Things are going to get trippy at The Science of Psychedelics.
Ok, so your 2020 resolutions may have gone a little out the window with the onset of a global pandemic, but there is still hope of meeting at least one of them. Here to tick “learn something new” off that list are Fever Talks, who are bringing a fascinating lecture about The Science of Psychedelics to town. Nifty, right? The talk will take place on October 1 (with a further date on November 19), at a spacious venue that will be revealed soon. You can find your tickets here, and read on for more.
How can psychoactive drugs can help us understand human consciousness and therapeutic techniques? The Science of Psychedelics sets out to answer that question, as Dr Ros Watts and Chris Timmerman, both of Imperial College London, deliver a really thought-provoking talk. They’ll be diving into the research to explain how psychedelics could find new uses in the modern world, whether that be in the potential treatment of depression, anxiety, and addiction, or exploring how the human brain connects to nature.
Psychedelics have been an important part of human culture for thousands of years, but we’re still trying to understand them and their uses. The Science of Psychedelics aims to answer all your burning questions – and if you’ve still got more left at the end, you can raise them in the Q&A!