This Week in Psychedelics

John Hopkins researcher believes psychedelics can improve memory, MIT publishes controversial study on psychedelics and VR, and Mindset Pharma CEO gives an update.

August 12, 2022

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Could psychedelic medicine help people living with memory loss? Psychology Today spoke with Johns Hopkins School of Medicine researcher Dr. Albert Garcia-Romeu to find out. Here’s what he had to say:

It may be a bit controversial, but MIT Review published a piece this week suggesting VR is as good as psychedelics at helping people reach transcendence. According to researchers, on key metrics, a VR experience elicited a response indistinguishable from subjects who took medium doses of LSD or magic mushrooms. Here’s more:

Mindset Pharma CEO, James Lanthier, issued a letter to shareholders this week, where he provided updates on the company’s intranasal technology using 5-MeO-DMT as well as new partnerships with UK-based Contract Research Organization (“CRO”), Clerkenwell Health and Toronto’s Center for Addiction and Mental Health, a top psychiatric research hospital based in Toronto, Canada. You can read the letter here:

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