Study Finds Psilocybin Improves Mood via the Amygdala

A study shows that psilocybin is associated with improving a person's mood and it does so by decreasing the activity of the amygdala.

October 2015

Researchers at the University of Zurich report in Biological Psychiatry that a decrease in amygdala activity during emotion processing brought on by acute treatment with psilocybin was associated with an increase in A study mood.