Michael Pierce

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This Is Your Brain on Fractals

Julius Horsthuis strikes again with a hypnotic new short.<p>Fractals are complex, self-repeating patterns that never end. They’re mathematical and scientific, but also trippy enough to excite the psychonaut. David Foster Wallace once said that his big tome of a novel <i>Infinite Jest</i> was structured after …

Integration: How To Get The Most Benefit From Your Ayahuasca Experience

Ayahuasca is taking the world by storm. The psychedelic brew that has been used for millennia by Amazon rainforest cultures is now being successfully …

Psychedelics For Addiction Being Studied Outside Of The Lab

Researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine are conducting an anonymous online survey to investigate the relationship between psychedelic use …

Consciousness

How To Cleanse Your Aura

We may brush our teeth, wash our hands, and bathe our bodies every day, but not many of us know how to keep energetically clean. If we’re living a …

Charles Grob - Impact Of A Psycho-spiritual Experience

Why Do We Fall: A Must See Motivational Video

How To Cleanse The Aura | Collective Evolution Lifestyle

Watch: Psilocybin Made Me Grateful To Be Alive

In this video, cinematographer and photographer Eddie Marritz speaks about his battle with cancer and how a dose of psilocybin helped him appreciate …

Mind-blowing Experiment Confirms That Reality Doesn’t Exist If You Are Not Looking at It

According to a well-known theory in quantum physics, a particle’s behavior changes depending on whether there is an observer or not. It basically …

The Influence Vedic Philosophy Had On Nikola Tesla’s Idea Of Free Energy

I'm in!<p><b>The Properties of Space</b><p>Science works best when in harmony with nature. If we put these two together, we can discover great technologies that …

Medical Marijuana

MAPS has received regulatory approval to conduct a study of smoked marijuana for symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans of</b> …

Ibogaine Therapy

MAPS has completed two observational studies of the long-term effects of ibogaine treatment on patients undergoing therapy at independent ibogaine …

New Zealand

Using Psychedelics Shouldn’t Be A Crime

Psychedelic substances have been used around the world for thousands of years for religious and therapeutic purposes. In the 1950s and 1960s, …

MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy

<b>Our highest priority project</b> is funding clinical trials of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) as a tool to assist psychotherapy for the …

15 Mesmerizing Mosque Ceilings That Appear To Be Influenced By Psychedelia

Frank Echenhofer - Plant based vs synthetic psychoactive agents

In the next few years, MDMA will be a legal and therapeutic way to get high

<b>BY: ROB HOFFMAN</b><p>The day after I swallowed MDMA for the first time was almost as magical as the night I had spent on the drug. The world seemed less …

Consciousness

#341 - Psychedelic Treatments

Psychedelic Treatments #341<p>October 30, 2015<p>This week, we're talking about powerful mind-altering substances, and their potential to help treat …

Consciousness

LSD Archive Has Been on a Long, Strange Trip

Inventor’s papers, shunned by Sandoz, now under the care of Swiss dairy farmer<p>BERN, Switzerland—Albert Hofmann realized he had invented LSD after a vivid experiment in 1943. The Swiss chemist retired a few decades later, and his personal archive began a long, strange trip that ended at a quiet …

Lsd

Lobbying for ecstasy to treat deep PTSD

You may have read the news this week about a former Australian army soldier who joined Al Qaeda back in 2001. He did so after serving in East Timor …

Al-Qaeda

A Scientist’s Journey To The Soul: How Ayahuasca Opened The Door To My Heart

I would like to share with you how working with ayahuasca has changed my life. In my early 20s (I’m now 36), I had some experience with psychedelics. …

[Interview] Phil Wolfson deems MDMA, ketamine and psychedelics “not terribly different”

Philip E. Wolfson is a psychiatrist and psychotherapist who used MDMA legally in his practice in the 1980’s. A founding member of Stanislav and …

Personal Story: Iboga Helped Me Solve A Problem I Didn’t Know I Had

First a bit of background: After a somewhat traumatic childhood things went up hill for me. I worked very hard to achieve my dream job, which I …

Giant Himalayan Bees Produce Hallucinogenic Honey

Near the peaks of the Himalayan Mountains, a harsh region in which no human settlements are found, lives the world’s largest honey bee, the Himalayan …

Study: What Happens When Humans Take DMT?

Among the most powerful of the entheogenic substances that allow humans to bypass our egos and catch a glimpse of the divine is dimethyltryptamine, …

Finding The Science Of Consciousness: SAND 2015

If the number of cars in the parking lot at the Dolce Hayes Mansion were any indication, the SAND community is exploding exponentially. With a warm …

An Introduction To The Endocannabinoid System

As you read this review of the scientific literature regarding the therapeutic effects of cannabis and cannabinoids, one thing will become quickly …

Huachuma (San Pedro Cactus) — Healing The Spirit And Body

Some viewers of the movie <i>Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus</i> may notice a suspiciously authentic-looking glint in actress Gaby Hoffmann’s eye during …

Personal Story: Psilocybin Helped Me Connect And Awaken To Life’s Infinite Possibilities

I live on an island in Southeastern Alaska surrounded by natural beauty that renders the poets speechless. Growing up here I began, after high school …

Naturopathic Medicine