Online survey – have you tried psychedelics & why?

Researchers at the University of Maastricht are studying people's motivations for taking psychedelic drugs. They are looking for participants who want to share their experiences. You can find the survey here. Below is a description [...]

24 May 2017|

Brain imaging reveals the action of LSD on the human brain

Once again researchers from the Psychedelic Research Programme jointly set up by the Beckley Foundation and Imperial College London have published trailblazing research on the effects of psychedelics on the brain. These trendsetting studies are [...]

16 April 2016|

Psychedelic medicine: a re-emerging therapeutic paradigm

In a recent article, Tupper et al. (2015) [1] investigate the new and re-emerging therapeutic paradigm involving psychedelic substances for treating mental health conditions. Recent studies with patient populations are reviewed and thoughts on how [...]

4 November 2015|

Does LSD enhance the emotional response to music?

Aside from its hallucinogenic properties, LSD is known to have noticeable effects on emotion. This is one of the reasons why psychedelics were used in psychotherapy in the 1950s and 60s, hypothesizing that they facilitate [...]

21 August 2015|

Ketamine-induced state models schizophrenia

In the 1950’s, research on the psychoactive properties of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) led scientists to the serotonin hypothesis of schizophrenia, a theory still used to explain the neurochemical roots of schizophrenia. Today, Höflich […]

15 May 2015|