Video: The Psychedelic Renaissance (CS26)

Can psychedelics, like acid and ecstasy, help treat mental illness? We seem to be in the middle of a psychedelic renaissance, when mind-altering drugs that used to be impossible to study can now be tested in patients with PTSD, anxiety, and substance abuse. Unfortunately, there’s a big challenge with these pilot studies: funding them. This is episode 26 of Cracked Science, for January 30th, 2019.

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