While ketamine produces a whole symphony of effects in the brain, surprisingly, a localized neural oscillation in a lesser-known area of the brain is enough to cause feelings of dissociation.
Both have long-lasting positive effects on mood, social skills and neuroplasticity. Combining them may potentiate and prolong mutual therapeutic effects.
From cow dung to coffee grounds. this species grows well on a variety of substrates.
This study provides the first preliminary quantitative exploration of the psychological effects of psychedelics in individuals with a self-reported diagnosis of an eating disorder.
Research suggests that BDNF can help rewire and overwrite stubborn neural pathways by creating new connections that facilitate more flexible and adaptive thoughts and behaviours. Psychedelics appear to tap into this mechanism.
Harnessing the theoretical and technical synergy between Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Psilocybin-Assisted Psychotherapy (PcbAP)
A new clinical study reports that 20µg of LSD significantly reduces pain perception. This promising investigation builds on the little-known history of research into LSD as a potential analgesic.
THC binding to 5-HT2A may activate signaling pathways that cause negative effects on cognition and memory.
"Now we know how psychedelic drugs work – finally! We might be able to switch some effects on while keeping others off."
Stronger binding interactions between MDMB-Fubinaca and CB1 may explain why some synthetic cannabinoids cause dangerous effects.