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A Psychedelic Neurochemistry of Time

Dawson, Dr. Kim A. (2005) A Psychedelic Neurochemistry of Time. [Preprint]

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Abstract

An accumulating literature suggests that a wide array of psychedelics can induce potent changes in time perception.Very little is known about the nature of these changes. However, the repeated theme of temporal distortion amongst many archives of psychedelic experiences strongly supports the notion that psychedelic drugs do, in some way, impact the underlying neurochemistry of time perception. This brief paper discusses examples of how psychedelics can change time perception and offers suggestions for further research.

Item Type:Preprint
Keywords:time perception, psychedelic, neurochemistry, antidepressant, cosmology
Subjects:Psychology > Perceptual Cognitive Psychology
Neuroscience > Neurochemistry
Neuroscience > Neuropharmacology
ID Code:4034
Deposited By:Dawson, Dr. Kim A.
Deposited On:16 Mar 2005
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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