Jul 22, 2018
E14| Psychedelic Science, Consciousness, and Change | Dr Matthew Johnson & Melissa Warner
Play • 26 min
Support Voiceclub on Patreon @ https://www.patreon.com/voiceclub Watch this episode @ https://youtu.be/H9pZOquAAyw --- This is a conversation about the relationship between psychedelic experience, mental health, society, the prominent role of the mystical experience in positive outcomes, and more - charted through the lens of one of the field's leading research scientists, Dr. Matthew Johnson. --- This is the first in a series of conversations which took place at Beyond Psychedelics in Prague, June 2018. The aim of the conference can be stated as follows: ‘To provide a platform for global cooperation among people with a professional interest in psychedelics. We aspire to facilitate the exchange of both scientific knowledge and real practical experience – at a global level and across a variety of disciplines, thus creating new synergies.’ Voiceclub is not affiliated with Beyond Psychedelics. Conversation Waypoints @ https://www.voiceclub.com/e14-psychedelics-consciousness-and-change-with-dr-matthew-johnson About the guests: Dr. Matthew W. Johnson Matthew W. Johnson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, is a leading expert on the effects of psychedelics. He is an experimental psychologist with expertise on psychoactive drugs and the psychology of addiction and risk behavior. Matt has received >8 million US dollars in research funding as principal investigator from the US National Institutes of Health and non-profit foundations. For 20 years he has conducted academic research in psychopharmacology and addictions, and for 14 years he has conducted human research with psychedelics. Matthew Johnson at Johns Hopkins: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/profiles/results/directory/profile/0800020/matthew-johnson Matthew Johnson on Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Matthew_Johnson14 Melissa Warner Melissa is co-founder of The Australian Psychedelic Society and board member of PRISM (Psychedelic Research in Science and Medicine). She is a commentator on the science and philosophy of psychedelic substances on radio, print and online. Melissa holds a BSc in Neuroscience with a minor in computer programming. She is an avid meditator, yogi, performance artist, bio-hacker, and futurist. Her intellectual focus is currently the development of tools and frameworks to facilitate creative output, personal healing, and self-actualization. A survivor of complex PTSD, she lives as a case study for the efficacy of psychedelics as therapeutic tools. Melissa on Twitter: https://twitter.com/neuronymph_ PRISM: https://www.prism.org.au/ The Australian Psychedelic Society: https://www.facebook.com/AustralianPsychedelicSociety/ --- Support ---- Support Voiceclub on Patreon @ https://www.patreon.com/voiceclub Leave a review on Apple Podcasts @ https://www.itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/voice…d1271039497?mt=2 Or, share this content somewhere worthwhile. Follow Voiceclub on Twitter @ https://twitter.com/voiceclub_ Follow Voiceclub on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/voiceclub.podcast/ Tim Adalin @ www.instagram.com/tim_adalin/ Subscribe on Stitcher @ www.stitcher.com/podcast/voiceclub on Apple Podcasts @ itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/voice…d1271039497?mt=2 RSS @ feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundclo…083/sounds.rss To the Voiceclub mailing list for exclusive content Subscribe to the podcast: on Stitcher @ https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/voiceclub on Apple Podcasts @ https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/voiceclub/id1271039497?mt=2 RSS @ http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:242880083/sounds.rss Social: facebook.com/voiceclub.podcast/ twitter.com/voiceclub_ --- Music: Ours Samplus - Spell On You www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4ypU_3e_3E
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