Predicting Responses to Psychedelics

Dr Dean Wright You may have read about, or even participated in the Psychedelic Experience Survey, run by the Psychedelic Research Group at the Imperial College, London. This survey was designed to measure the effects of people’s personal use of psychedelics. To do this, participants complete a variety of online questionnaires at various time points, from two […]

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Psychedelics and Creativity

Dr Dean Wright Creativity is a difficult construct to define within psychological terms. We know it when we see it, but how do we define it? Within psychology, creativity is commonly defined as the ability to generate ideas, solutions, or products that are both novel and appropriate. Being able to come up with alternative solutions to […]

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Changing the ‘Depressed Filter’ using Psilocybin

Dr Dean Wright Within the mental landscape of a person with depression, some commonalities arise. These include persistent negative biases of how that person looks at themselves, and their future prospects. A sense of worthlessness and hopelessness generally arises, leading people to become apathetic and avoid pursuing activities. Within the depressed person, very often these […]

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