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A trip or three back in time, with LSD and mescaline in the 1950s

Dr. Sidney Cohen talks to an unnamed housewife who volunteers to take LSD at Veteran's Administration Hospital circa 1954*, "Schizophrenia Psychosis Induced by LSD25" circa 1955**, and Mescaline (peyote) experiment with Humphry Osmond testing on Christopher Mayhew*** in 1955. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Oct 12, 2014 - 27 comments

Psychedelic Gold

Comedians talk about psychedelic drugs:

00:10 - Doug Stanhope
05:07 - Joe Rogan
07:56 - Bill Hicks
13:22 - George Carlin
15:34 - Duncan Trussell
posted by gman on Apr 21, 2014 - 31 comments

tales of music and the brain

Musicophilia. Metafilter's own digaman interviews Oliver Sacks on his forthcoming book and a lifetime's worth of loving music and studying its effects on the human mind. [more inside]
posted by melissa may on Sep 26, 2007 - 52 comments

A Chemical Love Story

PiHKAL - Phenethylamines I Have Known And Loved: A Chemical Love Story, by Alexander and Ann Shulgin, is the online version of the book of the same name. It contains personal accounts by the Shulgins detailing the chemical procedures used in the synthesis, and lengthy qualitative reports regarding the subsequent ingestion, of 179 different types of Phenethylamines, the family of chemicals that includes 2C-B, Mescaline - the active ingredient in Peyote, and MDMA - better known as ecstasy. See also the sequel TiHKAL - Tryptamines I Have Known And Loved: The Chemistry Continues, again by the Shulgins, whose highlights include DMT and LSD.
posted by ChasFile on Apr 9, 2004 - 16 comments

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