“I am proud to have ‘killed’ government-authorized research on psychedelics.” Timothy Leary, 1992 Most stories about the early psychedelic research in the 1960s tend to converge towards a common narrative: Timothy Leary, a rogue [...]
While the use of psychedelics has been closely entwined with spiritual practice, prominent voices in psychedelic research have called for the demystification of these substances and the adoption of more secular approaches to psychedelic therapy. [...]
Even if psychedelics have long been regarded as tools to explore or expand one’s consciousness, they have only been picked up by consciousness researchers rather recently. We asked Enzo Tagliazucchi to give us his perspective on how psychedelics can be used in consciousness research.
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.