Research: DMT’s Effects on Brainwaves Could Explain Consciousness

By Kristin Houser – Re-Blogged From Futurism
“It’s like dreaming but with your eyes open.”

In April, Imperial College London launched the Centre for Psychedelic Research, a first-of-its-kind facility focused on the study of mind-altering substances.

While much of that research has centered on psilocybin and LSD, one team out of the Centre recently published a study focused dimethyltryptamine (DMT), the ingredient that makes the psychoactive brew ayahuasca cause hallucinations — and they say the insights gleaned from that research could help us finally understand consciousness.

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