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10 Clues That Your Screen Time Behavior is Impacting Your Vision

10 Clues That Your Screen Time Behavior is Impacting Your Vision

High amounts of screen time cause the body to give us vision- and quite often posture-related feedback clues. It can also impact thinking and mood. Let’s focus on the visual system, because clues in this area are a common type of feedback, and an indication of visual system stress.

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The Formulator's View of the Qualia Skin Ingredients

The Formulator's View of the Qualia Skin Ingredients

Neurohacker Collective’s science team extensively reviewed scientific research on more than 80 ingredients before deciding on what to include in Qualia Skin. In this blog post, we’ll share some of the reasons why we chose each ingredient, the role it plays, and why we selected the dose we use.

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Qualia Skin: The Building of a Comprehensive Supplement for Better Skin

Qualia Skin: The Building of a Comprehensive Supplement for Better Skin

There is an organ that we often take for granted and whose importance should probably be more acknowledged: the skin.

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Exploring Global Systems Through the Lens of Indigenous Thinking - An Interview With Tyson Yunkaporta

Exploring Global Systems Through the Lens of Indigenous Thinking - An Interview With Tyson Yunkaporta

Tyson Yunkaporta, academic, author, and a researcher who belongs to the Apalech Clan in far north Queensland, joins us today to discuss how Indigenous wisdom can help change the world for the better.

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Qualia Skin Survey Results

Qualia Skin Survey Results

This study aimed to assess whether Qualia Skin, by providing skin nourishment from within and supporting comprehensive skin health and healthy skin aging, would change participant satisfaction and self-ratings of aspects of the skin’s feel and appearance.

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Combining Vision and Breath to Alter Fear States: An Interview With Andrew Huberman, PhD and Brian Mackenzie

Combining Vision and Breath to Alter Fear States: An Interview With Andrew Huberman, PhD and Brian Mackenzie

The work of Dr. Andrew Huberman and Brian Mackenzie implements a unique combination of breathing protocols and selective visual stimuli, in an instrumental methodology for adjusting one’s state— specifically the fear state. We discuss how to consciously choose a parasympathetic response over a sympathetic flight or freeze response when faced with real challenge.

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Biohacking for Better Skin: Understanding Skin Aging Mechanisms

Biohacking for Better Skin: Understanding Skin Aging Mechanisms

Understanding the main aspects of skin health, the major processes and pathways of healthy skin physiology, and the mechanisms of skin aging is essential to learning how to keep the skin healthy and youthful.

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What is Meta-Immunity? - An Interview with Dr. Benjamin Kaplan-Singer

What is Meta-Immunity? - An Interview with Dr. Benjamin Kaplan-Singer

Concierge medicine doctor with expertise in ketamine integrative treatment, integrative medicine and psychoneuroimmunology, Benjamin Kaplan-Singer MD, joins us today. He shares information about the true nature of meta-immunity, anti-fragility and biohacking tips to further improve your meta-immunity. Dr. Ben has 18 years of experience in biomedical research and has been teaching his patients how to be masters of self-care so they can be free from chronic disease and reclaim their vitality.

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Understanding Non-Ordinary Experiences, Psychedelics and Our Reality: An Interview With Dennis McKenna

Understanding Non-Ordinary Experiences, Psychedelics and Our Reality: An Interview With Dennis McKenna

In this episode Dennis McKenna shares his professional and personal stories and discoveries on the interdisciplinary study of ethnopharmacology and natural psychedelics. 

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Biohacking for Better Skin: Factors That Influence Skin Health and Aging

Biohacking for Better Skin: Factors That Influence Skin Health and Aging

The best way to understand how to keep the skin healthy and youthful is by understanding what are the factors that impact skin health and aging, which is what we’ll explore in this article.

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 How Our Second Brain Affects Mood, Immune Function, and Cognition: A Q&A With Naveen Jain

How Our Second Brain Affects Mood, Immune Function, and Cognition: A Q&A With Naveen Jain

New areas of neuroscience are looking from the bottom-up, focusing on how the gut impacts the brain. These findings and more have earned our gut microbiome the nickname “the second brain.”

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The Science of Meditation: An Interview With Ariel Garten

The Science of Meditation: An Interview With Ariel Garten

Join us as Ariel Garten guides us on a mindfulness meets science journey as we unpack the research that supports how meditation makes significant, actual changes inside the brain. She shares insider tips for using meditation as a tool for increased focus, managing anxiety, and greater self awareness.

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The Exact Science of What Happens to Your Brain When You Meditate

The Exact Science of What Happens to Your Brain When You Meditate

Science reveals meditation makes significant, actual changes to the brain, making the connection between meditation and the brain more profound than ever before.

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Reframing The Stigma Surrounding Death and End of Life Experiences: An Interview With BJ Miller, MD

Reframing The Stigma Surrounding Death and End of Life Experiences: An Interview With BJ Miller, MD

BJ Miller, hospice and palliative care doctor at the University of California, San Francisco Cancer Center and the co-author of the book "A Beginner's Guide To The End: Practical Advice For Living Life And Facing Death, joins us today to discuss a topic that is often avoided at all costs: death. 

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The Formulator's View of the Qualia Focus Ingredients

The Formulator's View of the Qualia Focus Ingredients

QUALIA FOCUS combines 14 ingredients that have been carefully selected to support alertness, attention, focus, memory, mood, and motivation. In this blog post, we’ll share some of the reasons why we included each ingredient and how individually they contribute to the overall nootropic experience.

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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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The Ultimate “Light Diet” to Boost Mitochondrial and Vision Health

The Ultimate “Light Diet” to Boost Mitochondrial and Vision Health

Matt Maruca, CEO of Ra Optics, shares with us 8 steps to optimizing, both mitochondrial and vision health through the power of light

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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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Individuals Must Join Together For Climate Change - An Interview with Bill McKibben

Individuals Must Join Together For Climate Change - An Interview with Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben is a noted environmentalist, author, educator, and activist. He famously wrote the book The End of Nature 3 decades ago, and most recently in his book Falter he explores what it might mean for us to come to the end of our civilization rope and what do we do next. He is the founder of 350.org global Grassroots movement for environmental advocacy, justice, and divestment from petrol capitalism.

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Biohacking for Better Skin: Understanding The Structure and Function of The Skin

Biohacking for Better Skin: Understanding The Structure and Function of The Skin

The skin is a special organ that combines the body’s major systems: circulatory, nervous, muscular, immune, endocrine. It is a barrier that protects us against the threats in our environment, but it is also a sensory organ that allows us to perceive the outside world. Read on to understand both the structure and function of the skin.

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The Power of Neuroplasticity - An Interview with Brant Cortright, Ph.D.

The Power of Neuroplasticity - An Interview with Brant Cortright, Ph.D.

The bad news is there are toxins in our environment that can negatively impact our brain function, but the good news is we can heal the brain physically and psychologically with lifestyle changes. Clinical psychologist, Brant Cortright, Ph.D., sheds light on the processes of neurogenesis and explains neuroplasticity. He also describes the relationship between cognitive decline, anxiety and depression.

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Exploring Self-Actualization for Greater Happiness: An Interview With Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D

Exploring Self-Actualization for Greater Happiness: An Interview With Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D

In this episode Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D, humanistic psychologist, cognitive scientist, and educational philosopher joins us to dive deep into the topic of self-actualization for greater happiness.

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6 Sleep Optimization Tools For Neurohackers That Our Team Loves

6 Sleep Optimization Tools For Neurohackers That Our 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 Neurohackers can’t get enough of.

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Why Does Mitochondrial Health Affect Aging? 4 Science-Backed Ways to Rejuvenate Mitochondria

Why Does Mitochondrial Health Affect Aging? 4 Science-Backed Ways to Rejuvenate Mitochondria

Selectively eliminating dysfunctional mitochondria (mitophagy) and replacing them with new mitochondria (mitochondrial biogenesis) helps us stay biologically younger. But what exactly are the functions of mitochondria and how does mitochondrial health affect aging?

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Qualia Vision: The Building of a Comprehensive Eye Support Stack

Qualia Vision: The Building of a Comprehensive Eye Support Stack

Being fully aware of the hurdles of screen time—we spend as much time looking at screens as anyone else—we wanted to create a product that would support and protect the health, resistance, and resilience of the visual system. We designed Qualia Vision to help our eyes cope with the challenges of the digital age hose a set of ingredients that could support visual health and performance.

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