NOW AVAILABLE: PSYCHEDELOTROPISM
by ERIC M. FORTIER
Released: Nov. 16, 2020
Description: We are, every one of us, tied together by an ancient biochemical link; one that predates the divergence of all major kingdoms of life. What began two and a half billion years ago in the primeval waters of the Archean Eon would one day come to be involved in almost all aspects of animal life. What might the origins of serotonin and its chemical cousins reveal about the nature and function of psychedelic experience? How might psychedelic experience help us find meaning, learn from the past, gain insight, and find a way forward? Could it even help us strategize, innovate, re-orient our priorities, and more effectively allocate our resources? Psychedelotropism explores these questions in a compelling combination of evolutionary biology and neuropsychology along with a multitude of modern but also frequently overlooked findings from classical psychedelic research.
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Length: 8500 words + 150 scholarly references
Size: 5.25 x 8 in, 85 pages (softcover 100 pages)
Released: Nov 16, 2020.
ISBN: 978-1-7773485-1-9 / 0-2
e-book: 45 CAD / 35 USD
softcover: 75 CAD / 50 USD
About the author
Eric Fortier holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Ottawa, Canada. He has been actively studying psychedelic literature, sharing correspondence with its authors, and engaging with discourse in the community for several years. His work primarily centers on how psychedelic experience can lead to insight and changes in priorities and behaviour and help us more effectively allocate our resources. With Psychoactive Press, he aims to improve how think about, communicate, and use altered states of consciousness. He is the author Psychedelotropism and of articles such as Can You Feel It? On Psychedelic Microdosing, and D.W. Woolley, the Serotonin Hypothesis, and the Genesis of Psychopharmacology.
Get Psychedelotropism: www.psychedelotropism.ca