The Burnout and Escapism Issue
I Took Ayahuasca at a Countryside Retreat and It Was as Profound as They Say It Is
It wasn’t scary. It was beautiful. Magical. Out of this world. It was bizarre and yet it made complete sense. And I was not alone. And I never would be again.
To Understand Delusions, We Need To Listen To People With Delusional Beliefs
A new radio series interviews people with delusions of all kinds, from believing you are dead to thinking you are the second coming of the messiah.
What It's Like to Experience Constant Musical Hallucinations
Sylvia hears music playing in her head all day. She's deaf.
Stress Makes Me Hallucinate When I’m Falling Asleep
When two authority figures materialize in your bedroom in the middle of the night, you don't question them.
The High Life
We're Starting to Understand How Psychedelic Flashbacks Work
At least five percent of users experience them.
The High Life
What Happens When Blind People Take Psychedelics
Visual stimuli play a critical role in the experience after all.
'Froggy & Friends,' Today's Comic by Benny Montero
Benny Montero makes the trippiest comics around.
Build Your Own Terrifying Cat-Blob with Machine Learning
Image-to-Image translates sketches to sometimes realistic, sometimes nightmarish photos.
Research Suggests a New Way to Identify Who Has Schizophrenia
Neuroscientists shed new light on the reality-distorting effects of schizophrenia.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Teens Smoking Pot Are More Likely to Be Paranoid and Hallucinate, Study Says
The five-year study found that marijuana had serious ramifications on teenage boys' mental health.
What It's Like to Be a High-Functioning Schizophrenic
Even on medication, I experience auditory hallucinations all the time.
We Meet a Photographer Bringing His Nightmares to Life on Today's 'Daily VICE'
Photographer Nicolas Bruno suffers from sleep paralysis and recreates terrifying nightly hallucinations in his art