Psychedelic Agents in Creative Problem-Solving: A Pilot Study

@article{Harman1966PsychedelicAI,
  title={Psychedelic Agents in Creative Problem-Solving: A Pilot Study},
  author={W. Harman and R. H. Mckim and R. Mogar and J. Fadiman and M. Stolaroff},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  year={1966},
  volume={19},
  pages={211 - 227}
}
  • W. Harman, R. H. Mckim, +2 authors M. Stolaroff
  • Published 1966
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological Reports
  • Based on the frequently reported similarities between creative and psychedelic (drug-induced, consciousness-expansion) experiences, a preliminary study was conducted to explore the effects of psychedelic agents (LSD-25, mescaline) on creative problem-solving ability. Twenty-seven professionally employed males were given a single psychedelic experience in 1 of 7 small groups (ns = 3 or 4) following extensive selection and preparatory procedures. This drug-induced problem-solving session was… CONTINUE READING
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