Wonderful 22-minute jaunt through the co-evolution of psychedelic counter-culture and personal computing. I’ve studied this subject before but was still surprised by some new fun facts and connections revealed Boing Boing managing editor, David Pescovitz:
March 3, 2014
April 19, 2013
Very cool explanation of how the filter mechanism or ‘reducing-valve’ theory of consciousness and psychedelic states suggested by William James, Aldous Huxley and others was recently supported by brain MRIs of people experiencing psilocybin.
February 21, 2013
January 2, 2013
December 22, 2012
Amazing short film, loosely based on quotes from Terence Mckenna.
December 7, 2012
December 6, 2012
Teaser trailer for a documentary about a Western woman who trained with a Peruvian ayahuasca shaman.
November 25, 2012
Ronald S. Duman, PhD and Professor of Psychiatry and professor of neurobiology and of pharmacology at Yale School of Medicine gives a presentation on the recent discoveries concerning the dramatic neuroplastic effects of ketamine, in which he states that this is “the most significant finding in the field of depression in over fifty years.”
For more detailed look at psychedelic(and ketamine)-induced neuroplasticity and effects on depression, check out my paper;