How To Change Your Mind: What The New Science Of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, And Transcendence by Michael Pollan

In "How To Change Your Mind," Michael Pollan explores the history, science, and potential therapeutic uses of psychedelic drugs such as LSD and psilocybin. He interviews researchers, therapists, and individuals who have undergone psychedelic experiences, and shares his own personal experiences with these substances. Pollan argues that psychedelics have the potential to unlock new understandings of consciousness, spirituality, and mental health, and could offer new treatments for addiction, depression, and end-of-life anxiety. He also explores the cultural and political factors that led to the demonization and criminalization of these substances, and advocates for a reevaluation of their legal status in order to facilitate further research and exploration.

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Total Points: 165

Since this book was first published in 2018, there is a penalty of 70.4%. The age adjusted score is 48.84.

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