Benefits of microdosing LSD might be placebo effect, study finds

Imperial College London researchers conducted largest placebo-controlled trial of psychedelics

It became the trend in Silicon Valley and spread swiftly around the world: the latest hack to boost the mood, sharpen the mind and get the creative juices flowing.

But for all the entrepreneurs and tech gurus that flocked to the practice, scientists have never been sure whether consuming small doses of LSD has the benefits its advocates claim.

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Category: Mental Health