Results hint at a possible mechanism for the persistent effect that psilocybin has on mindfulness.
Greater potency means doing more with less. But does norpsilocin even have a role in the psychedelic effect?
This is the second crystal structure of this compound, providing additional options for developing psychedelics into therapeutic drug formulations.
Hofmann’s work with LSD started with purpose, faded away, and then went down in history.
Baeocystin does not cause the head twitch in mice, but its metabolite norpsilocin is more potent than psilocin.
A study from McGill University shows that the power of the mind alone can produce a quasi-psychedelic experience.
In 2020, the path forward for psychedelic drug research goes in several directions.
Scientists Synthesize and Test the Magic Mushroom Compounds Baeocystin, Norbaeocystin, Norpsilocin, and Aeruginascin
This work is a giant step forward for psychedelic research.
The Miller School of Medicine is Studying CBD + Psilocybin for Treating Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD
The University of Miami medical school study is funded by a $1.624 million grant from Tassili Life Sciences.
Recent research suggests that psilocybin causes changes in amygdala activity opposite to those seen in conventional antidepressant treatment.