LSD

psychedelics

Psychedelics Are Promising, But Many Psychiatrists Don't Want to Use Them

I surveyed more than 300 psychiatrists on their knowledge and views of psychedelics.
Brian Barnett, M.D.
6.19.18
depression

The Two Things Psychedelics Can Do to People With Depression

“I believe this could revolutionize mental health care."
Michael Pollan
5.22.18
psychedelics

Michael Pollan Did Four of the World's Most Common Psychedelics

How psilocybin, LSD, DMT, and ayahuasca changed the author's mind.
Jesse Hicks
5.15.18
psychedelics

Shrooms Could Help Scientists Better Understand Consciousness

Could that psychedelic-induced dreamlike state help scientists figure out how to better treat mental illness?
Lea Surugue
5.3.18
How to Not Die

What You Should Know if You’re Thinking About Treating Yourself With Psychedelics

MDMA is being celebrated as a new treatment for PTSD—but at what cost?
Suzannah Weiss
3.30.18
psychedelics

LSD Brings Your Brain to the Edge of Chaos

This new LSD study is like an acid trip all on its own.
Shayla Love
3.2.18
psychedelics

This Is What LSD Does to a Musician’s Creative Process

When melodies mimic the arc of an acid trip, the result can be some really adventurous music.
Suzannah Weiss
2.13.18
psychedelics

I Took Shrooms and Made Up Nonsensical Words

Thinking up nonsense words is a common effect of psychedelics.
Suzannah Weiss
2.7.18
mind

Your Brain Can be Tricked Into Thinking an Experience Is Meaningful

We search for it in in art, relationships, religion—but meaning is actually made inside of our brains.
Caroline Beaton
1.30.18
mental health

I Tripped on Shrooms in VR With the 'Hallucination Machine'

"Reality was very literally melting away before my eyes."
Simon Doherty
12.19.17
The High Life

LSD's Health Benefits Convince Norway to Relax Punishment For Possession

While America continues to resist.
Zachary Siegel
10.6.17
mental health

Should We Give Shrooms to People Who Are Dying?

We all deserve a better exit—at peace with our imminent mortality, one doctor says.
Robert Lustig, M.D.
9.12.17