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Amanda Feilding



Amanda Feilding, Countess of Wemyss and March, is an English drug policy reformer, lobbyist, and research coordinator known for her work in the field of psychedelic science. As founder of the Beckley Institute (formerly the Foundation to Further Consciousness), her work focuses on researching the potential harms and benefits of psychoactive substances and exploring how they can be used to cure sickness and enhance wellbeing.

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Amanda Feilding on Psilocybin

Psychedelic researcher Amanda Feilding discusses what she has discovered about the effects of psilocybin on the brain, and how they can be helpful in a therapeutic context.

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The Coming of Age of LSD

It seems amazing that something so totally personal as ones level of consciousness could be considered an illegal act. But there is a turning of the tide both in policy and in scientific research, which has begun to recognise the value of these substances.

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Amanda Feilding: The Beckley Foundation’s Program of Psychedelic Research

Psychedelics afford a unique opportunity to expand our understanding of consciousness and its altered states, to develop techniques for enhancing consciousness, and to uncover new avenues of treatment and improved therapeutic techniques.

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The Future of Psychedelic Medicine

This is an exciting time to be involved in psychedelic research. Medical researchers are rediscovering the possible benefits of responsible use of psychedelics in therapeutic settings.

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Altered States of Consciousness—Amanda Feilding on London Real

Amanda Feilding on altered states of consciousness.

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Jamaica's Pioneering Journey Towards Cannabis Regulation

Jamaica has now not only decriminalised cannabis, eliminating previous convictions for possession, but has also fully acknowledged the religious rights of the Rastafarians, thus becoming the first state to properly recognise the religious use of cannabis.

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Opening Plenary: Rick Doblin, Amanda Feilding & Beatriz Labate

Plenary and opening welcome to Psychedelic Science 2017 - Rick Doblin, PhD, Amanda Feilding, and Beatriz Labate, PhD.

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Hofmann’s Elixir: LSD and the New Eleusis

Still lecturing until his death at 102, Dr Albert Hofmann would have been a remarkable man even if he hadn't discovered the chemical compound that changed the course of the 20th century—LSD.

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Why MDMA Must Be Reclassified as a Schedule 2 Drug

Amanda Feilding of the Beckley Foundation discusses the organisations new report ‘Roadmaps to Regulation: MDMA’ which recommends rescheduling MDMA to a Schedule 2 drug.

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Amanda Feilding on LSD

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