Episode #108: I feel love: MDMA's new chapter with Rachel Nuwer
In this episode, we have the pleasure of having Rachel Nuwer, author of "I Feel Love: MDMA and the Quest for Connection in a Fractured World." as a guest. She is an award-winning freelance science journalist and has contributed to prominent publications such as the New York Times, Scientific American, and National Geographic.
During our conversation, we delved into the intriguing aspects of MDMA, exploring its history, varied uses, and the factors that propelled it to become both a therapeutic tool for therapists and a popular recreational drug.
Tune in to this engaging episode and expand your knowledge of MDMA's fascinating narrative.
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In this episode, we cover:
- Rachel’s passions
- What is MDMA, its history, and its uses?
- How did MDMA come to be used by therapists and as a recreational drug?
- What do you experience when you take MDMA?
- How do you get into trial?
- Research in reopening critical periods and learning skills
- What are the side effects and risks of using MDMA
- I Feel Love title
- Rachel Nuwer - is an award-winning freelance science journalist and author
- Twitter: @RachelNuwer and Instagram: @rachel_nuwer
- MAPS - Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic
- How a dose of MDMA transformed a white supremacist by Rachel Nuwer
- Australia legalises psychedelics for mental health by Tiffany Wertheimer
- The Nine Gifts by Christine Marie Mason with Jeff Greenwald, Illustrations by Sammy Kimura
- Playboy: Ecstasy Was Legal in 1984, and It Was Glorious
- Ease: Hawaiian Kava Gummies
- Radiant Farms - Gummies to make you relax, focus and feel good whenever you need it.
- Find Rosebud Woman on Instagram as @rosebudwoman, Christine on Instagram as @the.rose.woman, and on Tiktok as @therosewoman108.