Allison Rosenswipe

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How to Pick Music for People on LSD, From a Scientist Whose Job That Is

Neuroscience PhD student Mendel Kaelen researches the relationship between psychedelics and music. He explains how he picks the songs.<p>Since its 60s counterculture heyday, LSD has been closely associated with music. But it's not just artistic proclivities that link them: Researchers have found that …

What marijuana does to your body and brain

Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug— something with "no accepted medical use" — means it is pretty tough to study.<p>Yet numerous anecdotal reports as well as some studies have linked marijuana with several purported health benefits, from pain relief to helping with certain forms of …

10 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Resilience, Backed by Research

Ever dealt with a really difficult situation? We’ve all had our emotional resilience tested. Sometimes it feels like you just want to give up.<p>How do …

Your Best Cup of Coffee Yet

We’ve got all kinds of coffee-making gadgets and mugs—plus plenty of tips!—for pouring (or pressing) your best batch yet, whether you’re into a featherlight, fruity cup of cold brew or something with a little more whiz-wham-bow in each sip.<p>Crazy for Cold Brew?<p>Maybe it's the way you slow-drip, maybe …

Have a Cheat Day, Because Science Said So

Taking this advice very seriously.<p>Sometimes it feels like there’s no winning when it comes to our health (remember when we found out working out …

How to Make Better Salads Without a Recipe

With these tips for riffing on classic dishes (Mom's chicken salad, anyone?), you can make a delicious meal that doesn't require any recipe, so you're ready to improvise at the table any time—with whatever you bought too much of at the farmers marekt. With a few simple bases to choose from, simply …

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Here’s how to make yourself hallucinate in 30 minutes – without using LSD

There’s a way to make yourself trip inside 30 minutes without using Class A drugs – and no, it doesn’t involve banana skins.<p>Instead, just use a piece …

Lsd

How Shrooms Work and Affect the Brain: What Psilocybin Is Really Doing to Your Head

In a 2014 study, the psychedelic effect of magic mushrooms on the brain was found to bear similarities to the brain activity displayed when we're in …

PRESS RELEASE: DEA Approves First-Ever Trial of Medical Marijuana for PTSD in Veterans

<b>PRESS RELEASE</b> <b><br>APRIL 21, 2016</b> <b><br>CONTACT:</b><br>Brad Burge <br>This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view …

Psychedelic scans show LSD’s effect on the brain for first time

Researchers at the Imperial College of London have for the first time mapped the effects of LSD on the brain using fMRI and other scans while …

Consciousness