Tag: psychedelics

Digital Psychedelia: Hidden Experience and the Challenge of Paranoia by Tehseen Noorani

Introduction Over the past 15 years, several groups of researchers have sought to use clinical trials to reintroduce psychedelics to mainstream society, reporting impressive efficacy from trials a…

The Mercurial Life of Drugs: Psychedelics as models, risk factors, and treatments for mental disorders by Johanna Pokorny

A Workshop Report by the Neuroscience and Society Network   Introduction The Neuroscience and Society Network organised a workshop on 11-12 July 2018 at the Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry…

Its Only an Evil Cactus if Donkeys Chase You: Ethics and Psychedelics with Hamilton Morris – This Anthro Life

When TAL first interviewed Hamilton Morris, it was shortly after he and his production team had finished season 1 of Hamilton’s Pharmacopoeia. Now, Morris has completed two seasons…

Fear and Loathing in Atlanta

Content warning: racism, violence, mention of miscarriage. I was on my way to the airplane that would take me back home, to Canada. I boarded the train between…

How to make a “vulnerable population” by Laura Stark

“They used my ass and took advantage of me.” This was the story of Eddie Flowers, a former drug addict used in LSD experiments during the 1950s. Leaning…