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Episode 1a: Mushrooms, revisited

Hello, Weinersmithians! Our good friend, Dr. Paul Smaldino, called and asked to speak in defense of the psilocybin paper we discussed last episode. He’s a bona fide psychologist, and helps us to evaluate our critique.


Mystical Experiences Occassioned by the Hallucinogen Psilocybin Lead to Increases in the Personality Domain of Openness (the article we are discussing)

Phineas Gage

Big Five Personality Traits

Hood’s Mysticism Scale

The Hypnosis Thing Zach Mentioned