The following articles and reports are representative of the rebirth of psychedelic research in the 1990s, a continuation of the important and long-ignored work begun at mid-century. Many of the items listed here are available at the World Wide Web sites of new journals and publications, and are grouped according to their source. After viewing a paper at one of these sites, please add a bookmark of the site to your bookmark file for later reference, and return to this page of The Psychedelic Library using the "Back" button of your web browser program.
|The following is a selection of articles available
Bulletin of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies
The MAPS Homepage
|Vol. VII - No. 3||Letter from Rick Doblin, MAPS President.
MAPS has initiated a long term follow-up study of Dr. Oscar Janiger's
pioneering LSD research conducted between 1954 and 1962.
Hallucinogenic Drugs in Experimental Psychiatric Research
Vaals, Netherlands March 13-15, 1997.
|Vol. VII - No. 2||Update: LSD Research at Orenda Institute
Richard Yensen, Ph.D. and Donna Dryer, M.D., M.P.H.
Orenda Institute, Baltimore, Maryland
|On the Crest of a Wave:
A Brief Review of the BBC's Horizon Special Psychedelic Experience,
by Simon G. Powell. See also comments by Karl Jansen, M.D., Ph.D.
|Vol. VII - No. 1||Psilocybin's Effects on Cognition
Recent research and its implications for enhancing creativity, by Matthew J. Baggott.
|Vol. VI - No. 4||Hoasca and the União do Vegetal (UDV):
A Comparative Study with Adolescents, by Jodi Lang Santry, M.Ed., M.A.
|Vol. VI - No. 3||LSD: Completely Personal
Address by Dr. Albert Hofmann to the 1996 Worlds of Consciousness Conference.
|Marijuana Water Pipe and Vapoirizer Study
Report on a MAPS - NORML study by Dale Gieringer, Ph.D.
|Vol. VI - No. 1||MDMA Neurotoxicity:
New Data, New Risk Analysis, by Rick Doblin, MAPS President.
See also the Commentary by James P. O'Callaghan, Ph.D.
|Swiss Research with Psilocybin, Ketamine,
MDMA and Other Psychedelics
Franz Vollenweider, University Hospital Research Dept., Zurich.
|Vol. V - No. 3||Ibogaine in the Treatment of Chemical
Clinical Perspectives, by Howard S. Lotsof
The World Wide Web Psychedelic Bibliography
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|The following is a selection of
articles appearing in
Yearbook for Ethnomedicine and the
Study of Consciousness
©VWB Verlag für Wissenschaft und Bildung,
Amand Aglaster Markgrafenstrasse 67 D-10833 Berlin 61
|Issue 3 1994||Consciousness
Alteration as a Problem-Solving Device:
The Psychedelic Pathway, by John R. Baker, Ph.D.
Mystery of the Eleusinian Mysteries been solved?
by Ivan Valencic (Revised Version - MSWord format)
|Issue 2 1993||Barriers to
by Alexander & Ann Shulgin
|Issue 1 1992||Toward a
by Richard Yensen, Ph. D.
|Research at the Frontiers of the Mind
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|European College for the Study of Consciousness|
The European College for the Study of Consciousness (Das Europäische Collegium für Bewußtseinsstudien) is a multi-disciplinary forum of scientists and scholars from many European countries. The ECSC/ECBS was founded in 1985 by Prof. Hanscarl Leuner (1921-1996) and conducts regular symposia and conferences.
Other Recent Publications
Mixing the Kykeon3-part article published in the journal ELEUSIS, by Peter Webster, Daniel M. Perrine, Ph.D., and professor Carl A.P. Ruck (.pdf format)
The Secret of the KykeonReflections on the Eleusis debate, by Peter Webster: A response to objections to the theory of Wasson, Hofmann, and Ruck in The Road to Eleusis, (see article listed above, "Has the Mystery of the Eleusinian Mysteries been solved?" by Ivan Valencic).
Hallucinogenic Drugs in Psychiatric Research and Treatment
Perspecives and Prospects. By Rick J. Strassman, M.D. From The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, ©1995 by Williams & Wilkins.
Human Psychopharmacology of Hoasca, A Plant Hallucinogen Used in Ritual Context in Brazil
by Charles S. Grob, M.D. et al., ©Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 184:86-94, 1996