Some of the mechanisms behind darkness adaptation overlap with illusory motion. These mechanisms may be tied to the mechanisms of … Continue reading Do Psychedelics Produce Illusions By Inducing Night Vision?
There are two areas of research that have similarities but aren’t often merged. Specifically, ordinary cognitive biases and schizophrenic cognition. … Continue reading Is Delusion Ordinary?
I’ve found a possible solution to explain the paradoxical effects of dynorphins on cognition. It seems that dynorphins both impair … Continue reading A Twisted Mystery: Dynorphin and Cognition
There’s a lot of talk about entropy in brain activity as of late. Particularly in relation to how the psychedelic … Continue reading What Is Entropy Though?
Geometry and tracers are popular subjective effects. There may be a link between these two effects. They could even be … Continue reading Flicker Fusion and Visual Cymatics
Polarization seems to play an underestimated role in the psychological processes underlying cluster B personality traits, such as narcissism and … Continue reading The Polarized Mind
A four-hour meditation to enhance imagination. Phantasmagoria – a sequence of real or imaginary images like those seen in a … Continue reading Phantasmagoric Meditation
A new project to dose recently brain damaged individuals with DMT has made the news. The worrying part is that … Continue reading DMT For Brain Injury: Concerns
The concept of idea seeding is about the common notion of suggestibility. It refers to one’s propensity to be influenced … Continue reading Idea Seeding
The possibility of evolved death has fascinated me. The idea came about when I learned that fires are sometimes an … Continue reading The Evolution of Death
Many feel repulsed by addiction. Some view it as a moral failing, while others view it as a disease. It … Continue reading Tribalism of the Addict