When MAPS founder Rick Doblin was in Amsterdam for our event on MDMA research, he sat down with journalist Thijs Roes for a wide-ranging conversation.
Ido Hartogsohn has just published a new book called American Trip, in which he explores how the social conditions of the 1960s shaped the American psychedelic experience itself.
Janis Phelps is the founder and director of the CIIS Center for Psychedelic Therapies and Research, which conducts the first academically accredited, professional certificate training programme for psychedelic-assisted therapy and research.
Over the last decade, psychedelics have made a comeback in the world of research and academia. This has caused a wave of new publicity, acceptance, and enthusiasm around psychedelic science.
Creativity and psychedelics have been closely allied ever since recorded history began. We can find ancient mushroom art that was likely inspired by the psychedelic experience, and in more recent history, we have reports of inspiration from psychedelics abound from the Beatles to Steve Jobs to microdosing tech enthusiasts.
Is MDMA a psychedelic or not? And what makes it so well suited for therapy? In this conversation between Rick Doblin, Torsten Passie and Joost Breeksema, the use of MDMA in a therapeutic setting is discussed in-depth.
The psychoactive aminoalkylbenzofuran derivatives, 5-APB and 6-APB, mimic the effects of 3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA) on monoamine transmission in male rats
Brandt, S. D., Walters, H. M., Partilla, J. S., Blough, B. E., Kavanagh, P. V., & Baumann, M. H. | Psychopharmacology | 01 September 2020
We are deeply saddened by the loss of pharmacologist dr. Jordi Riba, probably the most prominent psychedelic researcher in Catalunya and Spain, and a true pioneer in the biomedical study of ayahuasca. Jordi was a [...]
Louie, A. K., Beresin, E. V., Coverdale, J., Balon, R., Guerrero, A. P., Morreale, M. K., & Brenner, A. M. | Academic Psychiatry | 28 August 2020
P300-mediated modulations in self-other processing under psychedelic psilocybin are related to connectedness and changed meaning: A window into the self-other overlap
Smigielski, L., Kometer, M., Scheidegger, M., Stress, C., Preller, K. H., Koenig, T., & Vollenweider, F. X. | Human brain mapping | 21 Aug 2020