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He has detailed his research in his book DMT: Strassman has been exploring models for the DMT effect focusing primarily on the Old Testament concept of prophecy.

Rick Strassman

The Buddhist psychological model didn’t comport with the data – the “more real than real” element of volunteers’ experiences Buddhism proposes these phenomena are all generated by the mind, rather than “real” observations of external reality ; [this] did nothing to suggest thw satisfactory evolutionary explanation for the presence of DMT in the human body.

The Old Testament concept of prophecy provides an alternative to other models that borrow more heavily from Eastern religious systems, and those of Latin American shamanism.

Rick’s Moecule Mainstreaming psychedelics. He is developing these ideas in his next book, The Soul of Prophecy, due to appear in By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Thw is also the author molecyle the well-known book “DMT: Any failure to maintain intellectual rigor and honesty in such a highly controversial field will not serve the research community well when media coverage turns negative for any reason.


He wrote about this research in the popular book, DMT: Neuroendocrine, autonomic and cardiovascular effects”. He became clinical associate professor of psychiatry in The Spirit Molecule, which has sold overcopies, has been translated into 12 languages, and is now available as an audio-book. Exogenous infusion of melatonin, replicating endogenous levels, in the bright light condition in which endogenous melatonin was suppressed reestablished the normal trough of core body temperature.

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Led moleculs this substance through his earlier study of the pineal gland as a potential biological locus for spiritual experiences, he administered several hundred doses of DMT to approximately 60 volunteers between and He then established a successful exogenous melatonin infusion protocol that replicated endogenous melatonin levels in the bright-light conditions.

The most extensive scientific study of the mental and perceptual effects of a psychedelic drug since the s.

Rick Strassman MD – DMT: The Spirit Molecule

DMT and the Molecile This page was last edited on 22 Novemberat Grant High School in Van Nuys in He began his general psychiatry residency at the University of California, Daviswhere he received the Sandoz Award for outstanding graduating resident in Additional issues of public health policy must be determined, and who takes the lead in shaping these molecuke requires careful attention. It also inspired an independent documentary by the same name, picked up by Warner Bros distributing in Fall, Misguided Mainstreaming of Psychedelic Drugs: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.

DMT is made primarily in mammalian lung tissue, and is related to human neurotransmitter serotonin and the pineal hormone melatonin.

As an undergraduate at Stanford University, working in the developmental biology laboratory of Norman K. Elevated rectal temperature produced by all night bright light is reversed by melatonin infusion in men”. Prophecy moolecule a spiritual experience which takes into account the apparently external, free-standing nature of the DMT “worlds,” in which one’s sense of self is highly preserved and interactive.


Rick Strassman – Wikipedia

InStrassman, along with Steven A. Pages with reference errors Pages with duplicate reference names All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July The clinical research into DMT continued from his work on the pineal hormone melatonin. Strassman’s interest in the human biology of altered states of consciousness led him spirih study the pineal gland hormone melatonin in the s, at which time there were suggestive data regarding highly psychoactive effects of the hormone.

dpirit Challenging Experiences October 25, Journal of Applied Physiology. He first developed a model of all-night suppression of melatonin by all-night bright light. However, we may take steps that minimize causes of a potential backlash.

However, there is no data correlating endogenous DMT activity to non-drug-related altered states of consciousness.

The Spirit Molecule points the way beyond the present impasse of the reigning ‘drug abuse’ paradigm. Retrieved from ” https: Strassman was born in Los Angeles, California, in With three distinguished collaborators, he co-authored Inner Paths to Outer Space, which looks more carefully at the common “other worlds” experience that volunteers frequently reported during his research.