Silly-cybin

Tech support for your … brain? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Aargh!! My new AppleTV is going haywire because it’s not connecting with my phone. Calling tech support!  People who are stressed or depressed have a similar wiring issue. Their brain cells stop talking

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Shroomy Magic

picture of mushrooms

What makes magic mushrooms so…magic? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying – GROOVY, man! The walls are breathing, and this flower picture is singing to me! What causes those hallucinations? A chemical in the mushrooms called psilocybin! Enter Frederick Barrett at Johns Hopkins University

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Anti-Smoking Trip

Can magic mushrooms… help you quit smoking? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying: Go ask Alice! Or ask Matthew Johnson, of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His study enrolled 15 volunteers who had been smokers for an average of 30 years. All had

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