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Left Brain vs. Right Brain: Which Side is More Creative?

Humans—more so than any other species—have transcended the baseline goals of survival, allowing for the blossoming of complex societies, innovative technologies and philosophical theorizations. But what makes humans—opposed to their closest primate relatives—so well equipped for creative advancements? The answer lies above the shoulders, inside the protective bone casing and within the bumpy contours and …

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The Brain’s Psychedelic System

Naturally-occurring psychedelics co-evolved with us. Rather than acting to scramble our brain activity in some chaotic way, psychedelics actually activate a pre-existing pathway in our brain.  Psychedelics do this by connecting to the serotonin 2A receptor, also known as the 5HT2A receptor. Why do psychedelics do this and what is this pathway for?  Does the DMT …

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