Magic mushroom compound might treat depression by reviving emotional responsiveness in the brain

New research suggests that psilocybin-assisted therapy helps alleviate treatment-resistant depression by reviving emotional responsiveness in the brain. Psilocybin is the primary mind-altering substance in psychedelic “magic” mushrooms. The drug can profoundly alter the way a person experiences the world by producing changes in mood, sensory perception, time perception, and sense of self. The new study, … Continue reading Magic mushroom compound might treat depression by reviving emotional responsiveness in the brain