Here at The Optimist Daily, we’ve commonly discussed how psychedelics potentially treat mental illnesses. With their power to alter our brains in miraculous ways, researchers are racing to understand their power. Scientists don’t fully understand the human brain itself yet, … [Read more...] about How does LSD help an anxious brain?
Study suggests microdosing LSD could provide pain relief
A first-of-its-kind study has found evidence that microdosing LSD may help to manage pain. The study, which was led by researchers from the Netherlands' Maastricht University and the University of Basel in Switzerland, lends some new empirical credence to theories first explored … [Read more...] about Study suggests microdosing LSD could provide pain relief
Researchers are finally understanding how LSD works
Decades after it was discovered, scientists might have finally figured out how LSD interacts with our body. As part of the study, a research team administered the psychedelic drug to 25 volunteers while scanning their brains. An intriguing finding was that the LSD allowed more … [Read more...] about Researchers are finally understanding how LSD works