New Studies Explore the Link Between Psychedelics & Creative Thinking
The link between psychedelics and creativity has long been stated — almost as soon as psychedelics such as LSD and psilocybin (from magic mushrooms) entered mainstream consciousness in the 1960’s the relationship was clear. Many musicians, artists, writers and inventors claimed to be directly inspired by the use of psychedelics — and who is more creative than those folk? However, although there is significant research that outlines the benefits of psychedelics for mental health, there remains, thus far, a gap in the scientific literature when it comes to the effects of psychedelics on creativity and cognition. Until now, that is.