Single Dose of Psychedelic Compound Psilocybin Can Remodel Connections in the Brain
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July 5, 20213 min read, 580 words

Single Dose of Psychedelic Compound Psilocybin Can Remodel Connections in the BrainSingle Dose of Psychedelic Compound Psilocybin Can Remodel Connections in the Brain

Ruairi J Mackenzie
Published: July 5, 2021  |  3 min read, 580 words
Psilocybin, a psychedelic compound that can be derived from over 200 species of mushroom, can remodel connections in the mouse brain. That is the conclusion of a new study that examined structural changes in the brain that might explain psilocybin’s enduring antidepressant effect...
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Jul 9
Interesting interpretation of studies, without the usual fanboy hype & enthusiasm. And an important issue: whether a known drug could be repurposed to treat depression and otherwise enhance functioning without the side-effect of its current primary, psychedelic use
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