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The OPEN Foundation in Vrij Nederland magazine

In an article about the relentless rise of psychedelic research, the latest issue of Vrij Nederland magazine (December 12, 2015) extensively mentions The OPEN Foundation. In her article entitled “Tripping on prescription”, journalist Freke Vuijst [...]

By | 2019-01-15T14:41:18+02:00 17 December 2015|

De serotoninewaan

Net zoals de Heilige Graal in de Arthuriaanse literatuur welzijn, oneindige rijkdom en een overvloed aan voedsel symboliseerde, is tegenwoordig de beruchte neurotransmitter serotonine gekoppeld aan stemming, aandacht, honger, etc. (Young & Leyton, 2002; [...]

By | 2019-01-15T13:32:13+02:00 17 December 2015|

Stichting OPEN in Vrij Nederland

In het laatste nummer van Vrij Nederland (12 december 2015) komt Stichting OPEN uitgebreid aan bod in een artikel over de gestage opkomst van psychedelisch onderzoek. In haar artikel “Trippen op recept” spreekt journaliste Freke [...]

By | 2019-01-15T14:42:01+02:00 16 December 2015|

Sacred Knowledge – Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

In the early 1960s, scientists openly advocated for experimentation with psychedelics. This effort, however, quickly turned into a discredited enterprise involving recreational drug use. But what if a study of psychedelics was undertaken with trusted scientific rigor? [...]

By | 2017-06-11T13:27:02+02:00 8 December 2015|

Sacred Knowledge – Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

In the early 1960s, scientists openly advocated for experimentation with psychedelics. This effort, however, quickly turned into a discredited enterprise involving recreational drug use. But what if a study of psychedelics was undertaken with trusted [...]

By | 2017-06-11T13:27:03+02:00 8 December 2015|

The Serotonin Infatuation

Much like the Holy Grail symbolised well-being, infinite wealth, and abundance of food in Arthurian literature, today the infamous neurotransmitter, serotonin, is linked with mood, attention, hunger and more (Young & Leyton, 2002; Wingen, et [...]

By | 2018-01-16T08:54:13+02:00 2 December 2015|