A brilliant and brave investigation into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs–and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences
Michael Pollan didn’t expect to write what is unquestionably his most personal book when he set out to investigate how LSD and psilocybin, the key ingredient in magic mushrooms, are being used to treat people with difficult-to-treat diseases like depression, addiction, and anxiety. He made the decision to explore the geography of the mind in the first person as well as the third after learning how these wonderful chemicals are changing the lives of both the mentally sick and healthy people who are coping with the problems of daily life. A unique journey through diverse altered states of consciousness as well as a thorough exploration of both the most recent findings in neuroscience and the vibrant underground community
Publisher: Penguin Group
Pub Date: 05/2019
Size: 8.30h x 5.40w x 1.30d
How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence is a 2018 book by Michael Pollan. It became a No. 1 New York Times best-seller.
How to Change Your Mind chronicles the long and storied history of psychedelic drugs, from their turbulent 1960s heyday to the resulting countermovement and backlash. Through his coverage of the recent resurgence in this field of research, as well as his own personal use of psychedelics via a “mental travelogue”, Pollan seeks to illuminate not only the mechanics of the drugs themselves, but also the inner workings of the human mind and consciousness.
How to Change Your Mind
Could psychedelic drugs change our worldview? One of America’s most admired writers takes us on a mind-altering journey to the frontiers of human consciousness.
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Clear-eyed and confident, Pollan keeps you flipping the pages. — The New York Times
A #1 New York Times Best Seller, one of the 10 Best Books of 2018 listed in the New York Times Book Review, and a New York Times Notable Book
A fascinating and courageous examination of the medical and scientific revolution around psychedelic drugs—as well as the captivating account of his own profoundly transformative psychedelic experiences.
Michael Pollan didn’t expect to write what is unquestionably his most personal book when he set out to investigate how LSD and psilocybin, the key ingredient in magic mushrooms, are being used to treat people with difficult-to-treat diseases like depression, addiction, and anxiety. However, after learning how these extraordinary chemicals are
- New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2018
- A New York Times Notable Book
- The #1 New York Times bestseller
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