A Harvard Student on Psychedelic Drugs



Hi, my name is Andrew Zuckerman, I’m a student at Harvard University studying computer science. And in this video, I talk about psychedelic drugs.

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GENERAL RESOURCES
Michael Pollan’s book, “How to Change Your Mind”: https://michaelpollan.com/books/how-to-change-your-mind/
Johns Hopkins: https://hopkinspsychedelic.org/
Imperial College London: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/department-of-medicine/research/brain-sciences/psychiatry/psychedelics/
MAPS: https://maps.org/
Enthea: https://www.enthea.net/
Psychonaut Wiki: https://psychonautwiki.org/
Qualia Computing: https://qualiacomputing.com/
The Heffter Research Institute: https://heffter.org/
Beckley Foundation: https://beckleyfoundation.org/
SSDP (Students for Sensible Drug Policy): https://ssdp.org/
The Third Wave: https://thethirdwave.co/
TripSafe: https://tripsafe.org/

MISCELLANEOUS
Johansen & Krebs – Psychedelics not linked to mental health problems or suicidal behavior: A population study
Tupper et al. – Psychedelic medicine: a re-emerging therapeutic paradigm
Petri et al. – Homological scaffolds of brain functional networks
Carhart-Harris et al. – Neural correlates of the LSD experience revealed by multimodal neuroimaging
Michael Pollan – Psychedelics Risks Today
Nutt et al. – Drug harms in the UK: a multicriteria decision analysis
Vox – The fascinating, strange medical potential of psychedelic drugs, explained in 50+ studies: https://www.vox.com/2016/6/27/11544250/psychedelic-drugs-lsd-psilocybin-effects

TREATMENT
Johnson et al. – Pilot Study of the 5-HT2AR Agonist Psilocybin in the Treatment of Tobacco Addiction
Krebs & Johansen – Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) for alcoholism: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Bogenschutz & Johnson – Classic hallucinogens in the treatment of addictions
Halpern – The use of hallucinogens in the treatment of addiction
Mithoefer – Durability of improvement in post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and absence of harmful effects or drug dependency after 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamineassisted psychotherapy: a prospective longterm follow-up study
MAPS – Treating PTSD with MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy https://maps.org/news/bulletin/articles/410-bulletin-winter-2016/6400-mdma-ptsd-2016
dos Santos et al. – Antidepressive, anxiolytic, and antiaddictive effects of ayahuasca, psilocybin and lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD): a systematic review of clinical trials published in the last 25 years
Grob – Pilot Study of Psilocybin Treatment for Anxiety in Patients With Advanced-Stage Cancer
Carhart-Harris – Psilocybin with psychological support for treatment-resistant depression: an open-label feasibility study

FOR HEALTHY PEOPLE
Griffiths et al. – Psilocybin can occasion mystical-type experiences having substantial and sustained personal meaning and spiritual significance
Griffiths et al. – Mystical-type experiences occasioned by psilocybin mediate the attribution of personal meaning and spiritual significance 14 months later.
Griffiths et al. – Psilocybin-occasioned mystical-type experience in combination with meditation and other spiritual practices produces enduring positive changes in psychological functioning and in trait measures of prosocial attitudes and behaviors.
Mason et al. – Sub-Acute Effects of Psilocybin on Empathy, Creative Thinking, and Subjective Well-Being
Lyons & Carhart-Harris – Increased nature relatedness and decreased authoritarian political views after psilocybin for treatment-resistant depression
Fadiman LSD Session Results – http://www.hofmann.org/papers/questionair/index.html

ADDICTION
Fábregas et al. – Assessment of addiction severity among ritual users of ayahuasca
Goodwin – An intravenous self-administration procedure for assessing the reinforcing effects of hallucinogens in nonhuman primates
O’Connor – The predictive validity of the rat self-administration model for abuse liability
Smith et al. – Self-Administered Heroin and Cocaine Combinations in the Rat: Additive Reinforcing Effects—Supra-Additive Effects on Nucleus Accumbens Extracellular Dopamine
Meehan & Schechter – LSD Produces Conditioned Place Preference in Male But Not Female Fawn Hooded Rats

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