Cognitive Enhancement

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I really enjoyed this article because I've always been very interested in cognitive enhancement. Anything that can make humans think better, faster, or easier is a huge step forward. It makes sense that doing the same thing over and over using skills you've already learned doesn't make you smarter. For example, if you text all day everyday you aren't paying much attention because it's the norm. However, if you're learning a new skill you constantly have to think about it because you're not used to it. Doing this can make you think and process information fast by strengthening your synapses. Thoughts are electrical impulses that travel from neuron to neuron through a synapse. It's basically just transmits information, so the stronger the synapse the easier the brain and can transmit thought. I find it no surprise that nicotine improves a person's focus. It is a mild stimulant which increases dopamine. This is the same way Adderall works in the brain to improve focus. The only thing I do not agree with is that food and supplements have little or nothing to do with cognitive enhancement. Nutrition is start of everything in the body. Studies have shown a lowI really enjoyed this article because I've always been very interested in cognitive enhancement. Anything that can make humans think better, faster, or easier is a huge step forward. It makes sense that doing the same thing over and over using skills you've already learned doesn't make you smarter. For example, if you text all day everyday you aren't paying much attention because it's the norm. However, if you're learning a new skill you constantly have to think about it because you're not used to it. Doing this can make you think and process information fast by strengthening your synapses. Thoughts are electrical impulses that travel from neuron to neuron through a synapse. It's basically just transmits information, so the stronger the synapse the easier the brain and can transmit thought. I find it no surprise...
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