Also: an editorial on Psychedelics Can Treat Depression: Why Outlawing Psychedelics is the Worst Censorship of Medicine in Human History.
Friday, May 20, 2016
Increasing evidence from trials with psilocybin, LSD, and ayahuasca indicate psychedelics may be useful in treating depression. A recent study showed "marked" results in patients with a background of moderate to severe depression that had not responded to traditional methods.
Posted by Insane Brain Train at 8:55 AM
Friday, May 6, 2016
More evidence that you’re a mindless robot with no free will.
"The results of two Yale University psychology experiments suggest that what we believe to be a conscious choice may actually be constructed, or confabulated, unconsciously after we act — to rationalize our decisions. A trick of the mind."
Posted by Insane Brain Train at 1:00 PM
"the new study – the largest-ever analysis of research on the subject - found mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) helped people just as much as commonly prescribed anti-depressant drugs and that there was no evidence of any harmful effects."
Posted by Insane Brain Train at 12:53 PM