Solving hard science problems, healing PTSD with Psychedelics
April 16, 2015 8:21 AM   Subscribe

Tim Ferriss interviews Jim Fadiman Involved with psychedelic research since the 1960s, Fadiman discusses the immediate and long-term effects of psychedelics when used for spiritual purposes (high dose), therapeutic purposes (moderate dose), and problem-solving purposes (low dose). Fascinating stories about solving really hard science problems, healing PTSD, depression, and trauma.
posted by 4midori (7 comments total) 15 users marked this as a favorite
I approve.
posted by Thorzdad at 9:06 AM on April 16, 2015 [1 favorite]

headling with psychadelics beats the hell out of healing with psychedelics.
posted by quonsar II: smock fishpants and the temple of foon at 9:13 AM on April 16, 2015 [1 favorite]

be calm, little headling.
posted by Ansible at 9:30 AM on April 16, 2015

I believe 'headling' is a term of art. Headling something is like handling something, only you do it with your head instead of your hand.
posted by Two unicycles and some duct tape at 11:44 AM on April 16, 2015

Mod note: Fixed typos in "healing" and "psychedelics."
posted by LobsterMitten (staff) at 1:24 PM on April 16, 2015

Looking forward to listening to this. It's good to see someone reputable talking about micro-dosing.
posted by rmmcclay at 6:29 PM on April 16, 2015 [1 favorite]

Tim Ferris podcast is excellent listening, far better than his mad scientist lifehack books. The ones with Arnold Schwartzenegger and the Memeise found stick in the mind as brilliant.
posted by Another Fine Product From The Nonsense Factory at 1:00 AM on April 17, 2015

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