Event: Horizons – Perspectives on Psychedelics

Horizons: Perspectives on Psychedelics

October 12-14, 2012 – New York

Celebrating their Sixth Year!

Horizons is an annual forum for learning about psychedelics in New York City. Its goal is to open a fresh dialogue on their role in medicine, culture, history, spirituality, and creativity. During the 1960s, psychedelics entered worldwide popular culture. Fueled by the wild social dogmas of the era, recreational use become commonplace. Questions about their safety and value for were answered with myths and confusion spread by both their users, proponents, the media and the government. In recent years, a small group of dedicated researchers and scholars have orchestrated a renaissance in psychedelic research and thought. Horizons brings together the brightest minds and the boldest voices of this movement to share their research, insights, and dreams for the future.

Horizons website: http://www.horizonsnyc.org/site/

Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/events/141413802665919/

This year, the wonderful speakers will be:

William Auerbach, Ph.D., psychologist and adjunct professor of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis at NYU
http://postdocpsychoanalytic.as.nyu.edu/page/contemplative.studies

Matthew Baggot, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow in psychiatric genetics at the University of Chicago
http://psychiatry.uchicago.edu/hbpl/XML%20pages/People/PostDoc/people-matthewbaggott.htm

Charles Grob, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the UCLA School of Medicine and the Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
http://people.healthsciences.ucla.edu/institution/personnel?personnel_id=46791

Mariavittoria Mangini, Ph.D., FNP, family nurse midwife for twenty five years
http://www.bioneers.org/presenters/mariavittoria-mangini

Ralph Metzner, Ph.D., author, psychedelic pioneer, Professor Emeritus at California Institute of Integral Studies – http://www.greenearthfound.org/ralph_metzner.html

Benny Shanon, Ph.D., Professor of psychology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
http://www.ayahuasca.com/news/benny-shanon-reveals-a-speculative-hypothesis-on-biblical-entheogens/

Kevin Feeney, J.D., attorney, Editor and publisher of the Oregon Medical Marijuana Law Reporter
http://breakingconvention.co.uk/speakers/ (scroll down to Feeney)

Rachel Harris, Ph.D., author, psychologist
http://www.soulfulliving.com/selfcare.htm

Sidarta Ribeiro, Ph.D., neuroscience professor and director, Brain Institute, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidarta_Ribeiro

Plus, a MAPS research review!

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