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How Do Psychedelics Work? A Look Inside the Hallucinating Brain

Explaining what it’s like to trip on psychedelics is difficult to explain to someone who’s never tried them. And while LSD, mushrooms, DMT, ayahuasca, and MDMA elicit different effects, they’re all responsible for producing (often vivid) hallucinations in the people who take them. How do...

In the 50’s, CIA was using LSD for spicing the local food.

The 50-year mystery known as the ‘cursed bread’ in Pont-Saint-Esprit France, which left residents of a sleepy French village suffering chronic hallucinations, was discovered to be a CIA experiment in which their bread was spiked with LSD. The revelations were discovered by an American investigative...
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Psychedelic Research Conference | Creatives Of Toronto

This annual conference aims to bring the ongoing psychedelic research renaissance to the general public. Over the last 20 years, psilocybin, LSD, MDMA and more have returned to scientific laboratories and have been informing neuroscience and therapeutic practice at an unprecedented rate. Hosted at the...

Psychedelics and Their Benefits to Mental Health

A lot of fear and irrational discrimination has prevented the growth of important scientific research into the use of psychedelic drugs. The continued drug war has stopped the flow of funding for research into means of using these drugs legally. In the 50s and...

Psychedelic drugs show promise in Treating Depression

Depression is a challenging and often long-term condition that can be very difficult to treat. In clinical studies, psychedelics have shown significant long-term positive impact on mood, even when used in just a single session. For decades, psychedelics such as psilocybin mushrooms and LSD...

Bicycle Day is April 19 – The day when Albert Hofmann has discovered LSD

On April 19, 1943, Albert Hofmann, a chemist for Sandoz, in Basel, Switzerland, has discovered LSD, where he experienced all the heavenly and hellish effects of lysergic acid diethylamide. Bicycle Day celebrates Swiss scientist Albert Hofmann's discovery of lysergic acid diethylamide or LSD in 1943,...

LSD’s Impact On Music History

People have always used drugs, especially the creative types like artists and musicians.  Ancient people often combined psychedelic drugs and tribal drumming as part of religious rituals.  In 1830 Hector Berlioz wrote his odyssey “Symphonie Fantastique,” sonically detailing the effects of an opium experience. When...

The Psychedelic Miracle

Psychedelic Miracle, how some doctors are risking everything to unleash the healing power of MDMA, ayahuasca and other hallucinogens. By Mac McClelland from RollingStone WHAT IS AYAHUASCA? Ayahuasca is an Amazonian plant mixture that is capable of inducing altered states of consciousness, usually lasting between 4 to 8...

Differences of Psychedelic drugs: Magic Mushrooms, LSD and ayahuasca on Yahoo Finance

Psychedelics have unique effects on the brain compared to other psychoactive drugs. In the effort to demonize mind-altering drugs, critics have overlooked some very real benefits. The main reason for this difference is that, the vast majority of psychedelic drugs are actually not lethal. Scientists are...