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London Real TV presents: Psychedelics as Medicine – Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris

London Real TV presents: Psychedelics as Medicine – Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris

London Real TV presents: Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris of Imperial College London talks about the effects of Psilocybin & MDMA and how they could be used to help with depression and addiction, his controversial colleague Professor David Nutt who claimed Cannabis & Ecstasy were safer & less addictive than Alcohol &...

Simon G Powell

Interview with Psilocybin Solution author Simon G. Powell

Simon G. Powell is the author of The Psilocybin Solution (2011) and Darwin’s Unfinished Business (2012), and he’s been kind enough to answer some of PsypressUK’s questions ahead of his appearance at the Hoxton Gallery next month. In the past, you’ve described having “an extended bout of ‘mushroom fever’ brought on by excessive...

brain by jetheriot

Nutt’s Psilocybin Research: Overcoming Folk Psychology

Of course I had heard the folk psychology of mind expansion before, I thought, as I took my first chew on what seemed to be a rather unappetising looking rotten straw. But that began during the flush of youth, before one could have foreseen the tragedy of cognition whittling away...

Robin Carhart-Harris

Psychedelics and Brain Imaging by Dr Robin Carhart-Harris

‘Psychedelics and Brain Imaging’ by Dr Robin Carhart-Harris Part of the Ecology, Cosmos & Consciousness lecture series Tuesday, 24th April, 2012 October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AL This talk will describe the research Robin has been carrying out over the last few years involving brain imaging and psychedelics....

Psilocybin Solution

The Psilocybin Solution by Simon G. Powell

Originally published in 2011 ‘The Psilocybin Solution – The role of sacred mushrooms in the quest for meaning’ by Simon G. Powell is, broadly speaking, an examination of the role that psilocybin has played in its relationship with humans. This includes entheological history, psilocybin’s behaviour within the neurochemical processes of...

Shroom by Andy Letcher

Shroom: A Cultural History of the Magic Mushroom By Andy Letcher

Originally published in 2006, Shroom: A cultural History of the magic mushroom is one of the best written secondary works of psychedelic literature available. It examines a traceable history through what we can know to be sure about the cultural use of psilocybin mushrooms, to what smacks of cultural story-telling,...

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