MDMA is on the brink of becoming accepted as a legal medication in therapy. What will be its applications, its legal status, and what did its journey look like?
Anthropologists Jeremy Narby and David Dupuis will discuss their experiences studying ayahuasca abroad and at home.
Theories linking DMT to near-death-experiences have circulated persistently – yet the scientific evidence just doesn’t seem to be there.
By Alberto Cantizani 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. Experiments with LSD, Psilocybin or DMT are starting to offer helpful insights to scientists about the nature of consciousness, mind and brain. We asked Enzo Tagliazucchi […]
By Alberto Cantizani Being one of the most powerful psychedelics we know, it is not strange that DMT has become the subject of numerous speculations over the years. Theories linking this molecule to the pineal gland, to dreams or near-death experiences have circulated persistently among users and researchers – yet the scientific evidence just doesn’t […]
The ICPR 2020 Program is now online. Take a look at what the conference will look like.
By Aleksi Hupli Neuroscientist Robin Carhart-Harris (PhD) studies the brain effects of LSD, psilocybin and MDMA. He is currently the head of the Centre for Psychedelic Research, at the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London. At ICPR 2016, he held a talk on the heels of his landmark imaging studies of brains on psychedelics. The […]
By Thijs Roes Matthew Johnson is associate director of the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research Johns Hopkins University – a center created last year. Johnson is one of the world’s leading researchers in psychedelic science. The Open Foundation asked him to reflect on some hot topics in psychedelic science today – like the mystical […]
Society has a radical influence on the psychedelic experience itself, Ido Hartogsohn says.
Riba was a true pioneer in the biomedical study of ayahuasca