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Jun 13, 2020

Breakthrough psilocybin study uncovers neurochemical origins of human ego

Posted by in categories: chemistry, neuroscience

“And by answering the question, how do psychedelics work, we also inadvertently shine a light on other questions science has shied away from for decades. How do our brains generate our sense of self? What is the neurochemistry of consciousness?”


New research asks, how does psilocybin create a feeling of ego dissolution, and what chemicals in the brain create our subjective sense of self?

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