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Neuroimaging: A Scanner, Colourfully

Authors
Journal
Current Biology
0960-9822
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
22
Issue
7
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.02.033

Abstract

Summary Two recent studies report changes in human brain responses after exposure to psilocybin, the active ingredient of hallucinogenic mushrooms. Psilocybin increased sensory cortex responses during emotional recollection, but decreased resting-state blood flow in prefrontal cortex, with potential implications for treating depression.

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