Learn More about Pyschedelics
Our approach to psychedelics is science-driven. At the bottom of each section of this site, we link to related articles, books, videos, and research studies.
The leading psychedelic research and advocacy group. They’ve funded and initiated a huge portion of the research on psychedlics over the past ten years. Their current top priority is getting MDMA legalized in the United States for use in therapeutic contexts. They are currently moving through the FDA approval process.
A huge collaboratively created online database of information about various drugs, medicines, dosages, effects, research, and experiences. A good starting point for researching particular herbs, drugs, and medicines.
A wonderful site from Emmy Award-winning investigative journalist Amber Lyon, who cured her own PTSD with ayahuasca and psychedelic mushrooms. The site provides journalism on natural therapies for depression, anxiety, stress, PTSD, addiction, and other health conditions. Great videos.
Council on Spiritual Practices
An advocacy organization that supports research on psychedelics with the goal of giving people pathways to directly experiencing spiritual and mystical states.
Many more specific articles appear at the bottom of each section of this site, related to the topic at hand.
James Fadiman, PhD
The Promise of Psychedelic Research
Perhaps spurred by the recent research on psychedelics, there has been a surge in the past two years of new books about the science and use of psychedelics. Here are a few books we like, both old and new.
James Fadiman, PhD
The Psychedelic Explorer’s Guide
Dr. Ben Sessa
The Psychedelic Renaissance: Reassessing the Role of Psychedelic Drugs in 21st Century Psychiatry and Society
Thomas B. Roberts, PHD
The Psychedelic Future of the Mind: How Entheogens Are Enhancing Cognition, Boosting Intelligence, and Raising Values
David Jay Brown
The New Science of Psychedelics: At the Nexus of Culture, Consciousness, and Spirituality
- Ram Dass
Be Here Now
Film and Video
DMT: The Spirit Molecule
Documentary about research studies with the psychedelic DMT. Available on Netflix streaming.
MAPS YouTube Channel
Dozens of videos about research on psychedelics and work towards FDA approval for therapeutic use.
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