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Results from the first phase 3 trial of using MDMA for PTSD along with talk therapy found the drug to be effective.
A small study has provided evidence of psilocybin for depression working as well as a popular SSRI.
New research shows that having an attitude of gratitude is key to healthy relationships, and it can virally impact society.
NYU’s Center for Psychedelic Medicine will serve as the nexus for the school’s psychedelic research, as well as provide training to budding researchers.
A new, small study in Australia suggests that oral ketamine treatment may help treat suicidal thoughts.
A pacesetting institution, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is opening a psychedelic research center focusing on MDMA and trauma.
Some experiment designs need to deceive. These former magicians have some advice.
If we can better understand the evolution of our moral compass, psychologists believe we can begin working toward a society built on empathy over judgement.
Science is finally proving that the act of apologizing can save and strengthen a relationship that’s been damaged by conflict.
Philosophers have been making the claim that free will is an illusion for hundreds of years. What does modern neuroscience have to say about it?
The Field Trip app aims to help people get some of the benefits of psychedelic-assisted therapy outside the confines of a clinic.
The pandemic has therapists' couches off limits. A new study finds that remote therapy may be as effective for depression as face-to-face, so I gave it a try.
The benefits of MDMA therapy as a PTSD treatment appear to last for at least a year, according to a newly published paper.
An app created by a sex therapist is helping couples learn how to have better sex by exploring their own desires and discovering their partner’s.
You’ve heard about “ego death” on magic mushrooms. New research suggests psilocybin curbs part of the brain that may tie in to ego.
If you’ve been having strange dreams and poor sleep during lockdown, you’re not alone. The anxiety-inducing pandemic, less activity, and more screen-time have many more people struggling with insomnia than usual.
Thanks to brain implants, scientists have the first direct evidence of “offline replay” in humans, a process thought to be key to memory consolidation.
Digital phenotyping uses our smartphones to detect anything from Parkinson's disease to mental health disorders.