Brian Normand

Brian Normand

Brian Normand is a co-founder of Psymposia.

Finally, there’s a group giving grants to students researching psychedelics

We talked with Johns Hopkins psychedelic researcher, Alan Kooi Davis, about the Source Research Foundation, a non-profit awarding grants to students researching psychedelics.

I talked with Adam Strauss about Ketamine for OCD, Trip Sitters, and The Mushroom Cure Los Angeles

Before I met Adam I didn’t really know anyone with OCD. It was just an abstract concept to me. Like most people, I had the image of the stereotypical germaphobe who obsessively scrubs their hands in a futile attempt at washing the thousands of bacteria away.

How do we reform the police? We talked about it with Neill Franklin, a former cop

Eighty plus percent of police chiefs admit that the war on drugs has failed.

Cosmo Feilding Mellen: Interview with a Sunshine Maker

1960's. Two men. One goal. Turn the world on to LSD.

Will drug policy reform be Trumped? We asked the reform community to chime in.

It’s hard to imagine Trump & Sessions stuffing the toothpaste back in the tube, but remember drug prohibition is a lucrative business.

We talked to Duncan Trussell about Microdosing and Donald Trump

The Trump victory is like watching a dart trap set up by the Founding Fathers spring into action. For better or for worse the system worked.

Union of Opposites: Trump Selects War Cabinet, Psychedelics Make Mainstream Waves

"We cannot imagine events that are connected non-causally and are capable of a non-causal explanation. But that does not mean that such events do not exist." Carl Jung

The Psychedelic Community Needs More Diversity. Let’s Talk About That

Psymposia is focused on emerging social issues relating to psychedelic science and drug policy reform, and we are committed to highlighting diverse perspectives.

A Strange New World: A Tribute to Aldous Huxley 53 Years After His Death

“LSD, 100 MCG, intramuscular”

Did Carl Sagan use LSD? We asked his son

I offered to take it with him, and suggested that the nearby greenery and scenery would be a good place to trip.