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.
High-resolution structure reveals how LSD binds to and activates the canonical mind-altering receptor.
In the wake of Covid-19, psychedelic-assisted therapy is gaining attention.
Connectome-Specific Harmonic Waves: A new way of looking at the brain sheds light on the biological correlates of consciousness.
"There's never been a better time to start a center like this."
Measuring and increasing post-traumatic growth may lead to more rewarding interpersonal relationships, self-esteem, and a more optimistic outlook on life.
Research indicates that ayahuasca promotes sustained decreases in neuroticism and increases in agreeableness and openness.