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How To Produce A Drug Free Altered State Of Consciousness In 10 Minutes – You’ll Need Another Person

The Hero’s Adventure: What Movies Can Teach Us About Facing Our Shadow<p>Published<p>24 hours ago<p>on<p>September 22, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>The Hero's Journey …

Be wary of studies that link mental ill health with creativity or a high IQ | Dr Oliver Joe Robinson

The idea that genius and madness are intertwined is an ancient one. But in truth, in this desperately underfunded field, we don’t even have objective tools to diagnose disorders of the mind, let alone back up claims such as this<p>The idea that highly creative or intelligent individuals are especially …

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The Medical Specialties That Pay The Best

All doctor salaries continue to rise with primary care doctor compensation outpacing specialists slightly last year. Primary care physicians reported $241,273 in media compensation in 2014 and specialists reported $411, 852, according to the MGMA (Medical Group Management Association) 2015 report …

If You Give a Mouse a Xanax

Developing drugs that reduce fearful behaviors in rats has misled us into thinking that they would do the same for humans.<p>Joseph LeDoux is worried. The prominent cognitive neuropsychologist feels his field is at an “impasse.” He takes some of the blame: His own “work and writings,” he confesses, …

What to Do With Your Mind During Meditation

If you have ever sat down in a cross-legged posture, began focusing on your breath, and immediately wondered, "What should I do about all these thoughts?" this is a simple answer.<p><i>By Lodro Rinzler</i><p>I have been teaching peaceful-abiding meditation for 14 years now, and over that time I have realized …

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Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Ketamine Treatment/Rapid Relief From Depression

The Latest on Ketamine<p>Will Ketamine be the new prescription to treat depression in people who have bipolar? The use of Ketamine has been undergoing …

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The GOP Case Against Stem Cell Research

Republican candidates convened last night for the first debates of the 2016 campaign. The presidential hopefuls disagreed on every topic they faced -- immigration, health care, foreign policy, gay rights, the economy -- all but one, that is. Their differences of opinion disappeared each time they …

It Took A Musician's Ear To Decode The Complex Song In Whale Calls

<i>Humpback whales don't just sing songs — they compose</i> <i>with the whales around them, singing a song that evolves over time. Scientists didn't know that until they started recording whale sounds in the 1960s and spent years listening. The evolution of this "culture of listening" among researchers is the</i> …

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Nothing Bad Happened Except My Mind

There is a voice in my head that tells me I am constantly on the verge of a catastrophe. Mysteriously, over the last few weeks a new voice has emerged, and it's telling the first one to shut the fuck up.<p>Someone asked me if it gets better and I said <i>yes</i> and they said <i>how?</i> and I got silent.<p>The truth is …

Should Doctors Operate On Intersex Babies?

M.C. was born with ambiguous genitalia, a rare condition that doctors addressed with surgery. Now, in a landmark lawsuit, M.C.'s parents are challenging the medical mainstream: Why does a surgeon decide what sex a child should be?<p><b>Pam Crawford first</b> saw M.C. nine years ago, on an adoption website …

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How What You Believe Affects What You're Like When You're High

For decades, connoisseurs of psychedelics have said that "set and setting"—your state of mind and your environment—influence how you experience drugs. And they're right.<p>Psychedelic connoisseurs are usually well versed in "set and setting," or the the idea that both your state of mind, beliefs, and …