Senior staff writer, Features.
Psychedelics now appear in patent applications for Philip Morris e-cigarettes, periodontal disease, hair loss, weight loss, and food allergies.
There’s a name for that feeling when you crave time to yourself but don’t get it. It’s the mirror image of loneliness—“aloneliness.”
Many people have a spiritual experience on psychedelics. How they make meaning of it could be influenced by the metaphysical beliefs of their therapists.
Compass Pathways, a Peter Thiel-backed psychedelic mental health company, has made patent application claims on aspects of psilocybin-assisted therapy as basic as using soft furniture and holding hands.
VAERS, a database of reports of vaccine side effects, is being abused by people trying to sow fear. It's not the first time.
Before 2018, no one knew that wildfire smoke contained living organisms. The discovery has implications on the ecosystems where the microbes eventually land and the humans exposed to smoke.
Medical professionals, unfortunately, are as prone to hesitancy and misinformation as the rest of us.
Evidence suggests that there are real benefits of talking to yourself in the third person—in your head, not out loud.
The philosopher Jules Evans tells us who and what are prone to both conspiracy theories and alternative beliefs, while advocating for “critical spirituality.”