Serotonin

wellness

People Are Putting Frog Venom Under Their Skin as a Type of Cleanse

The science behind a ritual that aims to purge your body and mind of impurities.
Suzannah Weiss
8.22.18
psychedelics

The Connection Between Ayahuasca, Your Stomach, and Your Mind

Could changing your gut bacteria alleviate depression and anxiety?
Mackenzie Erlank
8.10.18
psychedelics

Everything You Need to Avoid Before You Take Ayahuasca

The truth behind those pre-Ayahuasca dietary and drug restrictions.
Suzannah Weiss
7.27.18
Sadbot

If AI Thinks Like a Human It May Get Depressed

A neuroscientist considers why a serotonin function in artificial intelligence could be both a help and a hindrance.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.11.18
Safe Sesh

I Spent a Month Testing Comedown Cures

And absolutely tortured myself in the process.
David Hillier
9.8.17
Health

Why the 'Happiness Hormone' Serotonin May Actually Make You Scared

The science of happiness is getting complicated.
Mike Pearl
9.1.16
Trending Now

This Australian Man's Testimony About The Alleged Long-Term Effects of Ecstasy Use Is Heartbreaking

A viral Facebook post by an Australian man named Jordy Hurdes will have you questioning what you put in your body this weekend.
THUMP Staff
11.25.15
drinking

A Rogue Gene Could Be Making You Act Like a Drunken Idiot

Scientists have isolated a genetic glitch which makes some people more prone to risky sex, fighting, and drunk-driving after they've had a few cocktails.
Nick Rose
11.19.15
mental health

The Serotonin Levels-Depression Link Is a 'Marketing Myth,' Psychiatrist Claims

But is Big Pharma to blame?
Emiko Jozuka
4.22.15
Science

Eating Eggs Might Make You Want to Help Poor People

It's no secret that the egg is an edible wonder, packed with many of the nutrients required for human health. But recent research suggests that a bit of egg in your diet might make you a little less of a miser, too.
Munchies Staff
2.2.15
Stuff

Inside New Zealand's Synthetic Drug Scene

"The pioneers of drug use were looking for a particular experience, and they found it after a journey. Now you just get the destination and miss the journey."
Julian Morgans
12.10.14
mental health

There's a New Scientific Explanation for Seasonal Affective Disorder

As the days get darker, a protein known as SERT goes into overdrive, making you feel crappy.
Michael Byrne
10.20.14
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