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The Entourage Effect and Magic Mushrooms

The Entourage Effect and Magic Mushrooms

When it comes to magic mushrooms, the world-famous psychedelic fungi, it’s the psilocybin molecule that often takes center stage.Psilocybin is the most abundant psychoactive component in magic mushrooms, or “shrooms.” Research into the power of magic mushrooms often...

VIDEOS

What hallucination reveals about our minds | Oliver Sacks

What hallucination reveals about our minds | Oliver Sacks

Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks brings our attention to Charles Bonnett syndrome — when visually impaired people experience lucid hallucinations. He describes the experiences of his patients in heartwarming detail and walks us through the biology of this...

How do psychedelic drugs work on the brain?

How do psychedelic drugs work on the brain?

Dr Robin Carhart-Harris talks about his scientific research into the effects and potential therapeutic uses of psychedelic drugs. Join him as he discusses brain imaging work involving psilocybin, the active ingredient of magic mushrooms, and explains how the drug...