Tue, Nov 03



MPS Academy

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MPS Academy

Time & Location

Nov 03, 2020, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


About the Event

This workshop will be given in ENGLISH - L’atelier sera donné en ANGLAIS  

Join us for the next instalment of the MPS Psychedelic Academy educational series!  

For this month, Manesh Girn - MPS Board Member and McGill Neuroscience PhD student - will discuss the latest scientific findings and perspectives on how psychedelics work in the brain.  In particular, he will be diving into: The functions of the default-mode network and other brain networks Recent perspectives on the function of the serotonin 2A receptor (the brain receptor that psychedelics mainly target) And the the latest findings from brain imaging research with LSD, psilocybin, and DMT/ayahuasca.  

The event is aimed at people of all backgrounds - no prior knowledge is needed!  The event will consist of a ~30 min talk + Q&A.  

-- More info on Manesh:  Manesh has had a passionate interest in psychedelics and their scientific investigation since his teens. He is currently a PhD student in Neuroscience at McGill University and has been lead or co-author on over a dozen scientific publications and book chapters on topics including psychedelics, meditation, daydreaming, and brain networks.  More info on his research: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Manesh_Girn  Manesh also hosts a Youtube channel which provides discussions of the latest in psychedelic research: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCccafaIN6dwBwyl1cwNH90w