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Archaeologists found a 1,000-year-old shaman’s pouch in the Andes. It contained multiple hallucinogenic drugs, including cocaine.

In a cave high in the Bolivian Andes, archaeologists have unearthed a 1,000-year-old shamanic pouch, made of three fox heads stitched together. The pouch – which the researchers think belonged to a dead Andean shaman – contained traces of multiple hallucinogenic drugs, including cocaine and the primary ingredients for ayahuasca, […]
Archaeologists found a 1,000-year-old shaman’s pouch in the Andes. It contained multiple hallucinogenic drugs, including cocaine.
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A neuroscientist explains why reality may just be a hallucination

Anil Seth, professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex, explains the link between perception and reality. Seth believes reality as we know it comes from activity of our brain. Following is a transcript of the video. Anil Seth: How do we know that we experience the […]
A neuroscientist explains why reality may just be a hallucination