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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.

Mind, Brain, Consciousness: Toward a Revolution in Mind Science

Mar 08 - 10, 2019 Begins in 4 months
with David Presti & Kristi Panik

Perhaps the greatest unanswered question in science is how consciousness and mind are related to the brain and body. Or more broadly, how do we as conscious beings relate to the rest of what we call physical reality?

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Psychedelic Integration

Mar 31 - Apr 05, 2019 Begins in 5 months
with Michael Pollan, Rick Doblin, Julie Holland, Ben Sessa, Martin Lee, Marsha Rosenbaum, David Presti & Allan Badiner

Psychedelic (sy·che·del·ic): mind manifesting, visionary
Integration (in·te·gra·tion): transmutation of psychedelic experience into long-lasting change

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