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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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The Benefits and Drawbacks of Microdosing Psychedelics

CBC reported on in this article: A group of Canadian researchers is hoping to change that with new data that begins to shed light on how and why people microdose, and what they say are its effects and drawbacks. The team targeted microdosing communities on Reddit and other social media channels with an anonymous online …

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Neurowetenschappelijk onderzoek naar de effectiviteit van microdosing (Imperial College London)

Instituut: The Beckley/Imperial Research Programme Status: Lopend Imperial College doet een aantal verschillende onderzoeken naar microdosing. Hierbij zit ook het eerste wetenschappelijke onderzoek naar de effectiviteit van microdosing dat gebruikmaakt van EEG scans om de neurologische mechanismen achter de effecten zichtbaar te maken. Via traditionele cognitieve testen en enquêtes wordt in beeld gebracht hoe lage …

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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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Powerful substances in tiny amounts

Aims: This article presents a qualitative interview study of people who microdose with psychedelic drugs, which means that the user takes about one tenth of an ordinary recreational dose. Design: Respondents (n = 21) were recruited at several Internet fora for individual interviews via private messaging. Every participant was male, and the median respondent was …

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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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