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Ginseng Root

Ginseng Root Written by: Simon Ido | MSc Forwarded by; Prof. Shoseyov Oded. Estimated reading time 5 min, 42 seconds Last update, Jul, 2021 HIGHLIGHTS  Ginseng, a traditional folk medicine, is a medici- nal root containing steroid and saponin molecules known as ginsenosides[6].   Considered largely safe[4], ginseng has a wide range of effects on …

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Bottom-Up and Top-Down attention

WRITTEN BY MAYA GOSZTYLA. Estimated reading time 4 min, 21 seconds Last update, Dec, 2021 Bottom-Up and Top-Down Attention We are currently living in what has been dubbed the new attention economy. Psychologists and economists argue that consumers’ attention spans are a finite and valuable resource for which companies compete. The evidence for this is …

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Brahmi, Bacopa Monnieri

Bacopa monnieri, Brahmi Written by: Simon Ido | MSc Forwarded by; Prof. Shoseyov Oded. Estimated reading time 5 min, 42 seconds Last update, AUG, 2021 HIGHLIGHTS  Bacopa monnieri a creeping plant considered in the Ayurvedic system as a herb to boost memory [3]   Brahmi contains Bacosides which are a family of saponins with unique …

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Piper methysticum, Kava

Written by: Simon Ido | MSc Forwarded by; Prof. Shoseyov Oded. Estimated reading time 4 min, 21 seconds Last update, Sep, 2021 Piper methysticum, Kava Kava is a plant used traditionally by Pacific Island societies for its relaxing properties[1, 6, 8, 9]. Kava contains kavalactones, which hold anxiolytic and sleep-inducing properties[8, 10]. Kavalactones have GABAergic properties and …

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Neuroanatomy of Sleep

WRITTEN BY MAYA GOSZTYLA. Estimated reading time 4 min, 21 seconds Last update, Dec, 2021 Neuroanatomy of Sleep We spend a third of our entire lives asleep. For us and most other animals to spend so much time in such a vulnerable state, it must serve some important evolutionary purpose. Yet, surprisingly, scientists still do …

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Neuroanatomy of stress

Neuroanatomy of stress Estimated reading time 5 Min, 42 Sec Last update, Aug, 2021 It’s been a stressful year. With many countries grappling with thorny social and political issues, compounded upon by a global pandemic, it’s no surprise that so many of us are feeling strained. The American Psychological Association has declared stress to be …

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5 Simple Steps to Improve Your Sleep Last update, Dec, 2021 Estimated reading time 4 min, 39 seconds PREFIX We all know that getting 7-8 hours of quality sleep each night is essential for optimum health. For many, however, it is easier said than done. Millions of people worldwide strug-gle with some type of sleep …

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Neuroanatomy of stress Written by Maya Gosztyla Last update, Aug, 2021 Estimated reading time 5 min, 42 seconds PREFIX It’s been a stressful year. With many countries grappling with thorny social and political issues, compounded upon by a global pandemic, it’s no surprise that so many of us are feeling strained. The American Psychological Association …

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