Videos

The science of psychedelics – with Michael Pollan

The science of psychedelics – with Michael Pollan

Is there a role for psychedelics such as LSD and psilocybin in healthcare, and can they uncover things about our consciousness? Michael’s book “How to Change Your Mind” is available now! How could LSD and psilocybin help with mental health, palliative care and...

Science Insider: How magic mushrooms affect your brain?

Science Insider: How magic mushrooms affect your brain?

More than 180 species of “magic” mushrooms produce the psychoactive compound psilocybin. When you ingest psilocybin, your gut converts it into another chemical called psilocin, which triggers changes in the brain. It increases activity in the visual cortex, leading to...

Can magic mushrooms unlock depression? – Rosalind Watts

Can magic mushrooms unlock depression? – Rosalind Watts

A clinical psychologist from Imperial College describes how Magic Mushrooms (Psilocybin), when used in a therapeutic setting, have been found to be a very effective treatment for depression. In this talk she draws on her experiences as working as a therapist on the...

Psychedelics: Past, present and future – Mark Haden

Psychedelics: Past, present and future – Mark Haden

This TEDx talk explores psychedelics in history, the current research and a possible future model of post prohibition regulation based of the model of public health. Mark Haden has worked in the field of addiction services for 28 years and is an adjunct professor at...

Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality | Anil Seth

Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality | Anil Seth

Right now, billions of neurons in your brain are working together to generate a conscious experience — and not just any conscious experience, your experience of the world around you and of yourself within it. How does this happen? According to neuroscientist Anil...

The Remarkable Results of Microdosing: James Fadiman

The Remarkable Results of Microdosing: James Fadiman

In this entertaining talk from SAND18, James Fadiman, “America’s wisest and most respected authority on psychedelics and their use,” describes the citizen science of his recent investigations into the effects of microdosing, and shares some fascinating stories from...