Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Neuroscience breakthrough, next-level watch news, a celebration of Mexican craft and more from around the web

Neuroscientists Observe The Formation of a Memory in a Living Brain A team of scientists from the University of Southern California watched zebra fish forming “fearful” brain memories, an observation that revealed a complex system of synaptic rewiring. The neuroscientists witnessed this overhaul of connections through imaging under a microscope, where memories blossomed in a fluorescent green color. This breakthrough, which, according to Wired, supports …

40 Artists Illustrate The Concept of Anxiety for EYEYAH! Kids’ Magazine

For its sixth issue, Singapore-based kids’ magazine EYEYAH! asked an international array of digital artists and designers to illustrate what they believe the word “anxiety” looks and feels like, as well as ways to overcome it. The resulting 40 images offer numerous perspectives: some hopeful, others overwhelming, all colorful. EYEYAH! co-founders Tanya Wilson and Steve Lawler created the award-winning publication to help children cope with …

Holiday Gift Guides 2021: Plant Medicine

From pre-rolls to microdosing lessons, tinctures and topicals, all kinds of present ideas for the cannabis and mushroom enthusiasts in your life

As longtime believers in the value of plant medicine, we’re continually heartened by the growing awareness and mainstreaming of the practice. From the broad adoption of cannabis to advancements in marijuana legalization, and more recent research around psychedelics (yes, we’re aware that mushrooms aren’t categorically plants), it’s clear that opportunities for wellness, enlightenment and fun are becoming more valued and better understood. As a result, …