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DMT Alters Cortical Travelling Waves

By Andrea Alamia, Christopher Timmermann, David J Nutt, Rufin VanRullen, Robin L Carhart-Harris — 2020

These results support a recent model proposing that psychedelics reduce the ‘precision-weighting of priors’, thus altering the balance of top-down versus bottom-up information passing.

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An Introduction to MDMA

Once considered the quintessential party drug, MDMA (also known as “ecstasy,” “X,” or “molly”) is now experiencing a surge of interest in a completely different area: psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy.

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An Introduction to LSD

LSD, or lysergic acid diethylamide, is a synthetic drug with potent psychedelic properties. Commonly known as acid, it was originally derived from compounds found in ergot, a fungus that grows on rye.

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A Brief History of Psychedelic Psychiatry

In the 1950s a group of pioneering psychiatrists showed that hallucinogenic drugs had therapeutic potential, but the research was halted as part of the backlash against the hippy counterculture.

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Inside The Movement To Decolonize Psychedelic Pharma

As Western medicine brings psychedelics into mainstream use, a growing movement is innovating new business models grounded in reciprocity and inclusion.

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Psychedelic Therapy and Racial Trauma: Offering Clients a Deeper Experience of Healing

Like most people of color in the United States, psychotherapist and researcher Monnica Williams has experienced myriad forms of racism. Early in her career, understanding its effects on her mind and body motivated her to help clients address their own racial trauma in therapy.

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The Cost of Exclusion in Psychedelic Research

In the last two decades, researchers have started to reexamine psychedelics for their therapeutic potential. Though initial results seem promising, the research has a significant shortcoming: the lack of racial and ethnic diversity among research teams and study participants.

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Why Black People Should Embrace Psychedelic Healing: Reclaiming Our Cultural Birthright

Black people living in Western culture may feel the impact of racialization, cultural trauma, and racism.

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Psychedelic Psychotherapy Is Coming: Who Will Be Included?

A new study finds widespread exclusion of minorities in psychedelic research.

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How Researchers and Advocates of Color Are Forging Their Own Paths in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy

We’re seeing an explosion of medical research into psychedelics. Psilocybin, or shrooms, to treat major depressive disorder. Ayahuasca, a psychotropic plant medicine from the Amazon, and ibogaine, a potent hallucinogen from Africa, to treat addiction. LSD for anxiety.

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Study Finds Ketamine Can Help Patients Manage Depression and PTSD

Through this treatment plan, the patient was able to “reconceptualize her trauma” and “was able to move through difficult memories and emotions rather than letting them consume her,” explained U of O associate professor, Monnica Williams.

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