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13
Dec

Lecture: Beyond fear and emotion


Matthew Baggott will discuss the latest research on how MDMA and related drugs alter emotions and social functioning in people. Matthew Baggott, PhD, is a neuroscientist who has been studying the perceptual and emotional effects of drugs like MDMA in healthy human volunteers for over 13 years. He was part of the first team to […]

11
Dec

Global Drug Survey


Global Drug Survey is an independent drug use data-mapping agency, based in London. This research has received approval from the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust and Institute of Psychiatry Joint Ethics Committee, London England, and by The Ethics Committee of the Philosophical Faculty of the University of Zurich. By taking part in this year’s Global […]

09
Dec

The Use of LSD, Psilocybin, and Bromo-LSD for the Treatment of Cluster Headaches


Patients suffering from the agony of cluster headaches will take anything to dull the pain, even LSD, it turns out. Results from a pilot study presented here on Saturday at the International Headache Congress reveal that six patients treated with 2-bromo-LSD, a nonhallucinogenic analog of LSD, showed a significant reduction in cluster headaches per day; […]

CNN: Psychedelics get closer look
07
Dec

Documentary: Transforming Medicine


Transforming Medicine is a mini-documentary showcasing the exciting, multidisciplinary field of psychedelic science through interviews with attendees of Psychedelic Science 2013, an unprecedented event that gathered more than 100 of the world’s leading researchers and over 1,900 international attendees to share knowledge about the risks and benefits of psychedelic substances. The scientific, medical, and educational […]

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05
Dec

Can Psychedelic Therapy Change the Way We Die?


LSD-assisted psychotherapy for anxiety associated with a life-threatening disease: A qualitative study of acute and sustained subjective effects by Peter Gasser, Katharina Kirchner, and Torsten Passie. Abstract Objective: A recently published study showed the safety and efficacy of LSD-assisted psychotherapy in patients with anxiety associated with lifethreatening diseases. Participants of this study were included in a prospective follow-up. Method: 12 months […]

03
Dec

Lecture: Dennis McKenna about Ayahuasca


Ayahuasca is a psychedelic beverage that is utilized by indigenous peoples throughout the Amazon, and it has also found a place in metizo folk medicine in the Amazon. The antiquity of its use is a matter of speculation but it’s likely that it has been known since pre-Columbian times. It first came to Western attention […]

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01
Dec

asapScience: Can plants think


Really cool YouTube video about the thinking ability of plants! Start communicating with nature! Get your Magic Truffles and Magic Mushroom growkits from our shop!

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29
Nov

Ted video: A stroke of insight!


Possibly one of the most inspiring Tedtalks! Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding — she studied and remembered every moment. […]

what happens when we sleep
27
Nov

Documentary: What happens when we sleep?


We spend about a third of our lives asleep. But why do we need so much of it, and what happens to our bodies while we’re sleeping? Find out with the latest episode of RiAus’s A Week in Science. Feeling inspired? Get your Magic Truffles from our shop!

whatisconsciousness
25
Nov

What is Consciousness? Different theories


Here you can find an amazing and animated schema of the different theories about consciousness.   Looking for a way to expand your consciousness? Buy our Magic Truffles or Magic Mushroom growkits!

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23
Nov

52 Of The Most Common Misconceptions In The World


Over at Information is Beautiful, data journalist and designer David McCandless has created a graphic showing 52 of the world’s most common misconceptions, illustrating mistaken beliefs about science, nature, law, history, and more. This is just one of the graphics from his new book “Knowledge is Beautiful,” which was published Oct. 14 in the US. […]

psilocybe pelliculosa mushrooms
21
Nov

How Hallucinogenic Mushroom Trips Can Help People With Anxiety


“Some of the things I’m about to say might not make sense,” began O.M., a 22-year-old cancer survivor. He had the far-off look in his eyes that I recognized from so many of the other study participants. They sound like travelers, struggling to describe exotic foreign lands to the people left back home. That struggle […]

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