We support and conduct high-quality psychedelic research

The MIND Foundation’s research projects are geared towards evidence-based practice and high-quality science. For many of these projects, we are working together with universities in and outside of Germany and in collaboration with our Scientific Advisory Board. We invite you to explore our current projects, which are listed below.

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Principal investigator Prof. Dr. med. Gerhard Gründer has received the final approval for a psilocybin depression study (EPIsoDE) at the Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim and the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin.  The MIND Foundation is a cooperation partner in the EPIsoDE study.

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Psychedelic Experience Survey

Have you ever taken LSD, psilocybin (e.g. “magic mushrooms”), mescaline (e.g. peyote cactus), or ayahuasca?
Then take part in our anonymous online survey!

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Psychedelic research has implications for a wide range of people and professions. Check out some useful resources for newcomers and those looking to deepen their understanding of the subject.

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The altered states of consciousness monitor was developed to provide easy access to relevant scientific literature to all who are interested. It is the oldest MIND Foundation project and is continuously updated and curated.

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uniMIND sets up academic journal clubs across the world to discuss psychedelic research. Students as well as senior academics of any level and any background are invited to engage in critical discourse on altered states of consciousness and psychedelics. The discussion revolves around applications in basic and clinical research, the mind and brain sciences, philosophy, as well as the humanities and social sciences.

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Research Fellowships

The MIND Foundation’s Research Fellowship program 2020 provides two fellowships for doctoral students.

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