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The Default Mode Network

The Default Mode Network

The default mode network is a group of brain regions connecting the cortex, the rational new part of the brain & the older part focused on emotions& memories. It is believed to play a large part in our ego, because it rests when we are focused and active when we are awake and not involved in any specific mental exercise like:

  • self-reflection
  • thinking of the future

Quieting the default mode is what happens through meditation or psychedelics. 

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Psychedelics is cheating for mental health

The mental health profession is focused on the brain chemistry, assuming it's the be-all of brain health. Psychedelics on the other hand focused on experiential healing, proving that limited experiences can have permanent effects on the brain. 

"Can you achieve the same...

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Spirituality & The Ego

Spirituality & The Ego

"The opposite of spirituality is not materialism... but egotism" - Michael Pollan. 

Spirituality is often associated with gods or religion. It is, however, an experience of connectedness with the world and other people that does not require the supernatural. But it requires

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Psychedelics are not drugs but experiences

Psychedelics are not drugs but experiences

The US government (starting in the 70s with the Nixon administration and its War on Drugs) classified psychedelics as Type 1 drugs, alongside narcotics. However this classification is being challenged:

  • psychedelics are not addictive
  • psychedelics are no...

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Brain rigidity and mental problems

Brain rigidity and mental problems

Why is that psychedelics work on rather distinct mental problems like depression, anxiety and the addictions associated with each? 

A hypothesis is they are all symptoms of the ...

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The Default Mode Network: A Key Brain Region

The Default Mode Network: A Key Brain Region

When we evoke our past or visualize our future, the default mode network region of the brain, which includes areas like the medial prefrontal cortex, are activated.

This is usually when we are relaxed and are letting our minds wander.

Daydreaming is good for our brains

When we daydream, we form alternate-reality thoughts with the assistance of the default mode network - a cluster of brain regions. Researchers found this network is most active when we are not focusing on anything.

  • Neuroscientists think this type of creative thinking...

The First-Night Effect: The Reason We Can’t Sleep At A New Place

The First-Night Effect: The Reason We Can’t Sleep At A New Place

  • Known as the First-Night Effect, many of us aren’t able to sleep properly at a new place the first time.
  • The reason for this, according to research, is that half our brain (the left hemisphere, mostly) stays awake in alert mode. This area of the brain is called the defau...

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