A commentary on the article “Flashback phenomena after administration of LSD and psilocybin in controlled studies with healthy participants,” by Felix Müller et al., published in Psychopharmacology.
Following psychedelics’ explosive… Read More
A commentary on the article “Models of psychedelic drug action: modulation of cortical- subcortical circuits” by Manoj Doss et al., published in Brain.
Even though the “psychedelic renaissance” is underway,… Read More
A commentary on the article “REBUS and the Anarchic Brain: Toward a Unified Model of the Brain Action of Psychedelics” by Robin Carhart-Harris and Karl Friston, published in Pharmacological Reviews.… Read More
A commentary on the article “Adults who microdose psychedelics report health related motivations and lower levels of anxiety and depression compared to non-microdosers by Joseph M. Rootman et al., published… Read More
In March 2020, my research stopped. The cognitive neuroscience lab where I work was shuttered because our research involves collecting behavioral and neuroimaging data from human participants – something impermissible… Read More
In the early 20th century, Cambridge psychologist Frederic Bartlett radically reformulated the concept of memory. Until then the classical view, the earliest form of which could be traced back to… Read More
[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n the mid twentieth century, artificial intelligence researchers invented a new type of computational system that could detect patterns in images – a daunting task for previous technology. Because this… Read More
A family curse
During the early 1980’s, an Italian physician was investigating a mysterious and dreadful disease that had long plagued his family. In earlier generations, this disease had killed… Read More
[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hat is the brain? Researchers conceive of neurons as information processing units, meaning that the circuits formed by neurons support logical and mathematical operations. In this view, the brain is… Read More