DMT alters electrical activity in the brain. The compound significantly decreases alpha wave activity, the dominant rhythm associated with wakefulness, and increases theta waves, associated with dreaming. Overall brain activity becomes more chaotic and less predictable. The findings advance the understanding of the neurobiological underpinnings of immersive states of consciousness.
DMT, an active compound of the psychedelic Ayahuasca, is naturally occurring in the mammalian brain, researchers have discovered. The study revealed DMT levels increased significantly in the rat visual cortex following cardiac arrest.
Men who have prior experience with psychedelic drugs have a reduced likelihood of engaging in violence against their partner, a new study reports.
A new study reports people who have used a classic psychedelic are significantly less likely to commit a crime or indulge in criminal behavior. However, use of other controlled substances is linked to an increased risk of criminal behavior, researchers report.
According to a new study, psychedelics show some success in treating some psychological disorders.