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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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Pandemic Drug Use and the Cartel

The ongoing uncertainty that the pandemic generated has made most of the population more stressed, anxious and depressed than usual. As a way to cope with those emotions and mental health issues, drug use is rising. Although drug cartels have faced some challenges during the pandemic overall, their operations have been unaffected. Just about every …

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Dextromethorphan (DXM) Guide: Effects, Uses, Legality, and Safety

Dextromethorphan (DXM) Guide: Effects, Uses, Legality, and Safety

Dextromethorphan, or DXM, is an over-the-counter cough suppressant found in the majority of nonprescription allergy, cold, and flu medications. At high doses, DXM acts as a powerful dissociative with effects similar to ketamine and PCP. Like other dissociative anesthetics, DXM is an NMDA antagonist but differs in that it also acts as a sigma receptor …

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