Cognitie

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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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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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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