The Evolving Psychedelic Brain

Gaia News
S5:Ep245 mins

What enabled the human brain to grow to its current size and complexity? Ben Stewart, host of Limitless on Gaia, explains how a new scientific study of accelerated regions of the brain may support Terence McKenna’s classic “stoned ape" theory, suggesting that psychedelics could have played a role in the massive expansion of the human brain, many thousands of years ago. As we learn more about plant medicines, what could future human evolution look like?


FeaturingBen Stewart