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2013-05-29 23:17:34

Fadiman is widely considered the leading authority on psychedelics, creativity and transpersonal psychology. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Sofia University (formerly Institute of Transpersonal Psychology) professor and psychedelics expert, James Fadiman, Ph.D., was recently interviewed on the NPR/KQED radio segment, “To The Best Of Our Knowledge (TTBOOK).” Steve Paulson, Executive Producer and one of the founders of TTBOOK, served as interviewer. The full-length, 45-minute...

2013-05-17 23:13:54

Brad Burge, Communications Director for the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), served as interviewer at the event. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Sofia University (formerly Institute of Transpersonal Psychology) held an event on May 2, 2013 titled, “Psychedelic Experience: Healing, Growth and Discovery” at Sofia University in Palo Alto while simultaneously video streaming it live online at http://www.livestream.com/sofiauniversity. Brad Burge,...

2012-09-21 23:03:43

Registration Is Now Open for Psychedelic Science 2013 in Oakland, Calif., April 18-22, 2013. Oakland, Calif. (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 Psychedelic Science 2013 presents the world´s leading psychedelic research in a three-track conference and multiple workshops over five days. More than 65 speakers from at least 11 countries will share their latest research. The three concurrent tracks will explore results and findings from (1) Clinical Research, (2) Interdisciplinary Research, and (3)...

2011-09-18 07:00:00

On September 21, nonprofit scientific and educational organization the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) will commemorate 25 years of groundbreaking research into the risks and therapeutic potentials of psychedelics and medical marijuana with an evening lecture series and benefit auction in Seattle, WA. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2011 On September 21, nonprofit scientific and educational organization the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic...

2011-09-14 09:00:00

A new book by Dr. James Fadiman, professor at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, CA, illuminates the value of psychedelics for healing, self-discovery, scientific breakthroughs, and spiritual epiphanies. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 A new book by Dr. James Fadiman, a professor at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, outlines the best practices for safe, sacred, entheogenic voyages learned through more than 40 years experience and research on...

2011-09-02 07:00:00

This September, the nonprofit research and education organization Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) celebrates the launch of its new Canadian affiliate, MAPS Canada, with two historic benefit events in Victoria and Vancouver and. These events will spread awareness of and help raise funds for a new wave of research into the risks and benefits of psychedelic therapy in Canada. For more information about these events and MAPS Canadaâs innovative research,...

2010-07-19 12:46:21

First completed clinical trial results out today in the Journal of Psychopharmacology MDMA (±3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, also known as Ecstasy), may one day offer hope for individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), even people for whom other treatments have failed. Clinical trial results out today in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, published by SAGE, suggests that MDMA can be administered to subjects with PTSD without evidence of harm and could offer...

2007-11-08 06:00:43

By Dyck, Erika Dr. Humphry Osmond first published the term "psychedelic" in 1957 as a result of an extensive set of clinical investigations with d- lysergic acid diethylmide (LSD) that took place in Saskatchewan in the 1950s. In the post-World War Two period, Saskatchewan became an attractive destination for medical, and in this case psychiatric, researchers who wanted to pursue theoretical and practical investigations that challenged disciplinary boundaries and critically examined the...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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