Want better memory? Walk through less doors, watch more sitcoms

Sitcoms and Memory

I personally think I have a decent memory, even though I definitely smoked a shit ton of weed at the end of high school. (Sue me, I’m human.) But I also think having a better memory is pretty clutch in… Continue Reading


Could a mouth swab for cortisol levels change how we approach mental illness?

If you’ve never heard of cortisol, here’s a quick primer: Cortisol, known more formally as hydrocortisone (INN, USAN, BAN), is a steroid hormone, to be more specific a glucocorticoid, produced by the zona fasciculata of the adrenal cortex.[1] It is released in response to stress and a low level of blood glucocorticoids. Its… Continue Reading