Category: Science

April 29, 2020 by Monique 0 Comments

Psychedelics research at Johns Hopkins

“Scientists at Johns Hopkins are exploring a promising new branch of behavioral research: the effect of psychedelics on the brain. Led by Roland Griffiths, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral science, researchers at Johns Hopkins have discovered that psychedelic drugs—including psilocybin, the active compound in “magic mushrooms”—have been shown to improve the quality of life for patients with life-threatening cancer, help longtime smokers quit, and help patients overcome persistent depression.”

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