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Health Benefits of Lion’s Mane Mushrooms

Health Benefits of Lion’s Mane Mushrooms

Discover the brain-boosting potential of Lion's Mane mushrooms. Learn about Lion’s Mane benefits, use, and more.

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What is Mental Acuity? Your Guide to Staying Sharp

What is Mental Acuity? Your Guide to Staying Sharp

Learn what mental acuity is and science-backed ways to maintain mental sharpness and clarity as you age.

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Brain Facts: How It Works, Why It Matters, and How Experiences Shape The Brain

Brain Facts: How It Works, Why It Matters, and How Experiences Shape The Brain

Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett helps us better understand the intricate mechanisms through which our brain governs our internal functions, shapes our perceptions, and influences various facets of human nature, including emotion and interpersonal dynamics.

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Handwriting Boosts Brain Connectivity More Than Typing Research Shows

Handwriting Boosts Brain Connectivity More Than Typing Research Shows

Following a study where university students' brain activity was recorded, researchers concluded that handwriting could enhance learning and memory.

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Magnesium and Aging: Can Low Magnesium Levels Impact Aging?

Magnesium and Aging: Can Low Magnesium Levels Impact Aging?

Magnesium is an essential nutrient required for the healthy function of every organ in the human body. Learn how magnesium impacts the 12 hallmarks of aging.

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Just Having Your Smartphone Nearby Might Be Changing Your Brain

Just Having Your Smartphone Nearby Might Be Changing Your Brain

A new study shows that just having your phone nearby can contribute to "brain drain," impacting your cognitive abilities. Learn why you should leave your phone in another room if you want to boost productivity. 

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Coffee Lovers Rejoice: Your Coffee Experience Enhances Brain Readiness

Coffee Lovers Rejoice: Your Coffee Experience Enhances Brain Readiness

Discover how you daily cup of coffee alters brain connectivity, providing a deeper understanding of caffeine's nootropic effects.

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Your Guide to Brain Supplements

Your Guide to Brain Supplements

Brain supplements (nootropics) can support the many dimensions of brain activity. This is an ultimate guide to the top researched brain supplements. 

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L-Theanine: Understanding Its Benefits & Origin

L-Theanine: Understanding Its Benefits & Origin

Learn the science behind using L-theanine as a natural way to support a calm state, mental clarity and relaxation.

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Is Your Daily Coffee Run The Key to a Healthier Heart and Longevity?

Is Your Daily Coffee Run The Key to a Healthier Heart and Longevity?

Good news. Your daily coffee run may help you live longer and contribute to heart health. Drink up!

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Nootropics: Research, Benefits, and Types

Nootropics: Research, Benefits, and Types

Everything you need to know about the latest research to support nootropics and list of the best studied nootropics for focus, memory, and drive.

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Ketones: What They Are and How to Leverage Them For Greater Health and Longevity

Ketones: What They Are and How to Leverage Them For Greater Health and Longevity

What follows is a transcript from a conversation with Dr. Latt Mansor on the topic of leveraging ketones for greater metabolic health, athletic performance, and cognitive health.

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How Dark Chocolate May Support Cognitive Efficiency and Performance

How Dark Chocolate May Support Cognitive Efficiency and Performance

Fighting the afternoon slump? Studies show dark chocolate may be all you need to boost cognitive performance and concentration. 

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What is Mental Energy & How to Support It

What is Mental Energy & How to Support It

Mental energy is important because it is essential for cognitive performance. Read on to better understand what mental energy is and seven research-backed ways to support it. 

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How to Promote Deep Sleep and Working Memory With Yoga Nidra

How to Promote Deep Sleep and Working Memory With Yoga Nidra

The what and how of promoting deep sleep and working memory with Yoga Nidra. 

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Sleep Tips: How and When to View Light to Get Better Sleep

Sleep Tips: How and When to View Light to Get Better Sleep

Optimize your sleep patterns by understanding the direct influence of our exposure to light throughout the day on sleep rhythms. 

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Work at a Desk? Study Shows Just 1 Minute of Squats Beats Brain Fatigue

Work at a Desk? Study Shows Just 1 Minute of Squats Beats Brain Fatigue

Stuck at a desk all day? Studies show just one minute of squatting exercises may help beat brain fatigue and boost mental energy.

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Do Brain Supplements Work?

Do Brain Supplements Work?

Do brain supplements actually work? What do studies show? Learn the truth about nootropics and how they can enhance your everyday life.

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Brain Matters: How to Unlock Your Neuropotential With Neurofeedback - An Interview With Dr. Andrew Hill

Brain Matters: How to Unlock Your Neuropotential With Neurofeedback - An Interview With Dr. Andrew Hill

What follows is a transcript for a Collective Insights episode with Dr. Andrew Hill where we explored the incredible benefits associated with neurofeedback, from reducing stress and anxiety to improving focus and memory retention.

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How Dysbiosis, Toxicity, and Underlying Infection Affect Brain Function and Chronic Illness - An Interview With Dr. Nafysa Parpia

How Dysbiosis, Toxicity, and Underlying Infection Affect Brain Function and Chronic Illness - An Interview With Dr. Nafysa Parpia

What follows is a transcript for a Collective Insights encore episode where Daniel Schmactenberger and Dr. Nafysa Parpia explored how gut dysbiosis, toxicity, and underlying infection affect brain function and chronic illness.

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How Flow Science is Making Us Rethink Everything We Know About Aging - An Interview With Steven Kotler

How Flow Science is Making Us Rethink Everything We Know About Aging - An Interview With Steven Kotler

What follows is a transcript from our podcast with Steven Kotler where he fearlessly challenges long-standing myths surrounding aging.

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Magnesium For Brain Health: Why Magnesium is Crucial

Magnesium For Brain Health: Why Magnesium is Crucial

New studies show magnesium supplementation can help maintain healthy brain volume and cognition. Here's what you need to know. 

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The Real Neuroscience of Creativity: Debunking Creative Expression Myths - An Interview With Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D

The Real Neuroscience of Creativity: Debunking Creative Expression Myths - An Interview With Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D

What follows is a transcript from when Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D, joined us to overturn conventional and overly simplistic notions surrounding the neuroscience of creativity.

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Senolytics: The Latest Breakthrough in Aging and Longevity Science - An Interview With The Qualia Science Team

Senolytics: The Latest Breakthrough in Aging and Longevity Science - An Interview With The Qualia Science Team

What follows is a transcript from a Collective Insights podcast episode with Dr. Nick Bitz and Dr. Greg Kelly where we discussed one of the biggest aging breakthroughs of our time, senolytics.

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Heart Rate Variability (HRV): How to Train it for Greater Stress Resilience - An Interview With Dr. Jay Wiles

Heart Rate Variability (HRV): How to Train it for Greater Stress Resilience - An Interview With Dr. Jay Wiles

We explore what heart rate variability (HRV) is, how it affects the human body, and how to train it for greater stress resilience.

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