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Magic Mushrooms Expand Your Mind And Amplify Your Brain’s Dreaming Areas. Here’s How | Popular Science

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Evidence from this study, and also preliminary data from an ongoing brain imaging study with LSD, appear to support the principle that the psychedelic state rests on disorganised activity in the ego system permitting disinhibited activity in the emotion system. And such an effect may explain why psychedelics have been considered useful facilitators of certain forms of psychotherapy.

Which explains 60's-era lyrics that go something like this:  "Leave yourself behind."

And you say they're doing this for science? :)

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