How To Hack Your Brain To Get High Without Drugs

How To Hack Your Brain To Get High Without Drugs

The human brain is often conceptualized as a supercomputer of cosmic complexity, and like all main frames, it can be hacked into and hijacked for a range of different purposes. Getting high is the most popular of these, as evidenced by the ever-increasing rates of global drug use. Fortunately, no one has to hide anything…

Genetics Could Explain Why Divorce Runs In Families

Genetics Could Explain Why Divorce Runs In Families

There’s an old saying that says divorce runs in families. But is there any truth behind this and, if so, is it a matter of nature or nurture? To find out, scientists at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and the Lund University in Sweden analyzed the marital habits of people who had been adopted. They discovered…

Scientists Identify Ingredient In Beer That Lifts Your Mood

Scientists Identify Ingredient In Beer That Lifts Your Mood

A study has claimed that an ingredient in beer might be responsible for lifting your spirits by activating a key dopamine receptor. As always with these things though, there are some caveats, so don’t go downing beer just yet. The study was led by Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) and published in Scientific Reports. They looked at…