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Connecting The Brain’s Hot Zone

April 24, 2023

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5-15 mins
Brain
Presented by Health Lab

Researchers found that small amounts of laughing gas, or nitrous oxide, could have similar psychedelic effects as LSD. While some findings from their research suggest lower functionality in areas of the brain, it also suggests heightened activity in the brain’s hot zone. The so-called cortical “hot zone” of the brain is an area proposed to be critical for determining the content of conscious experience.

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