Psilocybin Rewires Brain Connections To Help Alleviate Depression

[ad_1] Psilocybin fosters greater connections between different regions of the brain in depressed people, freeing them up from long-held patterns of rumination and excessive self-focus, according to a new study by scientists at UC San Francisco and Imperial College London. The discovery points toward a general mechanism through which psychedelics may be acting therapeutically on […]

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Psychedelic Magic Mushroom Compound Psilocybin Rewires the Brain for People With Depression

[ad_1] Psilocybin, the psychedelic compound found in magic mushrooms, helps to “open up” depressed people’s brains, even after use, enabling brain regions to talk more freely to one another. These are the findings of a new analysis of brain scans from close to 60 people receiving treatment for depression, led by Imperial College London’s Centre […]

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