Download Audiobook How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by Michael Pollan in English

How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

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New York Occasions Ebook Evaluation – 10 Finest Books of 2018A New York Occasions Notable BookThe number-one New York Occasions finest vendor.A superb and courageous investigation into the medical and scientific revolution going down round psychedelic medication – and the spellbinding story of his personal life-changing psychedelic experiencesWhen Michael Pollan got down to analysis how LSD and psilocybin (the energetic ingredient in magic mushrooms) are getting used to supply reduction to individuals affected by difficult-to-treat situations reminiscent of melancholy, habit, and anxiousness, he didn’t intend to jot down what’s undoubtedly his most private e book. However upon discovering how these outstanding substances are bettering the lives not solely of the mentally in poor health but in addition of wholesome individuals coming to grips with the challenges of on a regular basis life, he determined to discover the panorama of the thoughts within the first particular person in addition to the third. Thus started a singular journey into the expertise of assorted altered states of consciousness, together with a dive deep into each the newest mind science and the thriving underground neighborhood of psychedelic therapists. Pollan sifts the historic report to separate the reality about these mysterious medication from the myths which have surrounded them for the reason that Nineteen Sixties, when a handful of psychedelic evangelists inadvertently catalyzed a robust backlash towards what was then a promising subject of analysis.A singular and stylish mix of science, memoir, journey writing, historical past, and medication, Learn how to Change Your Thoughts is a triumph of participatory journalism. By turns dazzling and edifying, it’s the gripping account of a journey to an thrilling and sudden new frontier in our understanding of the thoughts, the self, and our place on the planet. The true topic of Pollan’s “psychological travelogue” isn’t just psychedelic medication but in addition the everlasting puzzle of human consciousness and the way, in a world that gives us each struggling and pleasure, we will do our greatest to be totally current and discover that means in our lives.

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