How to Change your Mind
What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and TranscendenceBook - 2018
From Library Staff
Michael Pollan takes the audience on an informative but entertaining journey into how psychedelics can alter mind and mood and help us to better cope with anxiety, depression, death and dying.
A unique and elegant blend of science, memoir, travel writing, history, and medicine. The true subject of Pollan's "mental travelogue" is the eternal puzzle of human consciousness and how, in a world that offers us both struggle and beauty, we can do our best to be fully present and fin... Read More »
When Michael Pollan set out to research how LSD and psilocybin (the active ingredient in magic mushrooms) are being used to provide relief to people suffering from difficult-to-treat conditions such as depression, addiction and anxiety, he did not intend to write what is undoubtedly his most pers... Read More »