The Architect Who Lost the Ability to Imagine: The Cerebral Basis of Visual Imagery

by  Sandra Thorudottir 1,†, Heida M. Sigurdardottir 1,†, Grace E. Rice 2, Sheila J. Kerry 3,  Ro J. Robotham 4, Alex P. Leff 3 and Randi Starrfelt 4,* 1Icelandic Vision Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Iceland, 102 Reykjavik, Iceland 2Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB27EF, UK 3Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London WC1N3AZ, UK 4Department of Psychology, University of Copenhagen, 1726Continue reading “The Architect Who Lost the Ability to Imagine: The Cerebral Basis of Visual Imagery”

Manipulating light can induce psychedelic experiences – and scientists aren’t quite sure why

Matthew MacKisack, University of Exeter, Reshanne Reeder, Edge Hill University Originally published in the Conversation, October 24, 2022 10.09am BST Creative Commons For millennia, people have used mind-altering techniques to achieve different states of consciousness, envision spiritual figures, connect with nature, or simply for the fun of it. Psychedelic substances, in particular, have a longContinue reading “Manipulating light can induce psychedelic experiences – and scientists aren’t quite sure why”