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5 Facts about Cannabis That Will Make You Smarter

By | February 16th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Health, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , , , |

After several decades of being a taboo, the image of cannabis is finally being reconsidered. Using cannabis in a healthy way can provide you with mental and spiritual benefits. Of course, any misuse of the plant would be a loss of time. Let’s have a look at these five facts about cannabis that can make [...]

Daily Marijuana Use Doesn’t Cause Brain Abnormalities, New Study Finds

By | February 11th, 2015|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

With all the talk about daily marijuana usage, it is no wonder we are all confused. Is it detrimental to our mental health, or is it no different, even possibly healthier, than cigarettes? There are so many questions still left unanswered, but new tests give reason to believe that marijuana doesn’t really affect the brain [...]

Hallucinogenic Psilocybin Can Prompt Permanent Personality Changes

By | December 7th, 2014|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

We all understand that drug use temporarily changes the way we think. Substances such as marijuana can create a sense of euphoria paired with an easy-going type of personality, and cocaine can cause racing thoughts and heightened energy. Other drugs, such as hallucinogenic mushrooms can also cause similar effects. In fact, the substances lovingly called [...]

Chronic Pot Smoking Shrinks the Brain But Increases Its Connectivity

By | November 19th, 2014|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

One of the most controversial topics in the world is raising new questions for society. Chronic pot smoking: is it safe or is it detrimental to the health? Well, the truth is, there are effects of smoking marijuana, other than increased appetite and euphoric states of pleasure. There are negative affects to this habit, this [...]

Brilliant Minds: How LSD Changed the World!

By | July 29th, 2014|Categories: History & Archaeology, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

If you read my very first article, Expansion of Consciousness-Psilocybin’s Gateway to the Mind &Well-being, you would know that I have a deep fascination with psychedelic drug research, especially for the benefits of medicinal and therapeutic use. With that being said, I would never advocate that drug use makes a person brilliant; in fact it [...]

Cannabis: a Misunderstood Plant That Could Save the Planet

By | May 5th, 2014|Categories: Earth, Medicine & Genetics|Tags: , , , , , |

Many people have a confusion regarding the different varieties of cannabis and thousands of different uses of this plant around the world. The results of ignorance and misinformation lead thousands of people to jail, boost organized crime and deprive the state and citizens of an important source of revenue. Cannabis is a plant which has been cultivated for different uses for 10,000 years and has had a ‘bad reputation’ for the last 50 years. Cannabis is usually classified into three distinct types: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica and Cannabis ruderalis. […]

Occasional Use of Cannabis Affects Brain Regions Responsible for Emotions and Motivation

By | April 17th, 2014|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Young adults who smoke marijuana (cannabis) from time to time may experience significant changes in two key areas of the brain, which play an important role in emotions and motivations. This is what is stated by a new U.S. scientific research, which, at the same time, does not lead to any definitive conclusion as to how harmful this substance is in small to moderate quantities. This is the first study that shows that there may be consequences even for the occasional marijuana users, and as the weekly use increases, the possibility of brain damage is rising. Previous studies only found brain lesions in […]

Marijuana smokers don’t see dreams

By | May 3rd, 2012|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Many people who smoke marijuana say that after smoking they do not see dreams at all. However, if the same people give up smoking, then they note that they see bright and intense dreams. We see the most vivid dreams during the REM sleep stage, so that begs the question whether marijuana affects the stage of REM sleep. […]

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