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magic mushrooms invade your brain
2014-07-04 05:11:00

Researchers from the UK and Germany have opened the door on the little understood subject of just how psychedelic substances work within and affect our brain and our perception of consciousness.

2012-03-10 08:00:00

This highly controversial film will explore the concept of “reality” as people’s chaotic daily lives and the existence of a quieter, happier alternate reality. Los

Could Magic Mushrooms Help Treat Depression?
2012-01-24 05:56:50

Brain scans of individuals under the influence of so-called magic mushrooms have given scientists the clearest illustration yet as to how such psychedelic drugs can affect people, while also providing hope that the active ingredient in this substance could be used to help treat depression.

Lasting Happiness Found With Hallucinogen Use?
2011-09-29 11:24:00

Researchers found that the chemical psilocybin - found in "magic mushrooms" - may actually alter people’s personalities for a long period of time.

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2011-06-16 11:00:00

The hallucinogen found in “magic mushrooms” could be used to treat a variety of psychiatric disorders, including depression, anxiety and addiction, according to researchers working on a new study.

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2010-09-07 12:24:56

US researchers said Monday that magic mushrooms may help ease the anxiety that accompanies late-stage cancer.

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2008-07-01 06:10:00

More than a year after they took the hallucinogen found in "magic mushrooms," volunteers in a Johns Hopkins study rated the experience as one of the most meaningful and spiritually important of their lives, researchers reported today.

2008-05-01 16:50:04

Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, who discovered the hallucinogenic drug LSD, died yesterday. But the LSD trip is far from over as scientists bring lucidity to how hallucinogens work.

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2007-08-07 17:37:35

The famously liberal Netherlands has been swinging toward the right, cracking down on immigration, religious freedoms and the freewheeling red light district. The next possible target? Magic mushrooms.

2006-07-11 16:52:50

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - "Magic mushrooms," used by Native Americans and hippies to alter consciousness, appear to have similar mystical effects on many people, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).