Psilocybin Causes Disruption in Vital Brain Networks, Potentially Clarifying Its Antidepressant Benefits.
Psilocybin, the active component in magic mushrooms, has shown potential as a revolutionary treatment for major depression, but there are still many unknowns about its effects on the brain. A new preprint, not yet peer-reviewed, delves into how psilocybin influences brain networks. After years of strict drug regulations and societal resistance impeding much-needed research, there […]
New research published in NeuroImage delves into the fascinating connection between our brain activity and the natural behavior of people we are close to. The study reveals that our brains can sync up with those of familiar individuals, shedding light on the intricate relationship between social behavior and neural processes. Effective social interaction hinges on […]
Michael Pollan’s book “How to Change Your Mind” delves into the revelations of the new science of psychedelics, exploring their impact on consciousness, addiction, depression, transcendence, and even the process of dying. During your upbringing, you likely encountered simplistic anti-drug messages like “Just Say No” or “users are losers.” The prevailing sentiment was that all […]