Posts Tagged ‘Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’

‘Scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine claim to have determined the proper dose levels needed to create positive changes in attitudes, mood, life satisfaction, and behavior that persist for more than a year with the psychoactive substance in so-called “magic mushrooms.”

The findings are the latest in a series of experiments done at Johns Hopkins to investigate psilocybin, a psychedelic substance contained in certain mushrooms. The findings were published online this week in the peer-reviewed journal Psychopharmacology.’

Read more: Magic Mushroom’s Positive Effects Lasting Over a Year, Say Researchers


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‘Science fiction writers have often imagined a world where pop pill to cure or curb a range of ills. But, according to a new book The Compass Of Pleasure, that futuristic world may not be far off.

The book, by Johns Hopkins University neuroscientist David J. Linden, explores the search for drugs that may alter behaviour by working on the brain.’

Read more: Coming – Behavioral Modification Drugs Like ‘Liquid Trust’

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