81: Michael Pollan | A Renaissance in the Forbidden Science of Psychedelics

Michael Pollan (@michaelpollan) is a writing professor, a longtime contributor to the New York Times Magazine, and author of many best-selling books -- his latest is How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence. What We Discuss with Michael Pollan: How psychedelics have been used throughout human history across almost every culture in the world. What psychedelic compounds have in common and how they interact with the human brain on a molecular level. How psychedelics are being used in modern medicine to treat a wide variety of ailments including PTSD, treatment-resistant depression, OCD, anxiety, and dependence on alcohol and nicotine. What it means to expand your subconscious and change your conscious states of mind. Why psychedelic insights are so powerful and perspective-changing long after their physical effects have faded. And much more... Have Alexa and want flash briefings from The Jordan Harbinger Show? Go to jordanharbinger.com/alexa and enable the skill you'll find there! Like this show? Please leave us a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! Full show notes and resources can be found here.

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