Psychedelics Rapidly Fight Depression, a New Study Offers a First Hint at Why

Posted in Medicine, Science on 31st Jan, 2024
by Alex Muller

Within a day, ketamine rewired brain circuits that shifted the emotional tone of memories, but not their content. The changes persisted long after the drugs left the body, possibly explaining why a single shot could have lasting antidepressant effects.

Scientists Use AI to Trace the Origins of Psychedelic Experiences in the Brain

Posted in Medicine, Science on 31st Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

For the past several decades, psychedelics have been widely stigmatized as dangerous illegal drugs. But a recent surge of academic research into their use to treat psychiatric conditions is spurring a shift in public opinion.

Psychedelic drugs should be legally reclassified, says psychiatrist

Posted in Science on 29th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Pre 1967 research showed "beneficial change in many psychiatric disorders"

Magic Mushrooms Expand Your Mind And Amplify Your Brains Dreaming Areas

Posted in Science on 7th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

Psychedelic drugs alter consciousness in a profound and novel way that increases the breadth and fluency of cognition.