This post connects dopamine, serotonin, and oxytocin to schizophrenia and psychedelics, particularly in relation to social behavior. Being targeted by … Continue reading Social Pharmacology
ABSTRACT A hypothesis of schizophrenia is presented that proposes a psychopharmacological model as an addition to the diathesis-stress model. The … Continue reading Making Sense of Madness: Stress-Induced Hallucinogenesis
This drug does not seem to be discussed much in psychonaut communities, though it comes up in lucid dreaming communities, … Continue reading Remeron: The Dream Drug
The kappa-opioid receptor (KOR) system hasn’t had much attention in the pop psych spotlight yet, but nonetheless, it is a … Continue reading Dysdelia
Synesthesia is often described as a crossing of the senses, hearing colors, seeing sound, and so on. To me it … Continue reading Synesthetic Building Blocks
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?
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?
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
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
It appears that synesthesia is the basis of our experience of the world, though to different degrees in different individuals. … Continue reading The Synesthetic World Of Childhood
A man posted on Facebook describing an experience with the nootropic drug Noopept, reporting that his vision was rendered 2-dimensional … Continue reading 2-Dimensional Vision After Noopept