How to Change your Mind

How to Change your Mind

What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

Downloadable Audiobook - 2018
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"When Michael Pollan set out to research how LSD and psilocybin (the active ingredient in magic mushrooms) are being used to provide relief to people suffering from difficult-to-treat conditions such as depression, addiction and anxiety, he did not intend to write what is undoubtedly his most personal book. But upon discovering how these remarkable substances are improving the lives not only of the mentally ill but also of healthy people coming to grips with the challenges of everyday life, he decided to explore the landscape of the mind in the first person as well as the third. Thus began a singular adventure into the experience of various altered states of consciousness, along with a dive deep into both the latest brain science and the thriving underground community of psychedelic therapists ..."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio ; [Westminster, MD] : Books on Tape, [2018]
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780525627166
Branch Call Number: 615.7883 Po
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (13 hr., 42 min., 53 sec.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Mar 15, 2019

The book was really interesting, and Michael read it very well. I loved learning that someone is pursuing the benefits of mushrooms and LSD for addicts and people with behavioral or psychological problems. Plus the descriptions of the visions people had on these psychadelics was very intriguing. I did lose interest halfway thru, as usual for me with non- fiction.


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