How Mushrooms Expand Your Mind and Amplify Your Brain's Dreaming Areas

Psilocybin, the psychedelic compound in mushrooms, can alter consciousness profoundly. Robin Carhart-Harris, co-author of a newly published study that examines the effects of psilocybin on brain activity, explains how his team is piecing together the mechanisms that cause its mind-expanding effects. » 7/03/14 2:30pm 7/03/14 2:30pm

Johns Hopkins Seeks Volunteers to Take Magic Mushrooms

Click to view A recent study showed that taking psilocybin (magic mushrooms) creates a sense of well-being, and now Johns Hopkins University is following up on that study. Researchers at Johns Hopkins medical school are investigating whether taking psilocybin can help cancer patients who are feeling defeated and… » 7/11/08 3:10pm 7/11/08 3:10pm