Octopuses On MDMA Want to Snuggle

Octopuses On MDMA Want to Snuggle Just Like You

In the Netflix documentary My Octopus Teacher, filmmaker Craig Foster befriends an octopus in the Atlantic waters near his home. Over a year, he visits her nearly every day. Their bond, even though octopuses are solitary animals, becomes…
World’s Largest Registry on Psilocybin Use

Johns Hopkins to Build World’s Largest Registry on Psilocybin Use

The John Hopkins Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research (CPCR) will create the world’s largest registry on psilocybin use, the center announced last month. In a partnership with Unlimited Sciences, a psychedelic research nonprofit,…
Understanding Ayahuasca

Understanding Ayahuasca: Combining Clinical Insights With Personal Experience

The traditional Amazonian psychedelic concoction, Ayahuasca, has begun to receive widespread attention for its powerfully therapeutic benefits. As countless people from across the globe travel to destinations like Mexico and South America to…
Listening to Ecstasy: Can This Man Normalize MDMA for Seniors?

MAPS Brings In $30 Million to Fund MDMA Research

When the story is written about how psychedelic medicine emerged into the mainstream, there will be a chapter about August of 2020. Because the nonprofit Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) just made history. Earlier…
Microdosing Psychedelics Recent Rediscovery

Microdosing Psychedelics: A Recent Rediscovery

James Fadiman begins by asking, “How many of you have never had any psychedelic experience?” He’s speaking to a Science And Nonduality (SAND) conference, a group that assembles scientists, philosophers, sages and mystics to explore…
Can a Compound in ‘Magic’ Mushrooms Cure Social Anxiety

Can a Compound in ‘Magic’ Mushrooms Cure Social Anxiety?

Social anxiety is a strange mix of fear, discomfort, and apprehension that many people experience in certain social settings. And in the U.S., many can be counted in the millions, as 7.1 percent of us experience it regularly and 12.1…