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The “Magic” Behind Magic Mushrooms

Take a moment to read these quotations:

“I try to judge less and forgive more. I no …

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    1. Petri, G., P. Expert, F. Turkheimer, R. Carhart-Harris, D. Nutt, P. J. Hellyer, and F. Vaccarino. "Homological Scaffolds of Brain Functional Networks." Journal of The Royal Society Interface 11.101 (2014): 20140873. Web. 13 May 2015.

    2. Griffiths, Roland R., Matthew W. Johnson, William A. Richards, Brian D. Richards, Una Mccann, and Robert Jesse. "Psilocybin Occasioned Mystical-type Experiences: Immediate and Persisting Dose-related Effects." Psychopharmacology 218.4 (2011): 649-65. Web. 13 May 2015.

    3. DEA. "Drug Fact Sheet: Psilocybin." PsycEXTRA Dataset (2012): n. pag. Web. 13 May 2015.

    4. Maclean, K. A., M. W. Johnson, and R. R. Griffiths. "Mystical Experiences Occasioned by the Hallucinogen Psilocybin Lead to Increases in the Personality Domain of Openness." Journal of Psychopharmacology 25.11 (2011): 1453-461. Web. 13 May 2015.

    5. Garcia-Romeu, Albert, Roland Griffiths, and Matthew Johnson. "Psilocybin-Occasioned Mystical Experiences in the Treatment of Tobacco Addiction." Current Drug Abuse Reviews CDAR 7.3 (2015): 157-64. Web. 13 May 2015.

    6. Bogenschutz, M. P., A. A. Forcehimes, J. A. Pommy, C. E. Wilcox, P. Barbosa, and R. J. Strassman. "Psilocybin-assisted Treatment for Alcohol Dependence: A Proof-of-concept Study." Journal of Psychopharmacology 29.3 (2015): 289-99. Web. 13 May 2015.

    7. Nutt, David J., Leslie A. King, and Lawrence D. Phillips. "Drug Harms in the UK: A Multicriteria Decision Analysis." The Lancet 376.9752 (2010): 1558-565. Web. 13 May 2015.

The Shape of an Idea

BY: Kayla Ritchie


Most of us are speaking metaphorically when we describe a color as “loud”, a …

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    1. Cytowic, Richard E. (2002). Synesthesia: A Union of the Senses (2nd edition). Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.
    2. Brang, D., & Ramachandran, V. S. (2011).Novel symbols show implicit associations in synesthesia. Manuscript in publication.
    3. Hubbard, Edward M. "Cross-Activation at Ten." Journals of Neuropsychology (2011): 152-77. PubMed. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. <>.
    4. Nikolić, D. (2009) Is synaesthesia actually ideaestesia? An inquiry into the nature of the phenomenon. Proceedings of the Third International Congress on Synaesthesia, Science & Art, Granada, Spain, April 26-29, 2009
    5. Mroczko-Wasowicz, Aleksandra, and Markus Werning. "Synesthesia, Sensory-Motor Contingency, and Semantic Emulation: How Swimming Style-Color Synesthesia Challenges the Traditional View of Synesthesia." Frontiers in Psychology 3.3 (2012): n. pag. 22 Aug. 2012. Web. 10 Jan. 2013.
    6. Cytowic, Richard E; Eagleman, David M (2009). Wednesday is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia (with an afterword by Dmitri Nabokov). Cambridge: MIT Press. pp. 309. ISBN 0-262-01279-9
    7. Dixon M.J.,Smilek D.,Duffy P.L.,Zanna M.P.,Merikle P.M(2006),“The Role of Meaning inGrapheme-Colour Synaesthesia”, in Cortex,Vol.42,pp.243-252.
    8. Hubbard, Edward M. "Cross-Activation at Ten." Journals of Neuropsychology (2011): 152-77. PubMed. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. <>.
    9. Jancke, L., Beeli, G., Eulig, C., & Hanggi, J. (2009). The neuroanatomy of grapheme-color synesthesia. European Journal of Neuroscience,29 (6), 1287–1293.
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