Psychedelic trips akin to waking dream.

13 Jul

An interesting post from BoingBoing about the effects of psychedelic mushrooms on the brain:

“The findings, he suggests, support the idea that psychedelics temporarily diminish one’s sense of having a firm and enduring personality–and that trips are akin to a waking dream.”

I do bristle a little bit when I see comments about “the brain’s ancient emotion system,” a claim that I believe is misleading. Other than that I found the piece intriguing.

 

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