Hugh Shin

Confirmation bias and misreporting plague psychedelic research
Science & Technology

Confirmation bias and misreporting plague psychedelic research

Following several decades of pseudoscience surrounding and impairing the academic understanding of psychedelics, new investigations reveal the medicinal and therapeutic applications that psychedelic drugs such as LSD have to offer. The science of psychedelics revolves around a categorization of drugs that evoke hallucinogenic and psychedelic reactions from the drug user. While the exact mechanisms of…