Recommended Readings 1
for Psychedelic Novices
If you’re a student, researcher, or otherwise interested in psychedelic research, we have selected 10 publications for you to begin with.
These papers will give you a solid foundation to start your psychedelic research journey. You will gain an overview of the state–of–the–art of psychedelic research, the history of psychedelic exploration, the many applications of psychedelic substances in various research fields, and most importantly, their therapeutic potential.
In order to keep up with the growing popularity of psychedelic research, we will walk you through our current understanding of the pharmacology of psychedelics in the brain, their acute and long-term effects on human psyche, and finally, of their promise of mental health improvement. Alongside with the research findings, you will also get to know the most important players of today’s psychedelic research.
Although targeted for beginners and newcomers, our selection features articles diving deep into the science of psychedelics, which is a crossroad between multiple disciplines; not only neuroscience and psychology, but also philosophy, social sciences and chemistry. This briefing, in combination with our Drug Science Program and uniMIND discussion groups, will make you well equipped to continue your psychedelic exploration.