Psychedelic neuroscience: Understanding brain and mind

  • Group Copy 5 6 modules
  • 12 hours
  • £399
Psychedelic neuroscience

Course overview

An advanced online course designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the effects of psychedelic substances on the brain and mind. This course covers the neurobiological mechanisms, therapeutic potential, and psychological effects of psychedelics. Designed for students, researchers, healthcare professionals, and enthusiasts in the fields of neuroscience, psychology, and medicine, the course progresses from foundational knowledge to cutting-edge research, offering a thorough exploration of psychedelic neuroscience.

What you’ll learn

  • Introduction to psychedelic neuroscience
  • Pharmacology and neurobiology of psychedelics
  • Therapeutic applications of psychedelics
  • Psychological and subjective effects of psychedelics
  • Research methods and ethica considerations
  • Current trends and future directions in psychedelic neuroscience

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, you should have acquired the necessary knowledge which will enable you to:

  • Understand the basic principles and history of psychedelic research.
  • Identify and describe the major classes of psychedelic substances and their pharmacological properties.
  • Analyse the neurobiological mechanisms of action of psychedelics.
  • Evaluate the therapeutic potential and clinical applications of psychedelics for various mental health conditions.
  • Assess the psychological and subjective effects of psychedelics on the mind and consciousness.
  • Discuss the safety, ethical, and legal considerations in psychedelic research and therapy.
  • Apply knowledge of psychedelic neuroscience in research, clinical practice, and therapeutic settings.

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