Resilience: A Q+A With the Elite HRV Team

Heart Rate Variability Training for Peak Performance and Stress Resilience: A Q+A With the Elite HRV Team

Heart rate variability tips to help you understand the metrics and train for peak performance and stress resilience.

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How Gratitude Helps Your Brain for the Good

How Gratitude Helps Your Brain for the Good

Knowledge of what the brain is doing during the experience of gratitude provides a window into gratitude’s relationship to mental health and resilience. This is your brain on gratitude.

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The Ultimate Neurohacking List for Energy, Cognition & Longevity

The Ultimate Neurohacking List for Energy, Cognition & Longevity

Neurohackers, biohackers, and health conscious creators share their favorite hacks and tips for boosting mental energy.

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Why Algae is a Powerful Longevity and Detox Hack - A Q+A With the Founder of ENERGYbits

Why Algae is a Powerful Longevity and Detox Hack - A Q+A With the Founder of ENERGYbits

As Neurohackers, longevity, in relation to both lifespan and healthspan, is a topic of great interest to us. Scientific understanding in these areas is advancing rapidly as are studies linking algae to longevity.

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6 Sleep Optimization Tools The Qualia Team Loves

6 Sleep Optimization Tools The Qualia Team Loves

One way we can support and optimize our sleep is through the use of sleep technology. Read on to learn of six sleep optimization tools the Qualia team can’t get enough of.

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Heat Therapy For Peak Performance: A Q+A With the Founders of HigherDOSE

Heat Therapy For Peak Performance: A Q+A With the Founders of HigherDOSE

Temperature therapy has been used for centuries for optimized immune function, improved circulation, as a stress reducer, to relieve muscle soreness, and most importantly, for peak performance. Today we explore the benefits of heat therapy.

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The Surprising Link Between Stress Resistance and Mental Energy

The Surprising Link Between Stress Resistance and Mental Energy

Left unchecked, stress can be mentally exhausting, stealing energy away from important cognitive tasks and hindering our ability to perform strenuous mental work. With that understanding in mind, it’s not surprising that the neurohacking community is very keen to understand how to better support stress resilience in order to free up more mental energy.

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Debunking Sleep Debt: Can You Really Catch up on Lost Sleep?

Debunking Sleep Debt: Can You Really Catch up on Lost Sleep?

We lost an hour of sleep every night last week because of a looming project due at the end of the workweek. Over the weekend we slept in, in an effort to recoup those precious Zzzs. Is that it? Have we paid back our sleep debt with no lasting consequences to our health? Here's what science has to say.

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3 Of The Easiest Ways to Get Started With Cold Therapy

3 Of The Easiest Ways to Get Started With Cold Therapy

Cold therapy is also linked to improved sleep quality, increased focus, and even an optimized immune response. Here's the best part: getting started with cold therapy is relatively simple. In fact, you likely already have everything you need to begin implementing cold therapy into your neurohacking routine.

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How to Biohack Your Way to Less Stress

How to Biohack Your Way to Less Stress

Lack of sleep, the gut-mood connection, daily exposure to toxins, and even our stress mindsets are all components that tax our body, putting our health, longevity, and mental wellness at risk. The good news is, there are easy to implement techniques to hack your body’s biology in order to feel your best.

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7 Easy (And Free!) Ways to Stimulate Your Vagus Nerve

7 Easy (And Free!) Ways to Stimulate Your Vagus Nerve

A healthy vagal tone has become a heightened area of research within the scientific community. Thankfully, there are easy to implement, highly effective, science-backed ways to activate the power of your parasympathetic nervous system by stimulating your vagus nerve.

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Our Favorite Biohacks For an Optimized Mind and Body

Our Favorite Biohacks For an Optimized Mind and Body

Each year we research the latest neurohacking and biohacking trends and when we find a technique or tool that holds promise of increasing peak performance, we test that hack in our daily lives and we're excited to share these tried and tested biohacks with you.

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Eight Healthy Morning Habits to Physically, Mentally, and Emotionally Start Your Day

Eight Healthy Morning Habits to Physically, Mentally, and Emotionally Start Your Day

Find a successful person and you will find a structured morning routine.

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Sleep Tips and Tricks For Improving Sleep Quality

Sleep Tips and Tricks For Improving Sleep Quality

These science-backed sleep tips and tricks will help you wake up feeling amazing.

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Phosphatidylserine: Why You Should Include it in Your Diet

Phosphatidylserine: Why You Should Include it in Your Diet

Phosphatidylserine s a nootropic that has been the subject of a large number of studies intended to take a closer look at the variety of phosphatidylserine benefits. Some of these benefits stand out as particularly strong.

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What’s the Difference? Comparing the Benefits of Citicoline and Alpha GPC

What’s the Difference? Comparing the Benefits of Citicoline and Alpha GPC

As people grow more concerned about caring for their bodies, a greater emphasis has been placed on caring for the brain. The brain, after all, acts as the control center for the rest of the body. If something malfunctions at the level of the nervous system, chances are it will affect many other systems as well. One of the most important chemicals for maintaining proper brain function is choline.

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