Join Justin Cooke and J Gordon Curtis as we sit down with Katherine MacLean, Ph.D., renowned neuroscientist and author of “Midnight Water: A Psychedelic Memoir.” Katherine offers a deeply personal look into the interplay of psychedelics, grief, and death, drawing from her own poignant experience after her sister’s passing.
As a seasoned neuroscientist, her insights on dealing with mortality and the healing potentials of psychedelics are compelling and invaluable.
Disclaimer: This episode contains discussions about sensitive subjects, including terminal illness, death, assisted suicide, and cancer. Listener discretion is advised.
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Some of Katerine’s Research:
- 🚪 Mystical experiences occasioned by the hallucinogen psilocybin lead to increases in the personality domain of openness
- 🧘 Intensive meditation training improves perceptual discrimination and sustained attention
- 🍄 Factor analysis of the mystical experience questionnaire: A study of experiences occasioned by the hallucinogen psilocybin