How to REALLY Increase Cognitive Function

How To REALLY Improve Cognitive Function

In today’s fast-paced world, we’ve become used to getting what we want quickly and easily. If you’re hungry, you don’t have to hunt or forage for food – just go to your favorite fast food chain to grab a bite to eat. And you don’t have to walk or bike there – just hop in the car or call a taxi and you’re comfortably on your way. Or, if you really wanna save time, order some take-out. With one simple phone call, you can have a full meal delivered to you without ever leaving the house.

brain gearsThere’s no question about it: The convenience of modern living is great, but it comes at a price. We’ve gotten so used to getting what we want, when we want it that we often overlook other ways to achieve our goals. Our brains are programmed to look for shortcuts – ways of getting results with the least amount of effort. However, sometimes it’s worth the extra effort to get the best possible results.

Nootropics are often used as a shortcut to improving various aspects of cognitive function. When people learn that they can increase their focus and motivation or reduce their anxiety by simply taking a pill, they overlook all the other ways of improving the way their brains work. And, while nootropics definitely will improve cognitive performance, you’re not gonna get the most out of them unless you take care of the following things first.
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modafinil - a powerful and popular nootropic

Modafinil – A Powerful And Popular Nootropic

If you asked a group of smart drug users what their favorite nootropic is, there’s one answer that you’re gonna hear more than any other: modafinil. That’s because it’s highly effective, its benefits can be felt after one dose, there’s plenty of research to support its use, and it has a good safety profile. In other words, modafinil is one of the best nootropics available today.

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Modafinil has a number of nootropic benefits.

The benefits of modafinil are well-known to leaders in a variety of industries. Doctors, lawyers, businessmen, computer programmers, writers, artists, politicians, and pilots are just some of the professionals that use modafinil to keep their minds sharp at all times. When you need to be on top of your game, whether it’s for your job or for other reasons, modafinil is one of the best ways to ensure that your brain is working at peak efficiency.

We’re gonna take a look at the benefits, side effects, dosage, and where to buy modafinil shortly. But first, let’s look at exactly what modafinil is.
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Panax Ginseng For Cognitive Enhancement

Panax Ginseng For Cognitive Enhancement

Of all the wonderful substances out there that have nootropic properties, few are more widely-known than ginseng. It’s a remarkable plant that has been used in medicine for over 2,000 years.1 Commonly used as an ingredient in energy drinks, teas, and weight-loss products, ginseng has been shown to improve memory, cognition, immunity, and mood.2

While there are several types of ginseng available, we’re only gonna explore the benefits of Panax ginseng. Of the different types of ginseng, it has been the most widely studied and proven to be effective. We’re gonna look at the benefits of Panax ginseng, potential side effects, and dosage. But first, let’s take a look at what exactly Panax ginseng is and how it differs from other types of ginseng.
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The Top 3 Nootropic Stacks For Beginners

The Top 3 Nootropic Stacks For Beginners

It’s not uncommon for nootropic users to take more than one at a time. Many nootropics work best when combined with other ones. These nootropic combinations are often referred to as nootropic “stacks.”

We’re gonna look at the top 3 nootropic stacks for people that may be new to the wonderful world of cognitive enhancement. These stacks were chosen because they’re safe, effective, and simple. But, just because these stacks are ideal for beginners, doesn’t mean that they aren’t still popular with more experienced users. Nootropic users of all experience levels can and do use these powerful combinations.
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ginkgo biloba for memory and cognition

Ginkgo Biloba for Memory and Cognition

Of all the wonderful plants and herbs that have mind and mood-boosting properties, few of them are more popular than Ginkgo biloba. It’s been around for centuries and has a long history of being used to treat memory and blood disorders. In recent years, Ginkgo biloba has been used for its nootropic, cognition-boosting, and memory-enhancing effects.

Ginkgo biloba, often simply referred to as “ginkgo,” is the most commonly used supplement for brain health.1 It’s been used for thousands of years all over the world to treat a number of conditions.2 The scientific community has taken an interest in ginkgo and recent studies have started to shed some light onto how this fascinating herb works.

We’ll look at the benefits, potential side effects, dosage, and where to buy Ginkgo biloba shortly. First, lets examine what exactly ginkgo is.
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neurotransmitter basics

Neurotransmitter Basics

You’ve probably heard about neurotransmitters. They are the chemical messengers in our brains that dictate how we feel, think, and behave. They play a role in everything from appetite to sleep, motivation to mood, memory to libido, and so much more.

To fully understand how neurotransmitters work, you’d need to study them in a lot more detail than we could ever explain in a single blog post. We’re just gonna go over the basics of what neurotransmitters are, what they do, and which ones some of the more popular nootropics work on.
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The Different Types Of Nootropics

The Different Types Of Nootropics

It’s no secret that interest in nootropics has been exploding over the past couple years. With the popularity of films and TV shows like Limitless, the idea of using drugs to enhance brain function is no longer limited to bio-hackers and transhumanists. Mainstream society is now taking an interest in nootropics.

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The popularity of nootropics is steadily increasing.

Also known as smart drugs, cognitive enhancers, and about a dozen other names, nootropics are substances that improve one or more aspects of cognitive functioning (memory, focus, mood, anxiety, alertness, etc.). They can be drugs, supplements, vitamins, minerals, plants, herbs, or anything else that improves brain function.

There are many different types of nootropics. They come from several different categories of substances. We’re going to break them down into 7 different types. Each type of nootropic works differently in the body and brain. Here’s the different types of nootropics:
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The Adderall Stack

The Adderall Stack

One of the most common questions that gets asked about nootropics is “What nootropic is the most like Adderall?” It’s a question that can be found on nootropics message boards around the internet, and it’s one that we’ve been asked countless times.

adderall stackIf we had to pick a single nootropic as the best Adderall alternative, it would have to be phenylpiracetam. But, by itself, it really can’t compare to Adderall. As of now, no single nootropic even comes close to being as motivating, mood-enhancing, and focus-improving as the powerful prescription drug Adderall.

You probably noticed that we said that no single nootropic can compare to Adderall. However, when we start stacking nootropics, we can recreate just about all of it’s positive effects.

After doing tons of research, asking around the internet on nootropics message boards, and testing over a dozen different stacks ourselves, we’ve come up with the the Adderall stack. This is the ultimate stack to recreate the effects of Adderall.
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cdp-choline for memory and motivation

CDP-Choline For Memory and Motivation

Most effective nootropic stacks include a choline source. Although there are several others, the two most commonly used cholinergics are alpha-GPC and CDP-choline.

cdp-choline aka citicoline
CDP-Choline is also known as Citicoline

If you are interested in learning more about alpha-GPC, you can do so here. But today we’re gonna be going over the benefits of CDP-choline.

CDP-choline, also known as citicoline, is a potent nootropic with a number of physical and nootropic benefits. We’ll get to the benefits, side effects, dosage, and stack information shortly. First, let’s look at what exactly CDP-choline is.
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The Top 3 Nootropic Adaptogens

The Top 3 Nootropic Adaptogens

Nootropics are used to improve one or more aspects of cognitive performance. Some work by improving memory and motivation. Others work by improving mood and reducing anxiety, resulting in an overall improvement in cognition.

One of the most interesting class of substances with nootropic benefits are adaptogens. These are plants that affect the body and brain in a number of different ways.

We’re gonna look at the top 3 nootropic adaptogens that are being used today. But first, let’s look at what exactly an adaptogen is.
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