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Eat Smart, Literally: 6 Science-Backed Foods to Beat Brain Fog

Eat Smart, Literally: 6 Science-Backed Foods to Beat Brain Fog

Many factors can contribute to brain fog, such as underlying illness, oxidative stress, lack of sleep, hormonal issues, dehydration, and perhaps the most unexpected and underlying cause of brain fog: our diet.

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Building a Resilient Brain: Tips for Greater Mental Toughness - An Interview With Joe De Sena

Building a Resilient Brain: Tips for Greater Mental Toughness - An Interview With Joe De Sena

What’s the secret to building a resilient brain? At the core it’s one’s ability to tolerate discomfort. Discomfort is the price we pay for resilience. Today, Joe De Sena, CEO and founder of Spartan, shares techniques to help us build a resilient mind. 

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Heart Rate Variability Training for Peak Performance and Stress Resilience: A Q+A With the Elite HRV Team

Heart Rate Variability Training for Peak Performance and Stress Resilience: A Q+A With the Elite HRV Team

Heart rate variability tips to help you understand the metrics and train for peak performance and stress resilience.

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Exploring Psychedelics and the Mystical - An Interview With Christopher Bache

Exploring Psychedelics and the Mystical - An Interview With Christopher Bache

Christopher Bache shares his courageous and outrageous thought experiments and lived experience with therapeutic psychedelics and his inquiry into the mystical. He brings his interdisciplinary set of frameworks ranging from comparative religion to transpersonal psychology, to his own lived experience of what were the types and classifications and categories of experiences he had. 

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How To Set Appropriate Boundaries With Work And Money - An Interview With Garrett Gunderson

How To Set Appropriate Boundaries With Work And Money - An Interview With Garrett Gunderson

Garrett Gunderson introduces us to a whole topic, Financial health. He is commonly referred to as a financial genius within the entrepreneurial communities. And what better person to host this conversation than our very own CEO and co-founder James Schmachtenberger! 

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How to Use Red Light Therapy- A Q+A With Jake Kreuz, Founder of Vital Red Light

How to Use Red Light Therapy- A Q+A With Jake Kreuz, Founder of Vital Red Light

Everything you need to know about red light therapy's benefits, side effects, and protocols for using photobiomodulation at home.

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Why The World Needs Neurohacking Now More Than Ever

Why The World Needs Neurohacking Now More Than Ever

We humans are in a bit of an ‘emergence through emergency’ scenario. If we want to stay in the game, we’re going to need to seriously level up. We call it neurohacking.

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The Right Way to Reframe the Glycemic Index for Gut and Brain Health - An Interview With JJ Virgin

The Right Way to Reframe the Glycemic Index for Gut and Brain Health - An Interview With JJ Virgin

In an eye-opening discussion we tackle false dogmatic nutrition beliefs that are impacting both our microbiome and cognitive function. 

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How to Manipulate Light to Help Improve Mitochondrial Function - An Interview With Matt Maruca

How to Manipulate Light to Help Improve Mitochondrial Function - An Interview With Matt Maruca

In this episode Matt Maruca, CEO of Ra Optics, and citizen scientist joins us to unpack the science behind how light drives mitochondrial function and circadian rhythms.

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Oxygen Training: A Q+A With Mark Squibb, Founder of LiveO2

Oxygen Training: A Q+A With Mark Squibb, Founder of LiveO2

The latest scientific research into oxygen training indicates it's possible to maintain and even regain peak physical and cognitive performance*. Here’s why peak performers are loving it.

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How Gratitude Helps Your Brain for the Good

How Gratitude Helps Your Brain for the Good

Knowledge of what the brain is doing during the experience of gratitude provides a window into gratitude’s relationship to mental health and resilience. This is your brain on gratitude.

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Cutting Edge Skin Health Therapies Loved by Biohackers: A Q&A With Dr. Amy Killen

Cutting Edge Skin Health Therapies Loved by Biohackers: A Q&A With Dr. Amy Killen

Dr. Amy Killen, leading anti-aging and regenerative physician, specializing in “Skin and Sex,” is here to share cutting-edge therapies to help us biohack our way to natural, glowing, and youthful skin.

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Using Probiotics to Improve Gut-Brain Connection - An Interview with Dr. Michael Ruscio

Using Probiotics to Improve Gut-Brain Connection - An Interview with Dr. Michael Ruscio

Best-selling author and clinical researcher Dr. Michael Ruscio dives deep into the gut-brain connection and how to strengthen their synergy with easy practical tips.

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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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