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What happens when psychedelics make you see God
Drugs like ‘shrooms don’t just make people hallucinate. They can also help ease anxiety, depression, and other woes—but the effects may be even better when trips get spiritual.
The truth behind 8 common misconceptions about drugs
Your spine doesn't store LSD, and MDMA doesn’t put holes in your brain.
Popular Science Takes Drugs
From our archive: a reporter's LSD trip, a guide to getting high during Prohibition, and more
LSD literally gets stuck inside your brain
New research helps explain why the effects of acid last so long
New Views Of The Hallucinating Brain
Investigating how LSD might treat psychiatric disorders or find the root of consciousness
Are Acid Flashbacks A Myth?
Flashbacks do occur, but very rarely.
Psychedelic Drugs Don’t Make People Crazy, Study Says
Researchers even found some associations between psychedelic drugs and fewer mental health issues.
Which Drugs Actually Kill Americans [Infographic]
Hint: not pot
Why Doctors Can’t Give You LSD (But Maybe They Should)
For the first time since the 1970s, researchers are being allowed to study the potential medical properties of the most tightly controlled substances around. But it's not easy.
FYI: Could “Smiles,” The Psychedelic Drug Implicated In An Actor’s Death, Cause Violent Behavior?
Drug panic followed news that Sons of Anarchy actor Johnny Lewis went on a violent rampage last week after allegedly ingesting the new designer drug 2C-I, aka "Smiles," but there are a lot of factors to consider other than a direct drug-to-violence link.