Michael Pollan on the new science of psychedelics

Dacher Keltner (left), a psychology  at UC Berkeley and the founder of the Great

Dacher Keltner (left), a psychology at UC Berkeley and the founder of the Greater Good Science Center, and Michael Pollan, author of How to Change Your Mind,  discuss the book on March 5 . (Screenshot from video by ETS )

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In his latest book, How to Change Your Mind , Michael Pollan turns his focus to psychedelics - LSD, psilocybin mushrooms and the like - exploring their history, use, and potential to help people not only transcend, but also treat conditions from addiction to anxiety. On March 5, 2019, Pollan joined Dacher Keltner, a professor of psychology at UC Berkeley and founder of the Greater Good Science Center, for a conversation about the book.

This talk was recorded by  Educational Technology Services. Michael Pollan on writing and the power of psychedelics” on Berkeley Library News.  

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