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How chemicals control your thoughts and feelings.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on January 27, 2023
Dietary PEA supplementation may help prevent age-related neurodegeneration without getting you high.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on January 22, 2023
Loneliness responds to exercise only if you enjoy it, if you feel competent at it, and if it does not require too much effort.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on January 13, 2023
A recent analysis investigated when it is safe to drive a car, fly a plane, or perform complex tasks safely.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on January 7, 2023
Society’s response to COVID-19 provided insights into which brain regions are most vulnerable to being alone.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on January 5, 2023
A recent study discovered a correlation between genes that control depression, rumination, and worry and an adequate dietary folate intake.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on December 22, 2022
How is it possible that the chemicals produced by one kingdom can influence the function of a species from a very different kingdom?
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on December 17, 2022
Lying awake at night worrying about getting cancer might increase your chances of getting some cancers.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on December 6, 2022
The beautiful forsythia plant may contain chemicals to slow Alzheimer's disease.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on November 11, 2022
A recent study identified the benefits of long-term cannabis use on cognitive function in middle-aged and older humans.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on November 4, 2022
Roasting coffee beans produces chemicals that alter the physiological and addictive properties of nicotine.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on November 2, 2022
This is an easy way to modify your diet to counter the effects of the pandemic, brain fog, aging, and poor sleep.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on October 23, 2022
Women may benefit more from this ancient Aztec practice of “stacking” foods and drugs.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on October 4, 2022
The evolution and maturation of brain regions involved in social interactions in concert with patterns of brain activation determine the features of our dreams.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on September 27, 2022
Preparing the body for pain and helping the brain to forget the traumatic experience.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on September 3, 2022
Recent studies reveal the current evidence for the neuroprotective benefits of daily, long-term intake of cocoa powder for the human brain.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on September 2, 2022
A study of 47 million women found that insomnia is an important predictor of severe maternal morbidity.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on August 25, 2022
A recent study investigated the effects of CBD on physiological and psychological responses to running exercise in males.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on August 24, 2022
Recent studies have documented the long-lasting benefits of classical psychedelic drugs.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on August 20, 2022
A recent study demonstrated the atypical response of females with anorexia nervosa to vicarious and self-touch ratings of pleasantness.
Gary Wenk Ph.D. on August 2, 2022
Looking at someone you hate induces a unique pattern of activity in the brain termed the hate circuit.