17 May 13 | Ashik Siddique, Medical Daily It seems that young Americans today are as apt to use substances like LSD and psilocybin during their lifetimes as their baby boomer parents were in their heyday.
1 May 13 | Vanessa Grigoriadis, New York Magazine The synthetic drugs being invented, refined, and produced today – and often shipped in from China – would have blown Timothy Leary’s mind. Who knows what they’re doing to the brains of users.
7 Feb 13 | David Luke, International Journal of Transpersonal Studies This comprehensive review is primarily concerned with extrasensory perception (ESP) – telepathy, precognition, and clairvoyance – as well as out-of-body experiences (OBEs) and near-death experiences (NDEs). PDF.
17 Dec 12 | Jim McAllister, Psychedelic Press UK Psychedelic compounds can be found throughout a range of different groups of flora. It is surprising to think that so few of these plants are actually discussed or experienced within drug circles in the Western World.
21 Sep 12 | Scott A. McGreal, Psychology Today Recent research suggests fascinating connections between the effects of psilocybin and personality traits related to inner experience. Personality appears to influence response to psilocybin and psilocybin can promote changes in personality.
7 Aug 12 | Oliver Genn-Bash, PsypressUK Taoist philosophy may ultimately provide us with a framework through which to understand the psychedelic experience in a constructive manner, whereby we may be able to examine various seemingly intuitive revelations through a certain lens.
14 Jul 12 | KFC, technology review The Web is filled with users’ descriptions of the effects of psychedelic drugs. Now neuroscientists are using data-mining techniques to quantify the effects of these drugs on human consciousness.
27 Jun 12 | Teafaerie, Erowid Could the Internet be a metaphor for psychedelic experience. Is DMT-accessed hyperspace a catalyst for rapid acceleration of human evolution, a mere artifact of internal exploration, or could something else entirely be going on?
9 Jun 12 | Kevin Murray, Psychedelic Press UK The essay examines the role of psychoactive plants, potions, and incense in the formations of alchemical practice through Western civilization, from ancient Mesopotamia to Alexandria.
5 Jun 12 | Nikita Kansra, Cynthia W. Shih, The Harvard Crimson A look back at Timothy Leary’s and Richard Alpert’s psychedelic research projects in the early 1960s, and the fatal ending after a most promising start. To complete the review here’s Andrew Weil’s article in Look, November 1963.
26 May 12 | James Oroc, Reality Sandwich The more a compound disrupts the Ego, the physically safer (less toxic) that compound will be, while the more a ‘drug’ reinforces and inflates the sense of Ego, the more physically harmful (toxic) that compound will be.