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Neuroscientists measure 'higher' state of consciousness - UPI.com

Neuroscientists measure 'higher' state of consciousnessUPI.com"The present study's findings help us understand what happens in people's brains when they experience an expansion of their consciousness under psychedelics," said researcher Robin Cahart-Harris. By Brooks Hays | April 19, 2017 at 11:56 AM ...and more »

Evidence of a 'higher' state of consciousness? - Science Daily;

Evidence of a 'higher' state of consciousness? - Science Daily

Science DailyEvidence of a 'higher' state of consciousness?Science DailyDate: April 19, 2017; Source: University of Sussex; Summary: Scientific evidence of a 'higher' state of consciousness has been found in a new study. Using brain imaging technology, researchers measured the tiny magnetic fields produced in the brain and ...and more »

Science says hallucinogenic drugs do give you a higher level of consciousness - Yahoo News;

Science says hallucinogenic drugs do give you a higher level of consciousness - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsScience says hallucinogenic drugs do give you a higher level of consciousnessYahoo NewsA new study has revealed that hallucinogenic drugs are capable of providing a higher level of consciousness within humans. The study, conducted by scientists from The University of Sussex, The University of Auckland, and Imperial College London, aimed ...and more »

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

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

NewsweekPsychedelic Drugs: The Brain Enters a 'Higher State of Consciousness' on LSD and KetamineNewsweekPsychedelic drugs such as LSD and ketamine cause the brain to enter a “higher state of consciousness,” according to scientists. For the first time, a new study has showed the diversity of brain activity increasing as a result of taking these drugs ...and more »

LSD Effect: 'Date Rape' Drug Produces 'Higher Level Of Consciousness', Scientific Research Says - The Inquisitr;

LSD Effect: 'Date Rape' Drug Produces 'Higher Level Of Consciousness', Scientific Research Says - The Inquisitr

The InquisitrLSD Effect: 'Date Rape' Drug Produces 'Higher Level Of Consciousness', Scientific Research SaysThe InquisitrEffects of LSD might have involved a lot of things. However, this time science has evidence of what LSD addicts have been claiming for a long time. The “date rape” drug produces a “higher level of consciousness.” Scientists have apparently found ...and more »

Could psychedelic drugs boost your career prospects? - Business Day (registration);

Could psychedelic drugs boost your career prospects? - Business Day (registration)

Business Day (registration)Could psychedelic drugs boost your career prospects?Business Day (registration)Washington — After a litany of prescriptions failed to control her stormy mood swings and deep depression, writer Ayelet Waldman finally found relief in a blue vial of diluted LSD. Feeling she "had nothing to lose," the San Francisco Bay-area former ...and more »

Scientists have found evidence of a higher state of consciousness - BreakingNews.ie;

Scientists have found evidence of a higher state of consciousness - BreakingNews.ie

BreakingNews.ieScientists have found evidence of a higher state of consciousnessBreakingNews.ieEvidence of a “higher” state of consciousness has been found by researchers experimenting with psychedelic drugs. The University of Sussex neuroscientists observed a sustained increase in neural signal diversity – which measures the complexity of brain ...and more »

Microdosing: The Key To Changing The Conversation About Psychedelics? - VolteFace Magazine (blog);

Microdosing: The Key To Changing The Conversation About Psychedelics? - VolteFace Magazine (blog)

VolteFace Magazine (blog)Microdosing: The Key To Changing The Conversation About Psychedelics?VolteFace Magazine (blog)Unless you've spent the last year scoping out your post-apocalyptic home in the wilderness of New Zealand, you've likely heard a thing or two about microdosing. Put simply, it's the act of consuming small doses of psychedelics on a somewhat-consistent ...and more »

People given LSD for research - The Argus;

People given LSD for research - The Argus

The ArgusPeople given LSD for researchThe ArgusPEOPLE on the hippy drug LSD find a 'higher' state of consciousness, a study led by the University of Sussex has found. Neuroscientists observed evidence from healthy volunteers who were given one of three drugs known to induce a psychedelic state: ...and more »

Study: Psychedelics Induce ?Heightened State of Consciousness? - Daily Beast;

Study: Psychedelics Induce ?Heightened State of Consciousness? - Daily Beast

Daily BeastStudy: Psychedelics Induce ?Heightened State of Consciousness?Daily BeastA new study shows evidence that psychedelic drugs can induce a heightened state of consciousness, The Guardian reports. Brain scans from healthy participants who took ketamine, LSD, or psilocybin—a compound in magic mushrooms—had increased ...and more »

Psychedelic drugs push 'higher' state of consciousness - Daily Mail;

Psychedelic drugs push 'higher' state of consciousness - Daily Mail

Daily MailPsychedelic drugs push 'higher' state of consciousnessDaily MailThis does not mean that the psychedelic state is a 'better' or more desirable state of consciousness, the researchers stress. Instead, it shows that the psychedelic brain state is distinctive. Ex Chief Executive Officer of Apple, Steve Jobs famously ...and more »

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

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

The GuardianPsychedelic drugs induce 'heightened state of consciousness', brain scans showThe GuardianResearchers measured the activity of neurons in people's brains as the drugs took hold. Photograph: Suresh Muthukumaraswamy. Drugs. Psychedelic drugs induce 'heightened state of consciousness', brain scans show. Study records what appears to be the ...and more »

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

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

New ScientistPsychedelic drugs push the brain to a state never seen beforeNew ScientistMeasuring 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 »

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

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

The IndependentFirst evidence found that LSD produces 'higher' level of consciousness, scientists claimThe IndependentScientists 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 »

We're Entering A New Golden Age of Psychedelics, and Portland is Leading the Way - Willamette Week;

We're Entering A New Golden Age of Psychedelics, and Portland is Leading the Way - Willamette Week

Willamette WeekWe're Entering A New Golden Age of Psychedelics, and Portland is Leading the WayWillamette Week“Portland is the psychedelic underbelly of America. It's underground, but it's everywhere.” (Painting by Rachel Brown Smith. Photos by WW Staff.) By Matthew Korfhage |. April 18 at 6:21 PM. Like a lot of Portlanders, Chris makes himself a smoothie ...and more »

I Tried Microdosing With Four Different Psychedelic Drugs. Here's What Happened. - Willamette Week;

I Tried Microdosing With Four Different Psychedelic Drugs. Here's What Happened. - Willamette Week

Willamette WeekI Tried Microdosing With Four Different Psychedelic Drugs. Here's What Happened.Willamette WeekFor 10 days, I tried mini-hits of shrooms, cannabis, LSD and DMT to see if they offered enhancements to productivity or mood. (Rachael Renee Levasseur). By Matthew Korfhage |. April 18 at 6:19 PM. I've long held that drugs should be recreational or ...and more »