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  • Could Psychedelics Strengthen the Will?

    Could Psychedelics Strengthen the Will?

    Ben Rifkin | | 0
    Research shows psychedelics may enhance cognition, and in the long-run might enhance executive function, or what is commonly called willpower. This latter theory may be supported by their antiaddictive properties. What would you do with enhanced willpower?
  • In praise of uncertainty

    In praise of uncertainty

    Research suggests we should embrace uncertainty and seek challenges wherever possible in order to improve mental capabilities and prevent cognitive decline. That does not fit with the zeitgeist: uncertainty makes nervous and anxious. Here's the plan.