How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence, Michael Pollan
  • List: $22.50  |  Sale: $15.75
    Club: $11.25
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share


How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

Author: Michael Pollan

Narrator: Michael Pollan

Unabridged: 13 hr 35 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Penguin Audio

Published: 05/15/2018

Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit - Entheogens & Visionary Substances


The #1 New York Times bestseller.

A brilliant and brave investigation into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences

When Michael Pollan set out to research how LSD and psilocybin (the active ingredient in magic mushrooms) are being used to provide relief to people suffering from difficult-to-treat conditions such as depression, addiction and anxiety, he did not intend to write what is undoubtedly his most personal book. But upon discovering how these remarkable substances are improving the lives not only of the mentally ill but also of healthy people coming to grips with the challenges of everyday life, he decided to explore the landscape of the mind in the first person as well as the third. Thus began a singular adventure into various altered states of consciousness, along with a dive deep into both the latest brain science and the thriving underground community of psychedelic therapists. Pollan sifts the historical record to separate the truth about these mysterious drugs from the myths that have surrounded them since the 1960s, when a handful of psychedelic evangelists inadvertently catalyzed a powerful backlash against what was then a promising field of research.

A unique and elegant blend of science, memoir, travel writing, history, and medicine, How to Change Your Mind is a triumph of participatory journalism. By turns dazzling and edifying, it is the gripping account of a journey to an exciting and unexpected new frontier in our understanding of the mind, the self, and our place in the world. The true subject of Pollan's "mental travelogue" is not just psychedelic drugs but also the eternal puzzle of human consciousness and how, in a world that offers us both suffering and joy, we can do our best to be fully present and find meaning in our lives.


Psychedelic Medicine The Healing Powers of LSD, MDMA, Psilocybin, and Ayahuasca, Richard Louis Miller
Psychedelic Medicine
by Richard Louis Miller

Explores the potential of psychedelics as medicine and the intersections of politics, science, and psychedelics • Explores the tumultuous history of psychedelic research, the efforts to restore psychedelic therapies, and the links between psych...

Narrator: Andy Rick
Published: 08/20/2019

Listening to Ayahuasca New Hope for Depression, Addiction, PTSD, and Anxiety, PhD Harris
Listening to Ayahuasca
by PhD Harris

Used for thousands of years by indigenous tribes of the Amazon rain forest, the mystical brew ayahuasca is now becoming increasingly popular in the West. Psychologist Rachel Harris here shares her own healing experiences and draws on her original re...

Narrator: Donna Postel
Published: 02/12/2019

Mindapps Multistate Theory and Tools for Mind Design, Thomas B. Roberts
by Thomas B. Roberts

An exploration of “mind design” technologies and practices--mindapps--that boost intellectual capacity and enable new ways of thought and action • Reveals how mindapps transform the patterns of our mind-body complex and help generat...

Narrator: James Fadiman
Published: 09/17/2019

Psychedelic Shamanism, Updated Edition The Cultivation, Preparation, and Shamanic Use of Psychotropic Plants, Jim DeKorne
Psychedelic Shamanism, Updated Edition
by Jim DeKorne

Psychedelic Shamanism presents the spiritual and shamanic properties of psychotropic plants and discusses how they can be used to understand the structure of human consciousness. Author Jim DeKorne offers authoritative information about the cultivat...

Narrator: Paul Brion
Published: 03/19/2019

Thus Spoke the Plant A Remarkable Journey of Groundbreaking Scientific Discoveries and Personal Encounters with Plants, Monica Gagliano
Thus Spoke the Plant
by Monica Gagliano

An accessible and compelling story of a scientist's discovery of plant communication and how it influenced her research and changed her life.In this "phytobiography"--a collection of stories written in partnership with a plant--research scientist Mo...

Narrator: Suzanne Simard
Published: 05/07/2019

Cannabis and Spirituality An Explorer’s Guide to an Ancient Plant Spirit Ally, Stephen Gray
Cannabis and Spirituality
by Stephen Gray

A guide to the benefits and challenges of the use of cannabis in spiritual practice • Includes chapters by 18 authoritative and influential voices of the modern cannabis movement, including Kathleen Harrison, Joan Bello, Hamilton Souther, Stev...

Narrator: Julie Holland
Published: 01/15/2019

Into the Mystic The Visionary and Ecstatic Roots of 1960s Rock and Roll, Christopher Hill
Into the Mystic
by Christopher Hill

Explores the visionary, mystical, and ecstatic traditions that influenced the music of the 1960s • Examines the visionary, spiritual, and mystical influences on the Grateful Dead, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, the In...

Narrator: Christopher Hill
Published: 06/11/2019

Consciousness Medicine Indigenous Wisdom, Entheogens, and Expanded States of Consciousness for Healing and Growth, Francoise Bourzat
Consciousness Medicine
by Francoise Bourzat

"Françoise Bourzat has written an authoritative book on guided psychedelic therapy with important lessons for anyone thinking of either guiding or being guided.” —Michael Pollan via TwitterA comprehensive guide to the s...

Narrator: Ralph Metzner, Ph.D.
Published: 09/03/2019

The Ayahuasca Test Pilots Handbook The Essential Guide to Ayahuasca Journeying, Chris Kilham
The Ayahuasca Test Pilots Handbook
by Chris Kilham

The Ayahuasca Test Pilots Handbook provides a practical guide to ayahuasca use, aiding seekers in making right—and safe—decisions about where to go, who to drink with, and what to expect. Ayahuasca, the Amazonian psychoactive plant brew,...

Narrator: Steve Wojtas
Published: 08/13/2019
{"id":"2148010","ean":"9780525627166","abr":"Unabridged","title":"How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence","subtitle":"What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence","author":"Michael Pollan","rating_average":"4.31","narrator":"Michael Pollan","ubr_id":"2148010","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"22.50","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"14.62","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Michael Pollan","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 13 hr 36 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}