How Psychedelics Work: Fire the Conductor, Let the Orchestra Play | Michael Pollan

Michael Pollen explains the ego's "location" in the brain: It would be the default mode network, where much of your self-critical mind chatter happens. Taking psychedelics down-regulates this brain network. Researchers describe the effect of psychedelics as "letting the brain off its leash", or firing the conductor to let... read more
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