Take a look at the evidence suggesting that different psychedelics could boost neurogenesis, improving areas of cognition and reducing depressive symptoms.
“There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” - Aldous Huxley. How does a guided psychedelic trip increase your connection with yourself?
This DW documentary film features an inside look inside a Synthesis Retreat and follows the journey of a man who microdoses LSD, with life-changing results.
Rosalind Watts is the Lead Clinical Psychologist at Imperial College London’s Centre for Psychedelic Research, and has been pioneering research in the therapeutic potential of psilocybin.
When society becomes increasingly lonely, we find it hard to build connections. The guided psychedelic experience has been shown to be an effective way of boosting our connection to other people.
Clarifying the scientific research on neuroplasticity, its benefits, and uncovering how psychedelics could help improve the brain’s neural network.
James came to Synthesis to have his first psychedelic experience. He came with an open mind, and left with a meaningful new perspective on his new career as a writer of
Synthesis welcomes neuroscientist Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris to support the strategy, research, and development of our fast-growing psilocybin retreat start-up. Find out more about how his
As the psychedelic movement makes huge strides with Denver successfully decriminalizing psilocybin-containing mushrooms, here are 3 things you should know about these transformative
…and Synthesis’ plans to build a world where all of us have the opportunity to do the same.
Find out about magic truffles, or psychedelic truffles, a psychedelic related to magic mushrooms.
“I’ve begun to wonder if perhaps these remarkable molecules might be wasted on the young, that they may have more to offer us later in life, after the cement of our mental habits and everyday behaviors has set.”
What are magic mushrooms, or shrooms? What are the effects of shrooms? What types of shrooms are there? Are shrooms legal? What are magic truffles?
The growing awareness of the medicinal benefits of psychedelics in the West has been dubbed the “psychedelic renaissance.” Unlike the counterculture movement of the 1960s and ‘70s, this psychedelic emergence is fuelled by contemporary science and the potential for psychedelics to treat the rising tide of mental health conditions in our societies.
Learn about the default mode network (DMN) and its relationship with psilocybin. The brain network linked to usual, everyday consciousness, psilocybin is said to dissolve the DMN, allowing the mind to experience ego-dissolution.