Could psychedelic drugs revolutionise psychiatric care?

By Lauren Wheeler You may or may not be familiar with the term ‘psychedelics’, used to describe a group of psychoactive drugs that have the potential to induce non-ordinary states of consciousness, producing changes in a person’s perception, thoughts and feelings. Two such drugs are psilocybin (which occurs naturally in ‘magic mushrooms’) and lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) which wereContinue reading “Could psychedelic drugs revolutionise psychiatric care?”

The voiceless narration of a life: what is it like to not have an inner monologue?

By Effie Eshetu “Please be quiet, I can’t hear myself think!” This colloquial saying sounds completely logical to most of us. However, to others, upon a little dissection, it may seem semantically dissonant, and even nonsensical. This is because some individuals actually cannot, regardless of how quiet the room is, hear themselves think (Epting, 2020).Continue reading “The voiceless narration of a life: what is it like to not have an inner monologue?”