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Decoding the Tripping Brain
Diana Kwon | Sep 1, 2017
Scientists are beginning to unravel the mechanisms behind the therapeutic effects of psychedelic drugs.
Infographic: The Brain on Psychedelics
Diana Kwon | Aug 31, 2017
Understanding how hallucinogenic drugs affect different neural networks could shed light on their therapeutic potential.
Week in Review, July 8–12
Jef Akst | Jul 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
LSD for Alcoholics?
Sabrina Richards | Mar 12, 2012
A retrospective meta-analysis suggests that LSD may aid in treatment of alcoholism.
Scanning the Psychedelic Brain
Ruth Williams | Jan 23, 2012
Brain scans reveal the surprising secret of magic mushrooms’ hallucinogenic effect.