What are psychedelics and can they help with mental illness? What could #LSD and #psilocybin (magic mushrooms) do to help with #depression?
What are #psychedelics and can they help with #mental illness? What could #LSD and #psilocybin (magic mushrooms) do to help with #depression?
Katrin Preller received her M.Sc. (Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology) from University of Konstanz, Germany. She joined the University of Zurich where she investigated the neurobiological long-term effects of cocaine, MDMA, and heroin use. After completing her PhD, she investigated the effects of psychedelics on self-perception and social cognition. She worked at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, UCL, London, and Yale University, New Haven. Subsequently, she was appointed as Junior Group Leader at the University of Zurich, and holds a position as Visiting Assistant Professor at Yale University. Follow her on Twitter @KatrinPreller!
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