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David Presti

David Presti

David Presti
teaches neurobiology, psychology, and cognitive science at the University of California in Berkeley, and worked for many years in the clinical treatment of addiction at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.

Psychedelic Medicines and the Mind

Feb 02 - 04, 2018 Begins in 2 months
with David Presti & Kristi Panik

Psychedelics produce powerful effects on the brain and mind, including intensification of thoughts and feelings, alterations of sensory perception, and loosening of psychological defenses. Psychedelics reveal connections between brain physiology and consciousness, among the most mysterious and exciting arenas in contemporary science. In their plant and fungal forms, psychedelics have been used for millennia for medicinal and spiritual purposes.

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