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magic mushrooms may change the mind by quieting traditional brain activity

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Psychedelics Lead to a New Vision of Consciousness - From WSJ 8th december, 2014

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Psychedelics Lead to a New Vision of Consciousness - WSJ:
For centuries, "magic" mushrooms have been both celebrated and reviled for their mind-expanding properties. Research and popular use of psychedelic drugs like mushrooms and LSD surged in the 1960s, when the substances first entered the American cultural consciousness on a large scale, and came to define '60s counterculture. At this time, thousands of studies were conducted to determine the properties and potential therapeutic applications of the drugs. But in 1970, theControlled Substances Act brought an end to this era of science-based open-mindedness, and greatly limited drug research for the next four decades. Today, research on psychedelic drugs is experiencing a renaissance of sorts. A growing body of scientific studies from major universities and medical centers suggests that the substances may hold promise as therapeutic interventions for a number of mental health conditions. 'Shrooms are known to tri…

Mushroom Trips Can Help With Anxiety - Business Insider

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Mushroom Trips Can Help With Anxiety - Business Insider: Roc Morin,  from the Atlantic

Psilocybe Pelliculosa Mushrooms Lightworkerpeace/Wikimedia Commons Psilocybe Pelliculosa mushrooms, one of the more than 200 psilocybin-containing species. "Some of the things I'm about to say might not make sense," began O.M., a 22-year-old cancer survivor. He had the far-off look in his eyes that I recognized from so many of the other study participants. They sound like travelers, struggling to describe exotic foreign lands to the people left back home. That struggle is a sign that the treatment has worked. Ineffability is one of the primary criteria that define a mystical experience. "I was outside of my body, looking at myself," O.M. continued, "My body was lying on a stretcher in front of a hospital. I felt an incredible anxiety — the same anxiety I had felt every day since my diagnosis. Then, like a switch went on, I went from being anxious to analyzing my anxiety…