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Mind Manifest is the podcast that digs deep into the science of psychedelics. We bring you focussed conversations with category authorities on this promising field. Cut through the noise, converse with the vanguard - welcome to Mind Manifest.

Mind Manifest is the podcast that digs deep into the science of psychedelics. We bring you focussed conversations with category authorities on this promising field. Cut through the noise, converse with the vanguard - welcome to Mind Manifest.
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Mind Manifest is the podcast that digs deep into the science of psychedelics. We bring you focussed conversations with category authorities on this promising field. Cut through the noise, converse with the vanguard - welcome to Mind Manifest.

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Episodes

EP9 - SHANE MAUSS + ADAM STRAUSS

9/8/2019
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IN this episode I spoke with Adam Strauss and Shane Mauss We Discuss Shane’s podcast Here We Are The role of Cognitive Biases in human life The hygiene hypothesis and the potential up-regulation of our psychological sensitivity as a result Shane’s upbringing in small-town Wisconsin and how it set him up to go ‘against the grain’ and eventually saw him get interested in psychedelics How comedy helped him connect with his Father, “…I just loved seeing him laugh” and how subsequent psychedelic...

Duration:01:15:16

EP 8 STEVENS REHEN

9/5/2019
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In this episode, We spoke with Stevens a Brazilian Stem Cell Biologist currently investigating the effects of Harmine, NN-DMT and 5-MeO-DMT in human brain tissue differentiated from induced pluripotent stem cells. We chat about his work with psychedelics, his hopes for the future in terms of researching potential benefits of psychedelic compounds for the treatment of various developmental and neurological disorders, and his concerns over the recent governmental attacks on science in Brazil

Duration:01:03:18

EP 7 SEBASTIAN KNUDSEN

7/7/2019
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In this Episode, I spoke to an old friend of mine - Dr Sebastian Knudsen, an Intensive Care consultant with a special interest in Palliative care. We had an expansive and interesting discussion, which gave another ‘physician’s eye view’ of end of life care. This episode dovetails with our episode with Dr Jessica Zitter and both will serve as a backdrop for this quarter of medicine, where psychedelics such as psilocybin might soon find themselves inhabiting.

Duration:01:05:18

EP 6 JESSICA ZITTER

6/19/2019
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In this episode, I spoke with Dr Jesscia Zitter. She first came to my attention after I read New York Times article, which crystallised the dissonance and conflict I suspect a lot of critical care physicians feel around the marshalling of the end of life for their patients. The ‘slow burn’ of psychedelic science is as it should be – the gradual percolation of their empirically ratified benefits through medicine and then hopefully into mainstream society. At the time of writing, the research...

Duration:01:02:51

EP 5 MICHAEL POLLAN

6/11/2019
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n this Episode I spoke to Michael Pollan, New York Times Bestselling Author, Ivy League Professor and Author of the excellent psychedelic science primer, ‘How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression and Transcendence’ Michael is a self-described ‘immersive journalist’ and therefore his field notes and perspective as a reluctant, middle-aged psychonaut have proven an invaluable aid to those of us who understand...

Duration:00:52:55

BlogCast 5: The Status Quo of Psychedelic policy

6/10/2019
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As the weight of evidence supporting the therapeutic validity of psychedelic compounds mounts, we review the current state of affairs surrounding the legality of MDMA.

Duration:00:19:57

MIND MANIFEST EP 4 - GUILLERMO VELASCO DIEZ

5/20/2019
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Today Hannah Courtauld (Psychologist) and spoke to Guillermo Velasco Diez, (PhD). Guillermo is a biochemist heavily involved in the research of the therapeutic potential of cannabinoids in the treatment of Cancer. In this episode, Hannah and Guillermo Discuss: -Guillermo’s academic background and route into the world of cannabinoid research -The mechanisms of action of cannabinoids in terms of attenuating the physiological impact of carcinoma -Crowdsourced funding strategies including the...

Duration:00:42:50

Guillermo Velasco Mind Manifest - 16:05:2019 3.16 Pm

5/16/2019
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In This Episode of the mind manifest podcast, Psychologist Hannah Courtauld chats with Guillermo Velasco Díez, PhD, about the biological potential of Cannabinoids to help attenuate, the grip of cancer over our species. Guillermo is a biologist, biochemist and researcher at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Complutense University in Madrid. This department is deep in the game, on the front lines of the fight against cancer - investigating the role of endoplasmic...

Duration:00:57:40

Blogcast 4: how to die well (part 2)

5/15/2019
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Cannabis has been hailed as a panacea, and as it breaks through the cracks and into mainstream society, we try to sort the bud from the chaff when it comes to its empirical potential to help improve both quality and longevity of life.

Duration:00:14:48

Blogcast 3: how to die well (part 1)

5/4/2019
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We are all shuffling towards death. Could psychedelics help it to be a bit less Parkinsonian and be a bit more of a Charleston?

Duration:00:13:03

Blogcast 1: MDMA assisted psychotherapy

5/4/2019
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MDMA does not carry the same degree of cultural baggage as its’ more hallucinogenic stablemates. As the campaign to promote this compound as a legitimate mainstay of psychiatric treatment gathers momentum, how can we ensure that the cultural conversation threads the needle between irrational over-exuberance and reactionary ignorance? Welcome to the mind manifest blogcast. We are committed to creating audio versions of all of our content. We want to help as many different types of people join...

Duration:00:10:34

Blog Cast 1: MDMA and the cultural baggage problem

5/3/2019
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MDMA does not carry the same degree of cultural baggage as its’ more hallucinogenic stablemates. As the campaign to promote this compound as a legitimate mainstay of psychiatric treatment gathers momentum, how can we ensure that the cultural conversation threads the needle between irrational over-exuberance and reactionary ignorance?

Duration:00:29:12

MIND MANIFEST EP3 - MARTIN WILLIAMS

4/28/2019
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MIND MANIFEST EP3 - MARTIN WILLIAMS by Mind Manifest Podcast

Duration:01:05:02

MIND MANIFEST EP2 - AMANDA FEILDING

4/19/2019
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In this episode Amanda Feilding, director of the Beckley Foundation, invited us to her beautiful home and research hub in the Oxfordshire countryside. We had a wide ranging and fascinating conversation, where it became apparent that, after decades of tireless researching and campaigning, the foundation finds itself in the anteroom to major change in the world of psychedelic science. We discussed: - The Genesis of the Beckley Foundation - Her work with a selection of fascinating scientific...

Duration:01:08:06

Blogcast 2: Bicycle Day

4/19/2019
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If you didn’t have time to read our blog about Bicycle Day, you can just listen to it, instead! “Everything glistened and sparkled in a fresh light. The world was as if newly created. All my senses vibrated in a condition of highest sensitivity, which persisted for the entire day.” These are the words of Albert Hoffman, the scientist who discovered LSD. Listen to hear more!

Duration:00:10:07

MIND MANIFEST EP1 - DR BEN SESSA

1/25/2019
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Today I was joined by Dr Ben Sessa - Ben is a man who wears a very many hats. He is a Psychiatrist in the South of England where he works in the fields of child and adolescent psychiatry and he also works with adults suffering from addictions. Dr Sessa is currently conducting a proof of concept trial into the safety and efficacy of MDMA assisted psychotherapy in the treatment of alcoholism. Ben was very gracious with his time and we covered quite a lot of ground as a result. We spoke about...

Duration:01:28:18