The Meaning-Enhancing Properties of Psychedelics and Their Mediator Role in Psychedelic Therapy, Spirituality, and Creativity

@article{Hartogsohn2018TheMP,
  title={The Meaning-Enhancing Properties of Psychedelics and Their Mediator Role in Psychedelic Therapy, Spirituality, and Creativity},
  author={Ido Hartogsohn},
  journal={Frontiers in Neuroscience},
  year={2018},
  volume={12}
}
  • Ido Hartogsohn
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Frontiers in Neuroscience
Past research has demonstrated to the ability of psychedelics to enhance suggestibility, and pointed to their ability to amplify perception of meaning. This paper examines the existing evidence for the meaning-enhancing properties of psychedelics, and argues that the tendency of these agents to enhance the perception of significance offers valuable clues to explaining their reported ability to stimulate a variety of therapeutic processes, enhance creativity, and instigate mystical-type… Expand
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