4 notes tagged with "psychedelics"

Psychoactive, Psychotropic, Psychedelic

Psychoactive: Substances that reacts with your brain chemistry. Includes caffeine, CBD Psychotropic: Changes your perception of reality, mood, reality, perception of time. Eg. THC Psychedelic: Drastic changes in perception of reality, hallucinations. Eg. LSD

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Published on Apr 20, 2023

Status Quo Bias

We tend to favor decisions that continue the status quo. This is because of the comfort of the familiar.

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Published on Sep 14, 2021

Insights with Psychedelic or mystical Experiences

In Psychedelic trips, insights are more stronger - they seem like the revealed truth. This is true in mystical experiences as well - what you learn in such experiences has a higher authority in your mind.

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Published on Dec 20, 2020

Default Mode Network On Drugs

If we can say that the ego has a location in the brain, it would be the default mode network. Its very active when you are doing nothing - its where self talk takes place. Default Mode Network regulates a lot of other parts of the brain - when drugs dials it down the rest of the brain is "let off the leash". Networks in the brain that don't generally communicate directly starts communicating directly. This can have an effect of jolting the brain out of bad habits.

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Published on Dec 20, 2020