A scholarly journey Written by Michiel van Elk and George Fejer (edited by Marco Aqil) Martin Fortier was an anthropologist by training, but he also had a strong background in philosophy, cognitive science, developmental psychology, neuroscience and psychedelic research. His broad background gave him a perfect overview of different fields and allowed him to approach […]Read More Remembering Martin Fortier
How can psychedelic substances facilitate research into and treatment of psychiatric disorders? Essay by Josephine Marschall. Edited by Marco Aqil. Researchers in biological psychiatry are currently progressing within a ‘third wave’ of discussions, as described by Henrik Walter , to develop new approaches for investigating and classifying psychiatric disorders. According to Walter, the first […]Read More How can psychedelic substances facilitate research into and treatment of psychiatric disorders?
Our 14th Journal Club installment will be hosted by Willeke Rietdijk (PhD). The title is “A micro-phenomenological study of processes and mechanisms of mindfulness meditation”. See below for more details Where: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Medical Faculty (MF) Building, Room A307 When: Thursday, February 20th, 5:30 pm (presentation will start ~5.45pm). RSVP: Facebook event Entrance is […]Read More Journal Club #14 – W. Rietdijk (PhD): “A Microphenomenological Study of Mindfulness Meditation”
Tobias Buchborn (PhD) studied Psychology at the OvG University, Magdeburg Germany, and within his Diploma thesis investigated the antidepressant-like properties of repeated LSD administration in an animal model of depression. His PhD project explored the behavioural and molecular biological correlates of tolerance to LSD, DMT, and DOB. In 2016, dr. Buchborn started to work as […]Read More Discussing Tolerance with Dr. Tobias Buchborn
Our 13th JC instalment will be hosted by Daan Keiman (MA). The title is “Psychedelic Chaplaincy – Integrating Interfaith Spiritual Care Into Psychedelic Therapies and Science”. See below for more details Where: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Mathematics and Science (WN) Building, Room M129 When: Friday, November 29th, 5pm (presentation will start ~5.15pm) RSVP: Facebook Event Entrance is free for registered […]Read More Journal Club #13 – Daan Keiman (MA): “Psychedelic chaplaincy: integrating interfaith spiritual care into psychedelic therapies and science”
Our 12th JC instalment will be hosted by Aidan Lyon (PhD). The title is “Attention: A Unified Theory of Psychedelics and Meditation”. See below for more details Where: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Mathematics and Science (WN) Building, Room M129 When: Friday, October 18th, 5pm (presentation will start ~5.15pm) RSVP: Facebook Event Entrance is free for registered APRA members who have […]Read More Journal Club #12 – Aidan Lyon (PhD): “Attention: A Unified Theory of Psychedelics and Meditation”
Isolde de Jong started her internship with APRA in November 2018, ever since she is reporting activities within the organization. As a student of applied psychology with a main interest in psychedelic research, she developed a strong curiosity in the biological mechanisms of certain entheogenic plants and other substances. With this internship she hopes to […]Read More Interview with Dr. Rudolf Faust