Microdosing is a trending practice, but the science is far behind. Today we are joined by Zachary Walsh, a leading researcher in the Microdose Study. We discuss the objectives and hurdles in conducting a study like this. It is the first of its kind— a mobile, correlational study collecting data on the effects on cognitive performance and mental health of microdosing with psychedelic substances.
Zachary Walsh is a Professor at the University of British Columbia Department of Psychology and registered clinical psychologist whose research has been supported by a number of institutions including the Canadian Institute of Health Research and American Psychological association. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2008, and completed a clinical internship and research fellowship at the Brown University Centre for Alcohol and Addiction Studies. Zach currently sits on the advisory board for the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, otherwise known as MAPS.
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