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Brain scans highlight a hidden, "higher" state of consciousness - New Atlas

Reaching a higher state of consciousness is a concept you're more likely to hear a spiritualist spout than a scientist, but now neuroscientists at the University of Sussex claim to have found the first evidence of just such a state. From wakefulness ...and more »

Psychedelic Drugs LSD, Ketamine, And Psilocybin Cause Brain To Enter Higher State Of Consciousness - Tech Times

People who use psychedelic drugs claim that the substance expanded their consciousness. Now, scientists have found evidence suggesting that ketamine, LSD, and psilocybin, a compound found in magic mushrooms, may indeed have this effect. More Random ...and more »

First evidence found that LSD produces 'higher' level of consciousness, scientists claim - The Independent

Scientists claim to have found the first evidence that psychedelic drugs create a “higher level of consciousness”. LSD, the "date rape" drug ketamine and psilocybin, the active ingredient of magic mushrooms, were all found to increase the tiny magnetic ...and more »

Psychedelics cause a higher state of consciousness in new study - duh - New York Daily News

New research shows that psychedelic drugs like LSD really can elevate the mind to a higher state of consciousness, something a few of us, like The Beatles, have been saying all along. Complex activity in the brain, what scientists call "neural signal ...and more »

Psychedelic trips may open the mind, as some have suggested - Science Magazine

A group of tripped out volunteers just helped scientists better understand what's going on in the brain when people take psychedelic drugs such as LSD, ketamine, or the magic mushroom molecule, psilocybin, The Guardian reports. Brain activity was ...and more »

Psychedelic drugs induce 'heightened state of consciousness', brain scans show - The Guardian

Researchers measured the activity of neurons in people's brains as the drugs took hold. Photograph: Suresh Muthukumaraswamy. Brain scans have revealed the first evidence for what appears to be a heightened state of consciousness in people who took ...and more »

Psychedelic Drugs: The Brain Enters a 'Higher State of Consciousness' on LSD and Ketamine - Newsweek

Psychedelic art. Drugs like LSD and ketamine make the brain enter a "higher state of consciousness," according to a new study. chiaralily/Flicrk. Share. Tech & Science LSD Ketamine Psychedelic Drugs Neurology Depression. Psychedelic drugs such as LSD ...and more »

Brain scans reveal how psychedelic drugs create a 'higher state of consciousness' -

For the first time, neuroscientists have observed a "higher state of consciousness" in people under the influence of psychedelic drugs. Although this "higher plane" has been known about for some time, the team has pinpointed an increase in neural ...and more »

First evidence for higher state of consciousness found - Imperial College London

In the study, neuroscientists observed a sustained increase in the diversity of brain signals of people under the influence of psychedelic drugs, compared with when they were in a normal 'awake and aware' state. This measure of the complexity of brain ...and more »

Psychedelic drugs push the brain to a state never seen before - New Scientist

Measuring neuron activity has revealed that psychedelic drugs really do alter the state of the brain, creating a different kind of consciousness. “We see an increase in the diversity of signals from the brain,” says Anil Seth, at the University of ...and more »