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Fungi Festival: Talk – The Science of Magic Mushrooms with Dr David Luke

Join Dr. David Luke as he explains the chemistry, neuroscience and psychology of Magic Mushrooms.

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We are currently undergoing a psychedelic renaissance and Magic Mushrooms are one of the key areas of research for scientists around the world. Recent studies have shown that psilocybin, the active ingredient in the plant, can heal depression, enhance connectivity in the brain and even result in an increase in participants’ gardening! Dr David Luke is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Greenwich. His research focuses on transpersonal experiences, anomalous phenomena and altered states of consciousness, especially via psychedelics, having published more than 100 academic papers in this area, including ten books, most recently Otherworlds: Psychedelics and Exceptional Human Experience. When he is not running clinical drug trials with LSD, conducting DMT field experiments or observing apparent weather control with Mexican shamans he directs the Ecology, Cosmos and Consciousness salon and is a cofounder and director of Breaking Convention: International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness.

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All £7.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Meeting point

Please head to the Visitor Centre on arrival.

What to bring and wear

Please dress for the autumn weather. Takes place outside, within a marquee.

Accessibility

Step free access.

Contact info

Central Box Office

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