How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan: Summary & Notes

How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan: Summary & Notes

Rated: 8/10 | Available at: Amazon | Related: A Place of My Own, Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia, The Tim Ferriss Show Podcast

A fascinating overview of the use and study of psychedelics.  Pollan covers everything from the LSD boom and research in the 50s and 60s, to anecdotal accounts of his own trials of psychedelics, to the neuroscience and current studies surrounding the drugs.

Great writing as usual from Pollan, and certainly an interesting subject.  It’s no secret that use of psychedelics has become more prominent in areas like tech circles and personal performance with the rise of things like micro-dosing.  This is the most comprehensive overview on the subject I’ve read. 

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