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.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41386-020-0718-8#ref-CR19

Hacker News has a lot of good discussion around psychedelics, this article is discussed here: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23333805

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Here’s a little more approachable version:

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