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Gary Wenk Ph.d

Gary Wenk Ph.d

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A Nootropic Hiding in the Urine of Coffee Drinkers

Paraxanthine is more effective than caffeine at improving cognitive function.

12.06.2024 30

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Why Is Listening to Music So Pleasurable?

14.05.2024 70

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Preventing Memory Loss With Marijuana

Some parts of the brain respond positively to regular cannabis exposure.

29.04.2024 70

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LSD May Be More Effective When You’re Already Depressed

Depressed patients reported a greater increase in mood, vigor, and elation.

26.03.2024 20

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Are Eating Disorders Regulated by Our Endocannabinoid System?

Insights into how the brain discriminates between wanting to eat vs. liking to eat.

25.03.2024 10

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Can AI Predict Your Sexual Orientation?

A brief five-minute brain scan using machine learning is 83 percent accurate.

19.03.2024 20

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A Psychedelic Therapy for Depression Without Hallucinations

A fast, effective, and long-lasting treatment for major depressive disorder.

22.02.2024 10

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Can Drinking More Coffee Help You Live Longer?

Yes—and the blend of biologically active compounds may help you live healthier, too.

16.02.2024 20

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Is Breakfast Brain Food?

What happens to your brain if you skip breakfast and eat later instead?

12.02.2024 10

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Did Having COVID-19 Ruin Your Sleep?

The virus can induce changes in the brain that continue to produce insomnia.

01.02.2024 10

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Exercise and Ketamine for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Exercise may contribute to better mood and mental health in multiple ways.

30.01.2024 20

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What Is Love?

Where (in the brain) can I find love?

20.01.2024 8

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The Future of Cannabis for Brain Disorders

The potential benefits of cannabinoid therapies are being explored.

10.01.2024 10

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The Little-Known Curses of the Y Chromosome

Their social and cultural roles play a minor role in the longevity of males.

06.01.2024 20

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Is Your Medication Giving You Nightmares?

Nightmares are a common side effect of many CNS medications.

09.12.2023 20

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Do Food Supplements Boost Memory?

It is best not to depend on a supplement.

08.12.2023 8

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How and Why Does the Brain Create Dreams?

Recent studies have shown how and where dreams are produced.

06.12.2023 9

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The Neuroscience of Dreaming

05.12.2023 5

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