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Feb 15

New study: Magic Mushrooms Repair Brain Damage From Extreme Trauma | The Mind Unleashed

The study confirms previous research by Imperial College London, that psilocybin, a naturally occurring compound present in “shrooms”, stimulates new brain cell growth and erases frightening memories. Mice conditioned to fear electric shock when hearing a noise associated with the shock “simply lost their fear”, says Dr. Juan Sanchez-Ramos, who co-authored the study. A low dose of psilocybin led them to overcome “fear conditioning” and the freeze response associated with it faster than the group of mice on Ketanserin (a drug that counteracts the receptor that binds psilocybin in the brain) and a control group on saline.

http://themindunleashed.org/2013/12/new-study-magic-mushrooms-repair-brain-damage-extreme-trauma.html

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