Psychedelic mushrooms create hyperconnections in the brain
October 31, 2014 - News
” .. Many people report intensely spiritual experiences while taking the drug, and some studies even suggest that one transcendent trip can alter people’s personalities on a long-term basis, making those individuals more open to new experiences and more appreciative of art, curiosity and emotion … The research could ultimately also help answer bigger questions of the mind, like how people construct a sense of self.
‘Through studies such as these we can really begin to tackle the questions of how we achieve coherent experiences of ourselves in the world around us, and understand what makes this break down,’ said Mitul Mehta, a psychopharmacology researcher at King’s College London … “