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How the brain responds when our beliefs are challenged

By on June 7, 2017 in Blog with 0 Comments
How the brain responds when our beliefs are challenged

This chart shows how likely people are to change their beliefs, with 0 being the least. Source: ‘Neural correlates of maintaining one’s political beliefs in the face of counterevidence’ (USC/Nature) A recent study suggests that people do indeed hold onto political views more stubbornly than other beliefs, even when presented with information to the contrary. […]

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Struggling to stick with exercise? A change in mindset might be needed

By on June 7, 2017 in Blog with 0 Comments
Struggling to stick with exercise? A change in mindset might be needed

New research published in the peer-reviewed journal BMC Public Health suggests that a shift in mindset may be the secret to maintaining a consistent exercise schedule. The problem is an all too common one: you’ve read the headlines imploring you to be more physically active, and you mentally prepare yourself for a new exercise kick. […]

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Cannabis compound may offer hope to schizophrenia sufferers

By on June 5, 2017 in Blog with 0 Comments
Cannabis compound may offer hope to schizophrenia sufferers

A promising trial has identified a possible new schizophrenia treatment, by testing the effects of cannabidiol (CBD) on rats. The results of the study suggest CBD may have a beneficial effect on the cognitive impairment and social withdrawal commonly associated with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is believed to affect around 1.1% of the adult population globally. Many […]

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7 Supplements That Promote Optimal Restorative Sleep

By on August 30, 2018 in Sleep Aids with 0 Comments
7 Supplements That Promote Optimal Restorative Sleep

We all long to wake up in the morning feeling refreshed, restored and ready to tackle whatever the day has to throw at us. The unfortunate reality, however, is that 1 in 4 Americans battle with insomnia each year. In addition, 40% of us only manage to grab six hours or less each night. Perhaps […]

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CILTEP By Natural Stacks: Review & Buyer’s Guide

By on August 7, 2018 in Focus Supplements with 0 Comments
CILTEP By Natural Stacks: Review & Buyer’s Guide

Supplements with purported mind-sharpening properties represent the fastest growing segment of a multi-billion dollar nutraceutical industry. All over the world companies have piqued the interest of consumers searching for a mental edge at work, at school, or in day-to-day life. Combating fatigue, improving concentration, and searching for a lift in motivation, or even mood, are […]

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Qualia Premium Nootropic: Review & Buyer’s Guide

By on August 3, 2018 in Focus Supplements with 0 Comments
Qualia Premium Nootropic: Review & Buyer’s Guide

Few nootropic supplements in recent years have been as widely anticipated or as hyped in social media circles as Qualia — the marquee product of the Neurohacker Collective. Revolutionizing the way in which nootropics are formulated is no easy feat but with precision, and a carefully calibrated scientific approach, the Neurohacker team are determined to […]

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