Edition 9

Vaughan Bell considers what we can learn from how other societies approach hallucinogenic drugs

Drug-induced hallucinations are often discussed as if they can be entirely understood in terms of their chemical action in the brain. But the social role of hallucinogens varies greatly between...

Robin Carhart-Harris, Mendel Kaelen and David Nutt consider a big question on several levels

What do we know about how hallucinogens work on the brain to produce their characteristic subjective effects? This question can be approached from a number of different levels. At the lowest...

David Nutt introduces a special issue considering the use of hallucinogens in research and therapy

The psychedelic state is unquestionably one of the most interesting psychological experiences humans can have. Hallucinogenic drugs that have been used by humans for as long as we can determine to...

couples develop interconnected memory systems; Zimbardo reassessed; self-talk; and more, from our free Research Digest (see www.researchdigest.org.uk/blog)

the power of evidence-based psychological therapies; dementia and driving; standards of proficiency consultation; assisted dying debate; and more

unequal Britain; whistleblowing and psychological safety; beliefs about memory; EMDR; non-verbal tests; dyslexia; and more

Painting – ‘Judgement’ by Dominic Shepherd. Words by Keith Laws (University of Hertfordshire). DOWNLOAD PDF FOR POSTER

Our journalist Ella Rhodes talks to Professor Rory O'Connor

‘Occasionally follow a hunch…’

Our journalist Ella Rhodes speaks to Professor Steve Reicher and Dr Clifford Stott