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Decoding the Tripping Brain

By Diana Kwon | September 1, 2017

Scientists are beginning to unravel the mechanisms behind the therapeutic effects of psychedelic drugs.

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Infographic: The Brain on Psychedelics

By Diana Kwon | September 1, 2017

Understanding how hallucinogenic drugs affect different neural networks could shed light on their therapeutic potential.

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Week in Review, July 8–12

By Jef Akst | July 12, 2013

Editor accused of fraud leaves post; the good and the bad of gut microbiota; bacterial gene shuffle; legal restrictions hamper illicit drug research; antibodies and autism

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LSD for Alcoholics?

By Sabrina Richards | March 12, 2012

A retrospective meta-analysis suggests that LSD may aid in treatment of alcoholism.

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Scanning the Psychedelic Brain

By Ruth Williams | January 23, 2012

Brain scans reveal the surprising secret of magic mushrooms’ hallucinogenic effect.

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