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MAPS Podcast

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The intent of the podcast is to bring you the listener an easily accessible resource for a variety of topics all related to psychedelic research. There is a lot to learn about new research into the therapeutic potential of psychedelics and marijuana. Over the years, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) has amassed an incredible treasure trove of audio archives sourced from the amazing talks, presentations and panels that have taken place at past Psychedelic Science conferences and other unique events. By selecting some of that content and then bringing it to you in a podcast we hope to create a centralized location for the greater MAPS community. If you're a researcher, scientist, medical professional or just a curiosity seeker we hope that you'll find this content a valuable resource tool.Please visit the MAPS website at https://maps.org

Latest Episodes

Episode 40 - David Jay Brown, A Legend in Psychedelic Consciousness

EEpisode 40 - David Jay Brown, A Legend in Psychedelic Consciousness This episode of the MAPS podcast features a dynamic consciousness surfing conversation with author David Jay Brown. I've known David for over 30 years and have watched him dance with the legends of psychedelic culture, exchange ideas with them and then morph into a legend all his own. From John Lilly to Albert Hoffman to Tim Leary, David always managed to extract the best from these brilliant minds and then build off of it to form his own magnificent insights into alternative culture and trans-personal evolution. Our conversation ranged from revisiting history to today's psychedelic research and its mind expanding potentials. David Jay Brown is an American writer, interviewer and consciousness researcher. Brown has studied parapsychology, and the effects of psychoactive drugs. With parapsychologist Rupert Sheldrake, he studied pets and people who apparently anticipate events. Brown has served as a guest editor for t...

61 MIN2019 APR 27
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Episode 40 - David Jay Brown, A Legend in Psychedelic Consciousness

Episode 39: James Oroc, The New Psychedelic Revolution

EEpisode 39 of the MAPS podcast features yet another exclusive interview with one of the great thinkers of the modern psychedelic revolution, James Oroc. Our conversation with James takes us on a journey through his highly evolved insights, opinions and experiences on topics ranging from 5-MEO DMT, the re-birth of LSD, Sasha Shulgin and the culture wars that are present throughout the 21st Century consciousness expansion movement. James is one of the most unique voices within the new wave of psychedelic consciousness and his wisdom, humor and conviction are a necessary ingredient for the future. Intro: Remembering Ralph Metzner James Oroc - Journalist, photographer, and artist James Oroc was born in the small South Pacific nation of Aotearoa. Since 1998 he has been pursuing and reporting on the cutting edge of extreme sports in more than 40 countries around the globe, his work appearing in magazines, films, and on MTV Sports. He has been a member of the Burning Man community since 19...

55 MIN2019 APR 4
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Episode 39: James Oroc, The New Psychedelic Revolution

Episode 38: Dr. Andrew Weil, The New Science of Psychedelics for Mental Health

Episode 38: Dr. Andrew Weil, The New Science of Psychedelics for Mental Health. A MAPS Podcast Exclusive This episode of the show features an exclusive interview with the legendary Dr. Andrew Weil. The interview centers around the new science of psychedelics and why current research plays such an important role in crafting a new model for overall integrative medicine. Dr. Weil lends his insight and expertise into the areas of psychedelic research that go hand in hand with his decades long work into alternative medicine and overall well being. Dr. Weil has seen 50 years of psychedelic research go through many peaks and valleys and we're honored to have gotten his input for this amazing interview. Andrew Weil, M.D., is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, a healing oriented approach to health care which encompasses body, mind, and spirit. ---Special Announcement-- We are offering 2 exclusive free VIP tickets to the Psychedelic Evening Panel event a...

49 MIN2019 MAR 19
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Episode 38: Dr. Andrew Weil, The New Science of Psychedelics for Mental Health

Episode 37 - Dr. Gabor Mate: Jungle To Civilization, Health In a Toxic Culture

Episode 37 - Dr. Gabor Mate: Jungle To Civilization - How Plant Medicines Can Promote Health In a Toxic Culture We dig into the MAPS archives again and go back to the 2017 Psychedelic Science conference for this inspired talk from luminary, Dr. Gabor Mate. Gabor takes us through the history of plant medicines in indigenous cultures and how their wisdom of sacred healing can be applied to life in the modern world. Toxic culture in the form of disease, addiction, communication and environment can be addressed by going beyond the symptoms and into the root cause of the issue. Rather than offering quick-fix solutions to these complex issues, Dr. Maté weaves together scientific research, case histories, and his own insights and experience to present a broad perspective that enlightens and empowers people to promote their own healing and that of those around them. Dr. Gabor Mate Dr. Maté has written several bestselling books including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Clo...

55 MIN2019 FEB 19
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Episode 37 - Dr. Gabor Mate: Jungle To Civilization, Health In a Toxic Culture

Episode 36: Dr. Ben Sessa - MDMA Therapy - A Child Psychiatrist’s Perspective

EEpisode 36 of the MAPS Podcast features Dr. Ben Sessa's talk from Psychedelic Science 2017 entitled MDMA Therapy - A Child Psychiatrist’s Perspective Ben's insightful, well researched talk examines MDMA's therapeutic potential relating to PTSD and how it goes far beyond what we see with adult veterans and goes deep into the realm of childhood trauma and abuse. This talk offers a fresh perspective on aspects of PTSD therapy that often go unrecognized in the modern psychedelic therapy conversation. Dr. Ben Sessa is a psychiatrist, writer and researcher based out of the UK. Please visit his site at: www.drsessa.com

36 MIN2019 JAN 31
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Episode 36: Dr. Ben Sessa - MDMA Therapy - A Child Psychiatrist’s Perspective

Episode 35 - Rick Doblin, MAPS 2018 Year in Review

EEpisode 35 of the MAPS Podcast features the mastermind and founder of MAPS, Rick Doblin. Rick joins Zach Leary for an extensive 2018 year in review of everything that's happened in the MAPS universe. The interview quickly moves passed the last year and morphs into an oral history of MAPS by weaving together Rick's inspiration that led him to it's 1986 creation. This podcast is a must for all psychedelic enthusiasts, explorers, researchers and cultural historians. Rick's tireless campaign to position MAPS as the leading crusader of legitimate psychedelic research has not only come to fruition but has also transcended those confines by making him one of the most influential figures in championing cognitive liberty. Rick Doblin Rick Doblin, Ph.D., is the founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). He received his doctorate in Public Policy from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, where he wrote his dissertation on the regulati...

97 MIN2019 JAN 4
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Episode 35 - Rick Doblin, MAPS 2018 Year in Review

Episode 34: Tricia Eastman (Sacred Archeatypes in Modern Psychedelics)

EEpisode 34 of the MAPS Podcast is an all new interview with Tricia Eastman, a pioneer in the psychedelic renaissance. Our conversation takes a look at the inquisitive psychedelic work she does in the deep corners of what's left of the worlds indigenous cultures. Because her work covers the globe I especially wanted to see what wisdom she brings back is applicable to the American experience. Her tales of mind expanding explorations in these cultures is a beautiful juxtaposition against the life we take for granted. Tricia is a fresh yet wise voice in the psychedelic community. I hope you enjoy this podcast as much as I did. Intro topics: End of the year podcast with Rick Doblin, advertising on the MAPS podcast and psychedelic therapy career tracts. Tricia Eastman is a pioneer in the psychedelic renaissance. Eastman’s holistic approach incorporates eastern philosophy, bio-hacking, soul retrieval, archetypal mapping, meditation, somatic therapy, shamanism. As a medicine woman, she cur...

57 MIN2018 DEC 24
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Episode 34: Tricia Eastman (Sacred Archeatypes in Modern Psychedelics)

Episode 33: Matthew Baggott - Beyond Fear - MDMA and Emotion

EEpisode 33 of the MAPS Podcast digs deep into the archives, all the way back to Psychedelic Science 2013! Matthew Baggott discussed research on how MDMA and related drugs alter emotions and social functioning in people. Because the Phase 3 clinical trials moving full speed ahead it seemed appropriate to re-visit some of the core subject matter behind MDMA and why this research is so important. Matthew Baggott, PhD, is a neuroscientist who has been studying the perceptual and emotional effects of drugs like MDMA in healthy human volunteers for over 13 years. He was part of the first team to receive federal funding to administer MDMA to healthy people and he co-authored the first successful application to administer MDMA to people with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He earned his PhD in neuroscience from the University of California, Berkeley and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at University of Chicago.

38 MIN2018 NOV 16
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Episode 33: Matthew Baggott - Beyond Fear - MDMA and Emotion

Episode 32 - Dr. Cole Marta and Shannon Clare Carlin

EEpisode 32 - Dr. Cole Marta and Shannon Clare Carlin A live panel moderated by Zach Leary - The State of the Psychedelic Union This episode of the MAPS Podcast was recorded live at the PsyFire festival in L.A. and is moderated by Zach Leary featuring Dr. Cole Marta and Shannon Clare Carlin. The discussion covers the current state of psychedelic research as it relates to the MDMA Phase 3 clinical trials and what those exactly look like, anti-depressant treatments with Ketamine, the Zendo Project and cognitive liberty for all of us. Listen and get informed by these two brilliant minds who are the front lines of psychedelic research on a day to day level by making it their lifes work and purpose. Shannon Clare Carlin Shannon is dedicated to working with people through addiction, trauma, relationship, and the body. She received her Master’s Degree in Integral Counseling Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies in 2014, including a practicum working with youth on mod...

59 MIN2018 OCT 31
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Episode 32 - Dr. Cole Marta and Shannon Clare Carlin

Episode 31 - Shane Mauss

EThe MAPS Podcast is back!! Episode 31 of the show trips the light fantastic with the brilliant, hilarious and insightful comedian - Shane Mauss. Shane discusses his new film Psychonautics - A Comedians Exploration of Psychedelics. Due out in March, the film explores Shane's first hand experiences with psychedelic use and their results on his life and work. Shane is a brave, honest and hilarious story teller who isn't afraid to be raw and transparent by sharing his personal ups and downs found within life's sometimes difficult but always hilarious journey. Sit back and settle into his brilliant mind and findings from the front row of psychonautics. Be sure to check out Shane's current stand up tour called Stand Up Science. Click here for dates and tickets.

65 MIN2018 OCT 16
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Episode 31 - Shane Mauss

Latest Episodes

Episode 40 - David Jay Brown, A Legend in Psychedelic Consciousness

EEpisode 40 - David Jay Brown, A Legend in Psychedelic Consciousness This episode of the MAPS podcast features a dynamic consciousness surfing conversation with author David Jay Brown. I've known David for over 30 years and have watched him dance with the legends of psychedelic culture, exchange ideas with them and then morph into a legend all his own. From John Lilly to Albert Hoffman to Tim Leary, David always managed to extract the best from these brilliant minds and then build off of it to form his own magnificent insights into alternative culture and trans-personal evolution. Our conversation ranged from revisiting history to today's psychedelic research and its mind expanding potentials. David Jay Brown is an American writer, interviewer and consciousness researcher. Brown has studied parapsychology, and the effects of psychoactive drugs. With parapsychologist Rupert Sheldrake, he studied pets and people who apparently anticipate events. Brown has served as a guest editor for t...

61 MIN2019 APR 27
Comments
Episode 40 - David Jay Brown, A Legend in Psychedelic Consciousness

Episode 39: James Oroc, The New Psychedelic Revolution

EEpisode 39 of the MAPS podcast features yet another exclusive interview with one of the great thinkers of the modern psychedelic revolution, James Oroc. Our conversation with James takes us on a journey through his highly evolved insights, opinions and experiences on topics ranging from 5-MEO DMT, the re-birth of LSD, Sasha Shulgin and the culture wars that are present throughout the 21st Century consciousness expansion movement. James is one of the most unique voices within the new wave of psychedelic consciousness and his wisdom, humor and conviction are a necessary ingredient for the future. Intro: Remembering Ralph Metzner James Oroc - Journalist, photographer, and artist James Oroc was born in the small South Pacific nation of Aotearoa. Since 1998 he has been pursuing and reporting on the cutting edge of extreme sports in more than 40 countries around the globe, his work appearing in magazines, films, and on MTV Sports. He has been a member of the Burning Man community since 19...

55 MIN2019 APR 4
Comments
Episode 39: James Oroc, The New Psychedelic Revolution

Episode 38: Dr. Andrew Weil, The New Science of Psychedelics for Mental Health

Episode 38: Dr. Andrew Weil, The New Science of Psychedelics for Mental Health. A MAPS Podcast Exclusive This episode of the show features an exclusive interview with the legendary Dr. Andrew Weil. The interview centers around the new science of psychedelics and why current research plays such an important role in crafting a new model for overall integrative medicine. Dr. Weil lends his insight and expertise into the areas of psychedelic research that go hand in hand with his decades long work into alternative medicine and overall well being. Dr. Weil has seen 50 years of psychedelic research go through many peaks and valleys and we're honored to have gotten his input for this amazing interview. Andrew Weil, M.D., is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, a healing oriented approach to health care which encompasses body, mind, and spirit. ---Special Announcement-- We are offering 2 exclusive free VIP tickets to the Psychedelic Evening Panel event a...

49 MIN2019 MAR 19
Comments
Episode 38: Dr. Andrew Weil, The New Science of Psychedelics for Mental Health

Episode 37 - Dr. Gabor Mate: Jungle To Civilization, Health In a Toxic Culture

Episode 37 - Dr. Gabor Mate: Jungle To Civilization - How Plant Medicines Can Promote Health In a Toxic Culture We dig into the MAPS archives again and go back to the 2017 Psychedelic Science conference for this inspired talk from luminary, Dr. Gabor Mate. Gabor takes us through the history of plant medicines in indigenous cultures and how their wisdom of sacred healing can be applied to life in the modern world. Toxic culture in the form of disease, addiction, communication and environment can be addressed by going beyond the symptoms and into the root cause of the issue. Rather than offering quick-fix solutions to these complex issues, Dr. Maté weaves together scientific research, case histories, and his own insights and experience to present a broad perspective that enlightens and empowers people to promote their own healing and that of those around them. Dr. Gabor Mate Dr. Maté has written several bestselling books including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Clo...

55 MIN2019 FEB 19
Comments
Episode 37 - Dr. Gabor Mate: Jungle To Civilization, Health In a Toxic Culture

Episode 36: Dr. Ben Sessa - MDMA Therapy - A Child Psychiatrist’s Perspective

EEpisode 36 of the MAPS Podcast features Dr. Ben Sessa's talk from Psychedelic Science 2017 entitled MDMA Therapy - A Child Psychiatrist’s Perspective Ben's insightful, well researched talk examines MDMA's therapeutic potential relating to PTSD and how it goes far beyond what we see with adult veterans and goes deep into the realm of childhood trauma and abuse. This talk offers a fresh perspective on aspects of PTSD therapy that often go unrecognized in the modern psychedelic therapy conversation. Dr. Ben Sessa is a psychiatrist, writer and researcher based out of the UK. Please visit his site at: www.drsessa.com

36 MIN2019 JAN 31
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Episode 36: Dr. Ben Sessa - MDMA Therapy - A Child Psychiatrist’s Perspective

Episode 35 - Rick Doblin, MAPS 2018 Year in Review

EEpisode 35 of the MAPS Podcast features the mastermind and founder of MAPS, Rick Doblin. Rick joins Zach Leary for an extensive 2018 year in review of everything that's happened in the MAPS universe. The interview quickly moves passed the last year and morphs into an oral history of MAPS by weaving together Rick's inspiration that led him to it's 1986 creation. This podcast is a must for all psychedelic enthusiasts, explorers, researchers and cultural historians. Rick's tireless campaign to position MAPS as the leading crusader of legitimate psychedelic research has not only come to fruition but has also transcended those confines by making him one of the most influential figures in championing cognitive liberty. Rick Doblin Rick Doblin, Ph.D., is the founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). He received his doctorate in Public Policy from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, where he wrote his dissertation on the regulati...

97 MIN2019 JAN 4
Comments
Episode 35 - Rick Doblin, MAPS 2018 Year in Review

Episode 34: Tricia Eastman (Sacred Archeatypes in Modern Psychedelics)

EEpisode 34 of the MAPS Podcast is an all new interview with Tricia Eastman, a pioneer in the psychedelic renaissance. Our conversation takes a look at the inquisitive psychedelic work she does in the deep corners of what's left of the worlds indigenous cultures. Because her work covers the globe I especially wanted to see what wisdom she brings back is applicable to the American experience. Her tales of mind expanding explorations in these cultures is a beautiful juxtaposition against the life we take for granted. Tricia is a fresh yet wise voice in the psychedelic community. I hope you enjoy this podcast as much as I did. Intro topics: End of the year podcast with Rick Doblin, advertising on the MAPS podcast and psychedelic therapy career tracts. Tricia Eastman is a pioneer in the psychedelic renaissance. Eastman’s holistic approach incorporates eastern philosophy, bio-hacking, soul retrieval, archetypal mapping, meditation, somatic therapy, shamanism. As a medicine woman, she cur...

57 MIN2018 DEC 24
Comments
Episode 34: Tricia Eastman (Sacred Archeatypes in Modern Psychedelics)

Episode 33: Matthew Baggott - Beyond Fear - MDMA and Emotion

EEpisode 33 of the MAPS Podcast digs deep into the archives, all the way back to Psychedelic Science 2013! Matthew Baggott discussed research on how MDMA and related drugs alter emotions and social functioning in people. Because the Phase 3 clinical trials moving full speed ahead it seemed appropriate to re-visit some of the core subject matter behind MDMA and why this research is so important. Matthew Baggott, PhD, is a neuroscientist who has been studying the perceptual and emotional effects of drugs like MDMA in healthy human volunteers for over 13 years. He was part of the first team to receive federal funding to administer MDMA to healthy people and he co-authored the first successful application to administer MDMA to people with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He earned his PhD in neuroscience from the University of California, Berkeley and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at University of Chicago.

38 MIN2018 NOV 16
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Episode 33: Matthew Baggott - Beyond Fear - MDMA and Emotion

Episode 32 - Dr. Cole Marta and Shannon Clare Carlin

EEpisode 32 - Dr. Cole Marta and Shannon Clare Carlin A live panel moderated by Zach Leary - The State of the Psychedelic Union This episode of the MAPS Podcast was recorded live at the PsyFire festival in L.A. and is moderated by Zach Leary featuring Dr. Cole Marta and Shannon Clare Carlin. The discussion covers the current state of psychedelic research as it relates to the MDMA Phase 3 clinical trials and what those exactly look like, anti-depressant treatments with Ketamine, the Zendo Project and cognitive liberty for all of us. Listen and get informed by these two brilliant minds who are the front lines of psychedelic research on a day to day level by making it their lifes work and purpose. Shannon Clare Carlin Shannon is dedicated to working with people through addiction, trauma, relationship, and the body. She received her Master’s Degree in Integral Counseling Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies in 2014, including a practicum working with youth on mod...

59 MIN2018 OCT 31
Comments
Episode 32 - Dr. Cole Marta and Shannon Clare Carlin

Episode 31 - Shane Mauss

EThe MAPS Podcast is back!! Episode 31 of the show trips the light fantastic with the brilliant, hilarious and insightful comedian - Shane Mauss. Shane discusses his new film Psychonautics - A Comedians Exploration of Psychedelics. Due out in March, the film explores Shane's first hand experiences with psychedelic use and their results on his life and work. Shane is a brave, honest and hilarious story teller who isn't afraid to be raw and transparent by sharing his personal ups and downs found within life's sometimes difficult but always hilarious journey. Sit back and settle into his brilliant mind and findings from the front row of psychonautics. Be sure to check out Shane's current stand up tour called Stand Up Science. Click here for dates and tickets.

65 MIN2018 OCT 16
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Episode 31 - Shane Mauss

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