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Neuroimaging study finds people who exercise more display an elevated brain response to reward

New research published in the journal Biological Psychology revealed that people who exercise more show increased brain activity when receiving an unexpected reward, specifically in the right medial orbitofrontal cortex. These findings may suggest that regular exercise alters the reward-circuit function, potentially reinforcing exercise behavior. The physical and mental health benefits of exercise are widely known, yet …

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Psilocybin microdosers display mental health improvement during 1 month period compared to non-microdosers

Psilocybin microdosers display mental health improvement during 1 month period compared to non-microdosers

Psilocybin, the active compound in “magic mushrooms,” has been shown to be a promising treatment for various mental health issues. New research published in Scientific Reports found that people who microdose psychedelics displayed greater improvements in mental health and mood over the span of 1 month compared to non-microdosers. Most of the research on psilocybin …

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Psilocybin microdosers display mental health improvement during 1 month period compared to non-microdosers

Psilocybin microdosers display mental health improvement during 1 month period compared to non-microdosers

Psilocybin, the active compound in “magic mushrooms,” has been shown to be a promising treatment for various mental health issues. New research published in Scientific Reports found that people who microdose psychedelics displayed greater improvements in mental health and mood over the span of 1 month compared to non-microdosers. Most of the research on psilocybin …

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