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The idea of enhancing your cognitive performance is well accepted now. Few people understand the concept properly; even fewer actively try to enhance their mental faculties. But the idea of making changes to your life to improve your cognition is not as alien as it was a decade ago.

But one concept that is still relatively unappreciated is the gut-mind axis. This is the idea that your gut microbiome exerts a great deal of control over your mind, both in terms of your executive cognitive faculties and your emotional well-being.

While many people now speak of the benefits of exercise…

Lucas Mercia

Lucas Mercia is a passionate writer, aspiring entrepreneur, and editor of . He writes about personal development and cognitive enhancement.

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