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Scientists should have access to illegal psychedelic drugs such as LSD and psilocybin to aid them in brain research, according to the government's former drug adviser Professor David Nutt. He said that research into the deepest mysteries of the brain, including consciousness and mental illness, had been curtailed...
The slow advance of psychedelic-aided therapy into mainstream American consciousness is gaining gravitas, with Yale University joining the fray. Members of the Yale School of Medicine have formed the Yale Psychiatry and Psychedelics Group (YPSG) to discuss the growing body of research around the use of psychedelic substances...
Human body includes cannabinoid receptors which get activated by cannabinoids (chemicals that Cannabis contains). Compared to THC, the most famous and demonized compound of Cannabis, CBD is non-psychoactive substance, but offers a big variety of benefits to the Human Health. Healing & Bone Strength A recent research study has proved...
Resembling something that one may see in a storybook, these spectacular mushroom lamps are the result of an eco-friendly combination of handcrafted glass, LED lighting and reclaimed wood. Great Mushrooming, the team behind these fascinating devices, draw their inspiration directly from Earth's most talented designer, Mother Nature, to...
Salk researchers and collaborators have achieved critical insight into the size of neural connections, putting the memory capacity of the brain far higher than common estimates. The new work also answers a longstanding question as to how the brain is so energy efficient and could help engineers build computers...
Recent years have witnessed a revival of public interest in the United States in psychedelics and entheogens, and the remarkable thing about this revival is that it has not been limited to the recreational context of Burning Man or to the representation of psychedelics as an entirely fringe hippie...
A newly formed group will allow clinicians and scholars from across Yale to learn about and discuss the re-emerging field of psychedelic science and therapeutics. The Yale Psychiatry and Psychedelics Group (YPPG) was organized so residents, fellows, graduate students, mental health practitioners, and faculty members can learn about the use...
Maurice Mikkers is a photographer with whose subjects include psychoactives and medicines. In his series Microphrah Stories, Mikkers delves into the microscopic level of everything from aspirin to LSD or DMT to take colorful and telling photographs. His first big success came with diclofenac (used to treat everything from migraines to...
It turns out that psychedelics aren’t just good for turning into an elf and jousting a car. Psychiatrists, psychologists and specialists in addiction and recovery from traumatic experiences have been investigating the use of hallucinogens in treatment programs, and the results indicate that psychedelics actually have practical therapeutic uses. And one...
When Thomas Edison invented the electric lightbulb, he could hardly have imagined that one day his creation would be used not only to illuminate homes around the world, but also to transmit data that would enable people to download information from satellites in space to small hand-held devices. However,...