Abigail E. Calder, MSc

Abigail is passionate about writing badly, and then writing better. She loves to bring scientific research to anyone who is interested—and perhaps some who are not—through articles, presentations, and conversations.

She is a doctoral candidate in medical neuroscience at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. Abigail’s research concerns various effects of LSD on the human brain, including both acute drug effects and the so-called “afterglow” phenomenon and its relationship to changes in neuroplasticity. In 2020, she completed her M.Sc. in neuroscience at the University of Bonn, Germany, where her thesis concerned the effects of THC on memory in ageing mice. She also remains active at the MIND Foundation for Psychedelic Science in Berlin.

Although a scientist at heart, she knows that research findings don’t impact the world outside the lab without some help. She hopes to help people access accurate and responsible information about psychedelic research, therapy, and integration.

Articles by Abigail E. Calder, MSc