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The science of fasting.

I plan to do a multi-day fast soon. Please reach out with any tips! “Intermittent Fasting or Caloric restriction unleashes a complicated set of useful cellular reactions… There are currently hundreds of clinical trials looking at the Fasting/Caloric restriction. Throughout […]

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Infrared mind control.

“Now, scientists at the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute at Stanford University have developed the first non-invasive technique for controlling targeted brain circuits in behaving animals from a distance.” | learn more

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Jolting the brain’s circuits with electricity.

“Brain stimulation is booming… This expanding field of research is slowly revealing truths of the brain: how it works, how it malfunctions, and how electrical impulses, precisely targeted and controlled, might be used to treat psychiatric and neurological disorders.” | learn more

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The new science of brain health.

“Pharmacogenomics is the study of how genes affect a person’s response to drugs. It’s a relatively new field that combines pharmacology (the science of drugs) and genomics (the study of genes and their functions) to develop effective, safe medications that […]

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Why do placebos work?

Scientists used fMRI to detect which parts of the brain were pathways for the placebo and nocebo effects. They found the brainstem active during both. | learn more