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can squirrels beat depression?

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What We Lost

“Do you want to know why you’re fatigued at the end of a long day of video conferences? It’s because your brain has been straining to collect essential information that is no longer there.”

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Do personality tests work?

There are hundreds of different personality tests; some backed by years of science, others are a little less serious. Although they are unlikely to cause any harm, more research is being done to disprove the accuracy of these tests.

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Backyard Squirrel Maze 1.0 - Ninja Warrior Course

Squirrels are impressive creatures that will do whatever it takes to get a nut.

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How Psychedelic Mushrooms Could Treat Depression

The consensus seems that low levels of serotonin are linked to depression and anxiety. This is why one of the most commonly prescribed medications for depression and anxiety are Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs). These drugs boost the levels of serotonin in the brain, improving the symptoms of these mental illnesses. More studies are being conducted using hallucinogens for therapeutic use, focusing more on mushrooms or psilocybin, because their potential side effects are generally considered less extreme than LSD or ecstasy. There’s less of an extreme peak and then crash, and research shows they have less potential to be addictive.

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EE380 Talk

Another long one. Has enough depth to be useful but not too much to be boring. Rosenthal builds and delivers his arguments against cryptocurrencies and their impact on the environment. It goes deeper than environment, with all his points being well-connected.

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