I Feel Love: MDMA for Autism and Social Anxiety

This is a guest post from Rachel Nuwer (@RachelNuwer), an award-winning science journalist who regularly contributes to the New York Times, National Geographic, Scientific American, and many other publications. Her reporting for the New York Times broke the news globally about the MDMA Phase III clinical trial and was highlighted by me, Michael Pollan, and … Read more

Presley’s place at the Pittsburgh airport is an example to be copied

Presley’s Place at the Pittsburgh Airport is a sensory room that makes travel possible … [+] families living with this challenge. This is a model that other airports should copy. Blue Sky Pittsburgh News Airports are mini-cities of activity. Planes move in and out, people run to catch flights, others pull over for extra security. … Read more

Dr. Gül Dölen on Rethinking Psychedelics, New Applications (Autism, Stroke, and Allergies), The Neurobiology of Beginner’s Mind, Octopuses on MDMA, and The Master Key of Metaplasticity (#667)

Illustration via 99designs “Psychedelics have this property, which William James pointed out over 100 years ago, of creating this sense of what he called the noetic property, this feeling that ‘Now that I’ve had this experience, I know the really real. The true truth has been revealed to me, and everything before this moment was … Read more