Tag: dopamine

Is Masturbation Good For You?

Is Masturbation Good For You?

Surveys show that 95% of men and around 72% of women have masturbated in their life. But with rumours that it’s unhealthy, can cause blindness, and even infertility, can masturbation be good for you? Feeling yourself isn’t just for single people. 70% of men and 40% of women in relationships reported masturbating within the 4 …

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WHY Exercise is so Underrated (Brain Power & Movement Link)

WHY Exercise is so Underrated (Brain Power & Movement Link)

To understand the injustice that has been done to exercise, let’s pretend we’re back in 1995 and Nintendo is advertising the Nintendo 64. When marketing, they talk solely about the technical aspects of the machine and how it has a 93.7 megahertz processor compared to the Super Nintendo’s measly 3.56 megahertz processor. The N64 flops …

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Mind over muscle? Limits to Endurance Performance | Professor Samuele Marcora | Think Kent

Mind over muscle? Limits to Endurance Performance | Professor Samuele Marcora | Think Kent

Hello ladies and gentlemen, my name is Samuele Marcora and I am Professor of Exercise Physiology at the University of Kent in the School of Sport and Exercise Science and also member of the Endurance Research Group. Today I’m going to talk about the limits of endurance performance in humans and the basic question is, …

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Your Brain on Drugs: Marijuana

Your Brain on Drugs: Marijuana

For centuries, humans have been using substances to alter their state of mind. From caffeine, cigarettes and alcohol to more extreme drugs. But as the most commonly used illicit drug in North America, Where does marijuana fit in and how exactly does it affect your brain? First, we need to understand how the brain functions. …

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