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PSYCHEDELICS: YOUR BRAIN ON PSYCHEDELICS - Part 2 of a Discussion with Albert Garcia-Romeu

May 31, 2022 Michael C Patterson, Albert Garcia-Romeu Season 2 Episode 23
MINDRAMP PODCAST - LIVE LONG, LIVE WELL
PSYCHEDELICS: YOUR BRAIN ON PSYCHEDELICS - Part 2 of a Discussion with Albert Garcia-Romeu
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Psychedelics are mind-altering drugs. What does it mean to have your mind-altered? What is actually going on in the brain when we set off on a psychedelic trip. Johns Hopkins University researcher Albert Garcia-Romeu talks about his research into psychedelics and reviews sciences current understanding about how psychedelics improve mood, limit depression, alter our states of mind and give us a feeling of transcendent insight. 

Introduction
What do Psychedelics do to Brain Cells?
Use it or Lose It Effect?
Psychedelics Alter Brain Plasticity
Serotonin & "Classi Psychedelics"
Psychedelics are Non-Addictive
What Is a Serotonin agonist?
Does Personality Affect Your Trip?
The Default Mode Network
Psilocybin and Hemispheric Lateralization?
Why Psychedelic research is Important
Wrap up