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The Spirit Moleculebased on this book. Subjective effects and preliminary results of a new rating scale”. He is developing these ideas in his next book, The Soul of Prophecy, due to appear in New Publication The psychedelic religion of mystical consciousness.

Strassman suggests that DMT experiences may most closely resemble those found in the Hebrew Bible’s model of prophecy:. InStrassman, along with Steven A.

Click here to read. Rick’s Blog Mainstreaming psychedelics. It was at this point that I began to wonder if I was getting in over my head with this research.

Rick Strassman – Wikipedia

Led to this substance through his earlier study of the pineal gland as a potential biological locus for spiritual experiences, he rmt several hundred doses of DMT to approximately 60 volunteers between and Should We Loosen the Restrictions on Psychedelics? Pages with reference errors Pages with duplicate reference names All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July Government-approved and funded clinical research team at the University of New Mexico, studying the effects of N,N-dimethyltryptamine DMT on human dm in experimental conditions.

A follow-up DMT study demonstrated lack of tolerance to the psychological effects of repeated closely spaced doses of DMT, making DMT unique among classical psychedelics.

Additional issues of public health policy must be determined, and who takes the lead in shaping these policies requires careful attention. DMT is made primarily in mammalian lung tissue, and is related to human mplecule serotonin and the pineal hormone melatonin. He began his undergraduate studies in zoology at Pomona College in Claremont for two years, before transferring to Stanford Universitywhere he graduated with departmental honors in biological sciences in As a result of his research, Strassman came to refer to DMT as the “spirit molecule” because its effects include many features of religious experiencesuch as visions, voices, disembodied molrcule, powerful emotions, novel insights, and feelings of overwhelming significance.


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Rick Strassman MD – DMT: The Spirit Molecule

Are we there yet? It also inspired an independent documentary by the same name, picked up by Warner Bros distributing in Fall, He trained as a medical doctor specialized in psychiatry with a fellowship in clinical psychopharmacology research and holds degrees from Stanford University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine sporit Yeshiva University.

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Strassman has been exploring models for the DMT effect focusing primarily on the Old Testament concept of prophecy. The worst thing we can hear is: He has detailed his research in his book DMT: From to sspirit, Strassman led a U.

The clinical research into DMT sppirit from his work on the pineal hormone melatonin. Retrieved from ” https: This book is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the mind, philosophy, the nature of reality, and spirituality.

Elevated rectal temperature produced by spitit night bright light is reversed by melatonin infusion in men”. Inspired by visions he had seen in his early experiences taking LSD at the beginning of the s, Strassman began studying Buddhism as a young man. Creating a field of psychedelic medicine opens the window to potential benefits and risks by increasing their accessibility. The Spirit Molecule points the way beyond the present impasse of the reigning ‘drug abuse’ paradigm.

The biomedical research model has been extraordinarily successful in re-introducing psychedelic drugs to the larger scientific community and popular culture. The Old Testament concept spirjt prophecy provides an alternative to other models that borrow more heavily from Eastern religious systems, and those of Latin American shamanism.


However, some of Strassman’s experimental participants also note that other entities can subjectively resemble creatures more like insects and aliens. Moledule was born in Los Angeles, California, in He graduated from Ulysses S.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Neuroendocrine, autonomic and cardiovascular effects”. He then established a successful exogenous melatonin infusion protocol that replicated endogenous melatonin levels molecyle the bright-light conditions.

Rick Strassman

Psychedelic drug researchers Psychedelic drug advocates Living people People from Los Spiirit births. Strassman’s interest in the human biology of altered states of consciousness led him to study the pineal gland hormone melatonin in the s, at which time there were suggestive data regarding highly psychoactive effects of the hormone.

Rescheduling psychedelics out of the highly restrictive Schedule I is necessary for this to occur. Wessells PhD, Strassman developed a new model for growing embryonic avian dorsal root ganglion neurons, suspended in a semi-solid agar matrix, thus allowing 3-dimensional assessment of growing patterns. Rick Strassman MD performed the first new human studies with psychedelic drugs in the US in over 20 years. Strassman performed clinical research investigating the function of the pineal glandin which his research group documented the first known role of melatonin in humans.

In its efforts to mainstream psychedelics, the biomedical model runs the risk of proclaiming and defending particular dogmas and orthodoxies. Challenging Experiences October 25, Stone formed the Cottonwood Thr Foundation to continue scientific research into the nature of consciousness.

InStrassman was interviewed on the Cosmic Echo Podcast about his work at the Cottonwood Research Foundation as well s;irit his research into the relationship to the psychedelic experience in relation to the Hebrew Bible.