New Brain Effects behind “Runner’s High” – Scientific American

Now, German researchers have shown the brain’s endocannabinoid system—the same one affected by marijuana’s ?9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)—may also play a role in producing runner’s high, at least in mice

Source: New Brain Effects behind “Runner’s High” – Scientific American

 

Any runners out there?   When does runners high kick in?  I always assumed it was similar to entering a meditative state.

Go run mofo!

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief  that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

Interesting read…

“The standard neuroscience view is that deep sleep is a blackout state where consciousness disappears,” Thompson says. “In Indian philosophy we see some theorists argue that there’s a subtle awareness that continues to be present in dreamless sleep, there’s just a lack of ability to consolidate that in a moment-to-moment way in memory.”

Source: Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief  that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

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