Interesting article on Psilocybin, depression, and ego-dissolution

This research paper is exciting because it identifies measurable neurological factors that predict whether an ego dissolution experience from Psilocybin is a positive or negative one. This is the kind of info that’s essential for using psychedelics to best effect, I hope that further research continues to yield insight that can help avert bad trips and facilitate good ones.

Hacker News has a lot of good discussion around psychedelics, this article is discussed here:


Here’s a little more approachable version:


Thanks for sharing :slight_smile: this is definitely helpful to give some context to non-science people like me :man_facepalming: