Psychologie

A Systematic Study of Microdosing Psychedelics

In these two studies, 98 microdosers were asked about how they value their mood, attention, wellbeing, mystical experiences, personality, creativity, and sense of agency. They showed a limited improvement on dosing days, but there was limited evidence of residual effects on following days. Participants also reported reductions in depression and stress, lower levels of distractibility, increased ability …

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The effects of microdose LSD on time perception: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

This study has shown how microdosing LSD can possible affect our perception of time – with microdosers overestimating the length of time that had passed, without experiencing any self-reported psychological effects of the microdose. Abstract RATIONALE: Previous research demonstrating that lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) produces alterations in time perception has implications for its impact on …

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Selfblinding Microdosing Study (ISMMS/Imperial College London)

Zijn de effecten van microdosing placebo-effecten, of toch niet? Of gedeeltelijk? In samenwerking met Imperial College London en Beckley Foundation is op 3 september 2018 het eerste online placebo-controlled microdose onderzoek van start gegaan. Vorig jaar heb ik (Hein) mee mogen helpen tijdens de pilot van dit onderzoek. Ik vond het een bijzonder leuke en …

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Microdosing LSD & Psilocybin and its effects on the mental health

Anisha Larsson, a Swedish Psychology student at Uppsala University in Sweden performed a survey based study to investigate the effects and adverse effects on mental health of micro-dosing LSD and Psilocybin. Mental health This study is the first to incorporate the aspect of (self) diagnosed mental conditions amongst microdosers. Her survey results are the first data since …

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Microdosing Psychedelics: Personality, mental health, and creativity differences in microdosers

Abstract Microdosing psychedelics – the regular consumption of small amounts of psychedelic substances such as LSD or psilocybin – is a growing trend in popular culture. Recent studies on full-dose psychedelic psychotherapy reveal promising benefits for mental well-being, especially for depression and end-of-life anxiety. While full-dose therapies include perception-distorting properties, microdosing may provide complementary clinical …

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Might Microdosing Psychedelics Be Safe and Beneficial? An Initial Exploration (Fadiman & Korb)

Op dit moment zijn er pas een handjevol wetenschappelijke publicaties over de effecten van microdosing. Dat we er toch al veel meer over weten is te danken aan het James Fadiman en Sophia Korb’s grootschalige onderzoek naar de effecten van microdosing. Zij verzamelden sinds 2010 ervaringsverhalen van inmiddels meer dan 1850 personen uit 30 landen, …

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Het effect van microdosing op creativiteit

Originele titel: Exploring the effect of microdosing psychedelics on creativity in an open-label natural setting Het effect van microdosing op creativiteit Dit onderzoek voorziet in het allereerste bewijs dat microdosing ‘werkt’ door middel van een experiment. 38 bezoekers aan een event van de Psychedelic Society of the Netherlands namen hieraan deel, voor- en nadat ze …

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