A Slight Change of Plans How Psychedelics Can Change Our Minds

1

Ad-Supported Feeds:

  • Apple Podcasts
  • Shape
    Spotify
  • Apple Podcasts
  • Shape
    Spotify

Join Pushkin+

Gain access to ad-free versions of 20+ podcasts from the Pushkin library along with exclusive bonus episodes and other member benefits.

Author Michael Pollan chats with Maya about the science of psychedelics — what’s going on in our brains that give rise to the extraordinary experiences people describe. Michael also gives us a glimpse into his personal experience with psychedelic trips.

For a transcript of this episode, click here.

The Host

Dr. Maya Shankar

Maya Shankar is a cognitive scientist who served as a Senior Advisor in the Obama White House, where she founded and served as Chair of the White House Behavioral Science…