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Why do some hallucinogens cause universal hallucinations?

Why do some hallucinogens cause universal hallucinations?

Hopes&Fears answers questions with the help of people who know what they’re talking about. Today we ask the experts about common visions while tripping on psychoactive substances.

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Can you get high on art?

Can you get high on art?

Hopes&Fears answers questions with the help of experts. We asked a neuroscientist, an art critic and a neuroesthetics specialist if we can experience a high—or something similar—from viewing art.

Witches, bread and LSD: how a poisonous mold may have caused hallucinogenic hysteria
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Witches, bread and LSD: how a poisonous mold may have caused hallucinogenic hysteria

Hopes&Fears speaks to historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman about how a bad trip caused by ergot could be the root of monster myths, demonic possession and the Walking Dead.

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How do you know you're going to have a bad trip?

How do you know you're going to have a bad trip?

Hopes&Fears answers questions with the help of people who know what they're talking about. Today, we try to parse how to tell if you are going to have a negative psychedelic experience.

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Researchers: magic mushrooms and LSD are as safe as "riding a bicycle"

Researchers: magic mushrooms and LSD are as safe as "riding a bicycle"

Researchers Teri Krebs and Pål-Ørjan Johansen compare LSD and mushrooms to "playing soccer."

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LSD, dreams, and the legacy of surrealist video game designer Osamu Satu

LSD, dreams, and the legacy of surrealist video game designer Osamu Satu

Reconstructing a dream