psilocybin

psychedelics

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.
Shayla Love
7.1.19
psychedelics

The Movement to Make Shrooms Legal Is Gaining Momentum

Denver just decriminalised the drug, and Oakland could be next.
Harry Cheadle
5.29.19
psychedelics

The Ethics of Taking the Drugs You Study

Should psychedelic scientists trip on the drugs they research?
Shayla Love
5.15.19
psychedelics

The Dramatic Story of How Denver Decriminalised Mushrooms

With a little help from Joe Rogan and the youth vote, the almost unthinkable happened – and set the stage for reform nationwide.
Alex Norcia
5.9.19
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

Going Underground

The resurgence in clinical trials into the effectiveness of LSD, MDMA, and psilocybin in treating depression and trauma has received widespread publicity. But outside the labs, regular people are taking psychedelic therapy into their own hands.
Jenny Valentish
12.3.18
Drugs

Why Men Who Take Psychedelics Are Less Likely to Be Violent Partners

Researchers found men who tripped were half as likely to hurt a significant other, and "emotional regulation" may play a role.
Sarah Berman
6.8.18
High Wire

Shrooms Could Make Cancer Patients Less Terrified of Death

Psilocybin can help cancer patients cope with depression and anxiety, according to two new US studies. But will President Trump fund research in what could be a revolutionary development in psychiatry?
Maia Szalavitz
12.1.16
Art

How to Make Paintings from Psychedelic Drugs

"If chemistry has been neglected by visual artists, it might be explained by the simple fact that molecules are invisible." --Hamilton Morris
Beckett Mufson
10.2.15
Stuff

Magic Mushrooms Are the New Pot, According to Psilocybin Enthusiasts

We went to 9/20, the Psilocybin Mushroom Day, where conference-goers waxed poetic about the spiritual and medical value of tripping balls.
Adam Kovac
9.30.15
Stuff

This Is What It Feels Like to Treat Depression with Magic Mushrooms

We spoke to a woman who's been trialling a psilocybin micro-dose treatment for a month, and the doctor who devised the method.
Claire Colley
9.7.15
Stuff

Britain's Premier 'Magic Mushroom Explorer' Told Us How Shrooms Could Change the World

I met Simon Powell in his south London flat to talk about the ideas in his new book, Magic Mushroom Explorer: Psilocybin and the Awakening Earth.
Michael Allen
3.5.15
Tao of Terence

Psilocybin, the Mushroom, and Terence McKenna

Listen to what the mushroom says of itself in the cool night of the mind.
Tao Lin
8.13.14
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