psychology

Scientists Used Brain Scans To See How Magic Mushrooms Battle Depression. Here's What They Found

Posted in Medicine on 1st May, 2022
by Alex Muller

Psilocybin doesn't dampen brain activity-rather, it "Liberates the entrenched depressed brain, making it more integrated and flexible"

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.

Psychology in VR

Posted in Medicine, Reviews, Software on 31st May, 2021
by Alex Muller

Virtual reality (VR) offers a unique way to tell stories and explore themes relating to how the mind works, and our inner thinking.

MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD causes long-lasting changes in personality, study suggests

Posted in Medicine on 13th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Mental health professionals have long struggled to find more effective treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder.

Video games can change your brain

Posted in Games on 1st Jul, 2017
by Alex Muller

Studies investigating how playing video games can affect the brain have shown that they can cause changes in many brain regions.