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Mapping the Mind with Mushrooms


Saturday, 23 September 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

Mapping the Mind with Mushrooms

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird General Admission 1 Sep 2017 $30.00 $2.40
Early Bird General + Dennis Mckenna Lecture 23 Sep 2017 $35.00 $2.71
Early Bird Student Price 1 Sep 2017 $20.00 $1.80
Early Bird Student + Dennis Mckenna Lecture 23 Sep 2017 $25.00 $2.11
Donation to Psychedelic Research 23 Sep 2017 Enter donation ($)
Donation to CSSDP 23 Sep 2017 Enter donation ($)
General Admission Not Started $40.00 $3.00
Student Not Started $30.00 $2.40

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Mapping the Mind with Mushrooms returns to Toronto! This annual conference aims to bring the ongoing psychedelic research renaissance to the general public. Over the last 20 years, psilocybin, LSD, MDMA and more have returned to scientific labratories and have been informing neuroscience and therapeutic practice at an unprecedented rate. Hosted at the University of Toronto Earth Science Centre, we will bring together psychologists, philosophers and mycologists to address the current findings and implications of psychedelic mushrooms and more. Topics will include:

- The history of magic mushroom research

- Insight and wisdom

- Hallucinations and the nature of perception

- MDMA assisted psychotherapy

- Mystical Experiences

This event is in affiliation with the 920coalition; a network of indiviuals and groups that host events to raise awareness of the benefits and uses for ‘magic’ mushrooms every September 20th. Be a part of the movement! Profits made from this event will be donated to research groups that fund research into psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy. Join us to learn, connect to the community, and make magic happen!

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****************More Speakers To Be Announced!*********************

Confirmed Speakers:

Albert Garcia-Romeu - PhD Psychology and Behavioural Science at John Hopkins University

John Vervaeke - PhD. Cognitive Science and Acclaimed Lecturer

Anne Wagner - Clinical Psychologist

Jean-Marc Moncalvo - PhD Evolutionary Biology

Anderson Todd - Psychology Lecturer at U of T

"A New Approach in Psychedelic Neurophenomenology"

Robert Ferguson - Member of the Ceu de Montreal Santo Daime Church

Gonzo Nieto - Graduate Student of Psychotherapy

"Psilocybin, Investigated"

This presentation will explore the history of scientific research into psilocybin.

James Mckenzie - "The Role of Sound in Transcendent Experience"

Daniel Greig - "The Neurobiology of Prophetic Visions: Dreams, Drugs and the Predictive Brain"

What happens in the brain when you're seeing the rich psychedelic landscapes of colour and transformative images?  Where do visionary experiences come from and what do they mean? This lecture will talk about the neurobiology of perception and how that is modulated by the use of psilocybin.



Mushroom Growing Workshop - Take home your own jar of edible (nonpsychedelic) mushrooms to grow!

Morning Yoga @ 8am Courtesy of Ganja Yoga

*Workshops are first come first serve so make sure to get here early! The mushroom growing workshops have a capacity of 100 people and for supplies we encourage a donation of $2 if you attend.


In partnership with the Toronto Psychedelic Society we present Dennis Mckenna presenting a video lecture through zoomcast. His talk is called “DMT:  a biospheric catalyst for conscious evolution?”. When purchasing Mapping the Mind With Mushrooms tickets you get 50% the price of the Mckenna lecture! That’s only an extra $5!

Have questions about Mapping the Mind with Mushrooms? Contact CSSDP UofT

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5 Bancroft Ave
5 Bancroft Avenue
Toronto, ON M5S 3J1

Saturday, 23 September 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

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