Your Brain On MDMA

Your Brain On MDMA

With an estimated 2 million pills being smuggled into the US every day and ⅓ of students at universities like Stanford saying they have tried it, MDMA or ‘Molly” has become a popular drug of choice. But what exactly is it, and how does it …

Your Brain On Shrooms

Your Brain On Shrooms

Psychedelic or ‘magic’ mushrooms have been ingested by humans for over 9000 years. Even today, this naturally grown fungus is commonly used as a recreational drug, causing hallucinations, but how exactly does it work? The main psychoactive ingredient in shrooms is call psilocybin. When ingested, …

Here’s What Happens When You Drink Coffee On An Empty Stomach | Nutshell Videos

Here’s What Happens When You Drink Coffee On An Empty Stomach | Nutshell Videos

HERE’S WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU DRINK COFFEE ON AN EMPTY STOMACH We all know that the coffee includes a lot of health benefits; however, that is not a case if we drink coffee early in the morning on an empty stomach. So, that means that …

Blood Brain Barrier, Animation

Blood Brain Barrier, Animation

The blood-brain barrier refers to the highly selective permeability of blood vessels within the central nervous system. The barrier controls, in a precise manner, substances that can enter or leave the nervous tissue. It helps maintain the stable state, or homeostasis, of brain tissue, amid …

How stress affects your body – Sharon Horesh Bergquist

How stress affects your body – Sharon Horesh Bergquist

Cramming for a test? Trying to get more done than you have time to do? Stress is a feeling we all experience when we are challenged or overwhelmed. But more than just an emotion, stress is a hardwired physical response that travels throughout your entire …

Flashback Friday: How to Slow Brain Aging by Two Years

Flashback Friday: How to Slow Brain Aging by Two Years

“How to Slow Brain Aging By Two Years” A plant-based diet is thought to have played a significant role in human evolution. And the consumption of whole plant foods and even just extracts has repeatedly been associated with a decreased risk of aging related diseases. …