Thomas Varley

Thomas Varley

Thomas Varley has a BA in Neuroscience from Hampshire College, and studies Clinical Neuroscience at University of Cambridge.

Salvinorin A. Is it possible to have a truly powerful painkiller that is not addictive?

We Need New Drugs. The opioid epidemic gripping the United States has brought into public awareness a problem that has bedeviled the world of medical science for decades: is it possible to have a truly powerful painkiller that is not addictive?

Of Molecules and Minds: The Science of Ayahuasca

There’s a beauty and sense of wonder that comes from knowing how the world works, and the nature of the psychedelic experience dovetails almost perfectly with that awareness.

Do psychedelics trigger neurogenesis? Here’s what we know.

What is neurogenesis? Do psychedelics really cause it? If they do, what doors might that open up?