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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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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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Stress and Health: How A Troubled Mind Affects Your Body

By on July 14, 2018 in Stress Relief with 0 Comments
Stress and Health: How A Troubled Mind Affects Your Body

With the way our mind and bodies are wired, it is no surprise that our mental health is closely linked to our physical health.  A troubled mind can affect your body in many ways. Those suffering from poor emotional health tend to take less effort in taking care of themselves. Poor diet, infrequent exercise, and […]

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