Research on psychedelics has mainly highlighted their plausible therapeutic potential and effects through mind related mechanisms. However, as much as Descartes tried, we cannot separate the mind from the body. They are connected. Therefore, future research should place further emphasis on the researching the effects of psychedelics on the body and vice versa.
Drawing from her previous work on Ayahuasca, 5-MeO-DMT, Mescaline, Psilocybin, and Holotropic Breathwork in a naturalistic setting and experiences as well as knowledge gathered towards becoming a national record holder for Norway in freediving, Dr Uthaug will highlight the importance of bodyset to unlock peak experiences and performance as well as the implications of this.