Podcast Summary:

In this episode we sit down with Erika Dyck, a psychedelic researcher at the University of Saskatchewan. We delve into the history of LSD research in Canada, and how the psychedelic counter-culture movement threatened its potential. Erika shares her opinion on the future of The Third Wave of psychedelics, and how a balanced dialogue is needed to avoid another backlash.

Podcast Highlights:

  • Why was Canada a focal point of LSD research?
  • Humphrey Osmond’s relationship with Aldous Huxley, and why their psychedelic research couldn’t compete with Timothy Leary.
  • Erika explains how we can avoid the mistakes of the past, and keep the psychedelic movement broad and adaptable.


Show links:

Erika Dyck at the University of Saskatchewan

Psychedelic Psychiatry by Erika Dyck

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