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The Four Foundational Quadrants of Neurohacking

The Four Foundational Quadrants of Neurohacking

We optimize our well-being by supporting four foundational quadrants: mind care, body care, relationships, and environment. By using this integrative framework our time on earth can consistently experience beauty and happiness, from which we can offer our greatest contribution in return.

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The Power of the Brain-Body Connection - A Q&A With Aaron Alexander, Author of The Align Method

The Power of the Brain-Body Connection - A Q&A With Aaron Alexander, Author of The Align Method

Explore the power and science of the brain-body connection.

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How the Gut Microbiome is Leading the Future of Disease Prevention and Longevity - An Interview With Dr. Emmanuel Hanon

How the Gut Microbiome is Leading the Future of Disease Prevention and Longevity - An Interview With Dr. Emmanuel Hanon

Naveen Jain, Founder of Viome, debuts as our guest host, along with fellow colleague Dr. Hanon, taking us on a thrilling discussion of how gut microbiome research is leading the future of both disease prevention and longevity.

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Neurohacker’s Reading List: Books Our Team Has Read (and Loved!)

Neurohacker’s Reading List: Books Our Team Has Read (and Loved!)

Boost your brain power by picking a book from our ever growing list of reads we have read and loved. 

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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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What Are Nootropics?

What Are Nootropics?

Nootropics are substances that enhance cognitive function and performance. Nootropics have become increasingly popular in recent years but you might still have questions about the science surrounding nootropics. If so, this article is for you.

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The Formulator's View of Qualia Mind Ingredients

The Formulator's View of Qualia Mind Ingredients

When choosing ingredients to include in Qualia Mind, Neurohacker Collective relied on scientific research and the N of 1 experiences of biohackers and the nootropic community. 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 experiences Qualia Mind was formulated to deliver.

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The Science Behind Using ulRFE Technology to Improve Focused Attention and Make You More Productive

The Science Behind Using ulRFE Technology to Improve Focused Attention and Make You More Productive

Learn the science behind using ulRFE magnetic signals to improve focus and attention to make you more productive.

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7 Easy (And Free!) Ways to Stimulate Your Vagus Nerve

7 Easy (And Free!) Ways to Stimulate Your Vagus Nerve

A healthy vagal tone has become a heightened area of research within the scientific community. Thankfully, there are easy to implement, highly effective, science-backed ways to activate the power of your parasympathetic nervous system by stimulating your vagus nerve.

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Our Favorite Biohacks For an Optimized Mind and Body

Our Favorite Biohacks For an Optimized Mind and Body

Each year we research the latest neurohacking and biohacking trends and when we find a technique or tool that holds promise of increasing peak performance, we test that hack in our daily lives and we're excited to share these tried and tested biohacks with you.

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Morning Routines of Leaders: Habits from the Founders of Neurohacker

Morning Routines of Leaders: Habits from the Founders of Neurohacker

We asked the founder's of Neurohacker Collective, "What is your morning routine?" because our morning routine (or lack thereof) tends to make or break our whole day. The most successful people have the habits that keep them consistently on track towards what is most meaningful to them. Starting the day off with positive habits creates a ripple effect through the whole day. 

We wanted to give you a glimpse into the morning routine of our very own at Neurohacker Collective, our co-founders Jordan Hall and James Schmachtenberger. Everyone benefits from a routine unique to them that contributes towards their own version of success. We hope the routines from these leaders inspire you to create your own habits to provide clarity and all-day focus, so you can tackle the tasks in your life with purpose.

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Eight Healthy Morning Habits to Physically, Mentally, and Emotionally Start Your Day

Eight Healthy Morning Habits to Physically, Mentally, and Emotionally Start Your Day

Find a successful person and you will find a structured morning routine.

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QUALIA MIND ESSENTIALS: The Building of a Comprehensive Cognitive Support Stack

QUALIA MIND ESSENTIALS: The Building of a Comprehensive Cognitive Support Stack

Qualia Mind Essentials was designed by taking into account key neural pathways and processes. It contains nootropic compounds, neuro vitamins, amino acids, choline donors, and herbal adaptogens. Each ingredient has stand-alone actions; they can also have additive or synergistic actions when combined, complementing each other in support of a particular cognitive pathway or process.

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5 Science-Backed Ways To Hack Your Health

5 Science-Backed Ways To Hack Your Health

Join us as we explore interval workouts for longevity, how aromatherapy impacts food cravings, the link between mitochondrial fitness and mental health, and why your brain is begging for a little downtime in this edition of Neurohacking Advancements. 

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Online Education: An Exploration of 7 Websites to Fuel Your Mind

Online Education: An Exploration of 7 Websites to Fuel Your Mind

Get ready to fuel your mind with seven of our favorite resources in the form of websites, companies, programs and even apps that should be on your neurohacking radar!

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What is Neurogenesis? Definition, Mechanisms, and its Role in Brain Plasticity

What is Neurogenesis? Definition, Mechanisms, and its Role in Brain Plasticity

Neuroplasticity, the nervous system's adaptive capabilities to change itself over a lifetime, is a fascinating subject. Join us as we dive deep into the science behind neuroplasticity, the role environment and behavior plays in the neurogenesis process, and how to support the biochemical processes that drive neurogenesis.

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Qualia Nootropics: The Complex Intelligence Behind Their Formulation

Qualia Nootropics: The Complex Intelligence Behind Their Formulation

Qualia nootropics were designed to promote a sustained improvement across the whole pallet of objective capacities and subjective states that contribute to optimized, creative, productive flow states. This goal required factoring many creative-productive capacities simultaneously. 

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What is Acetylcholine? An Exploration of the Cholinergic system — Functions, Neurochemistry and Support

What is Acetylcholine? An Exploration of the Cholinergic system — Functions, Neurochemistry and Support

Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter and neuromodulator (i.e., a messenger molecule released by nerve cells to signal and regulate other nerve cells). It plays important roles in cognitive function, most notably, in the neural mechanisms of memory. In addition to this memory function, acetylcholine is involved in supporting alertness, attention, and learning. It is also responsible for the neuromuscular junction. It helps skeletal muscle contract and has many health benefits.

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