If Everyone Tripped on Psychedelics, We’d Do More About Climate Change
Scientists are looking into what psychedelics do to inspire people to act pro-environmentally.
The Ethics of Taking the Drugs You Study
Should psychedelic scientists trip on the drugs they research?
Psychedelic Psychotherapy: Using LSD, MDMA and Psilocybin to Treat Mental Health
Our latest video explores the therapeutic benefits of psychedelic drugs in improving mental health
For $1,000, These 'Sitters' Will Save You from a Bad Acid Trip
Yes, being a professional trip sitter is actually a job.
LSD Brings Your Brain to the Edge of Chaos
This new LSD study is like an acid trip all on its own.
Which Drugs Make Your Dick Shrink the Most and Why
Hands up whose penis has physically retracted after taking MDMA? Or just flat-out not worked when using cocaine? This is why.
Psychedelic Drugs Really Do Lead to a Higher State of Consciousness
Study participants bravely took LSD and ketamine in the name of science.
This Week in Science
Having Frequent, Terrifying Dreams Could Mean You Have Nightmare Disorder
This week in science: A lot of people don't feel much when they take CBD, the effects of microdosing, and what goes on in the brains of people with nightmare disorder.
Taking Ketamine Can Feel a Lot Like a Near-Death Experience
"It can generate a sense of detachment from the body and the self and, at higher doses, a full-blown dissociative experience."
When the Drugs Hit
Scientists Identify Key Neural Mechanisms Behind an LSD Trip
LSD appears to cause information to disintegrate as it is passed through a neural circuit that determines how we process internal and external stimuli.
LSD Changes Something About The Way You Perceive Time
We measure time in set amounts— seconds, minutes, and hours. But the way time feels is more slippery.
From Fuzz Boxes to AI
Six decades of psychedelics and music in harmony.