How LSD Makes Your Brain One With The Universe

by Angus Chen Some users of LSD say one of the most profound parts of the experience is a deep oneness with the universe. The hallucinogenic drug might be causing this by blurring boundaries in the brain, too. The sensation that the boundaries between yourself and the world around you are erasing correlates to changesContinue reading “How LSD Makes Your Brain One With The Universe”

LSD used as drug therapy for the first time in 40 years

Swiss scientists broke a four-decade-long informal ban on LSD research yesterday when they announced the results of a study in which cancer patients received the drug to curb their anxiety about death. The study, which was published in the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, looked at the safety and efficacy of LSD when usedContinue reading “LSD used as drug therapy for the first time in 40 years”

Our failed approach to treating schizophrenia

By PAUL STEINBERG Published: December 25, 2012 New York Times TOO many pendulums have swung in the wrong directions in the United States. I am not referring only to the bizarre all-or-nothing rhetoric around gun control, but to the swing in mental health care over the past 50 years: too little institutionalizing of teenagers andContinue reading “Our failed approach to treating schizophrenia”