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Monthly Archives: October 2010

James Rittenour documents his ayahuasca experience in The Argentina Independent

The lights went out, candles were lit, and one by one, everybody went to the centre of the room, drinking the ayahuasca out of a small glass… I settled once again in my terrestrial coordinates, but my mind blasted

A Nature Blog Focus on hallucinogenic drugs in medicine and mental health, inspired by a recent Nature Reviews Neuroscience paper ‘The neurobiology of psychedelic drugs: implications for the treatment of mood disorders’ by Franz Vollenweider and Michael Kometer.

Visions of a psychedelic future

Journalist Bonnie Hulkower attends Bioneers conference in San Rafael, California and gets an update on the current state of psychedelic research.

Why you should care about psychedelic research

Director Richard Meech quoted in Tune in, turn on, relieve traumatic stress, a Focus feature by Michael Posner, The Globe & Mail,

People are feeling deeply disconnected from their selves, from the natural world and the cosmos.” “Neither traditional religion nor traditional medicine are answering that call.

Richard Meech, Director, “Vine of the Soul”

When I set out to make “Vine of the Soul: Encounters with Ayahuasca”, I had two intentions.