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Decomposing the Shadow – New book on magic mushrooms and psychology

Decomposing the Shadow – New book on magic mushrooms and psychology

Information on a new book has swung into Psypressuk.com: As psychedelics re-enter the collective consciousness of the academic world, we are seeing a parallel resurgence of interest from the general public. Long gone is the flakey “flower-power” ethos of the...

Calming the Eternal Footman: Psilocybin and Cancer Psychopharmacology

The mystical experience that can be achieved via the ingestion of certain naturally occurring species of fungus is just the sort of thing that can shake a person out of a ‘deep funk’, either by allowing a fresh perspective to be ascertained, or by the ‘shock and awe’ effects of increased serotonin-like effects on the synapses.

Plant Intoxicants by Baron Ernst von Bibra

Originally published in Germany, in 1855, under the title ‘Die Narkotischen Genuβmittel und der Mensch’, this edition of Baron Ernst von Bibra’s ‘Plant Intoxicants’ was published in 1995 by Healing Arts Press. The book is a pioneering study of psychoactive...

Mushrooms and Mankind by James Arthur

Originally published in 2000 ‘Mushrooms and Mankind: The Impact of Mushrooms on Human Consciousness and Religion’ is written by James Arthur. The author is a long-time researcher in the field of ethnomycology and this book is short and succinct introduction...

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...

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