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Psychedelic Science 2013 – Amanda Feilding Talks About Her Plans for the Conference

February 15, 2013 Beckley Foundation Videos

In April, we are co-hosting an event that aims to bring together the leading scientific psychedelics laboratories in the world to debate current ideas and inspire new research. In this short video, our Director, Amanda Feilding, gives a preview of the what you can expect.

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We Allow Alcohol to Kill and Harm so Many People

February 9, 2011 Beckley Foundation Videos

Former government adviser David Nutt on the dangers of alcohol, the harm caused by criminalisation and why he’s not a ‘legaliser’

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New Strain of Cannabis with ‘High’ CBD Content

February 2, 2011 Beckley Foundation Videos

A new strain of cannabis that contains low amounts of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and high amounts of CBD (cannabidiol) allows patients to attain significant relief from illness while reducing intoxication. CBD concentrations can ranges from none, to about 95 percent of the total cannabinoids present. CBD alone is not intoxicating, but displayed sedative effects in animal […]

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How Drugs Work-Cannabis

January 19, 2011 Beckley Foundation Videos

This BBC series gives the viewer new insights into how drugs affect the body. It uses visual effects and CGI and, for the first time ever, takes the viewer on an entire trip from start to finish inside the human body. This first episode draws heavily on research carried out in association with the Beckley […]

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Dr Michael Mosley: Taking The Magic Mushroom Drug Psilocybin For a Trial

January 6, 2011 Beckley Foundation Videos

Last summer, while filming for my new BBC4 series, The Brain – A Secret History, I took part in the UK’s first scientific trial of psilocybin – the active component of magic mushrooms. It was one of the strangest experiences of my life. Psilocybin is a hallucinogenic drug, so I was extremely apprehensive. It also […]

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Surreal TV interviews Amanda Feilding

November 5, 2010 Beckley Foundation Videos

Chilean Director Cristian Leighton interviews Amanda Feilding, who talks about the work of the Beckley Foundation.

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LSD-Assisted Psychotherapy

November 4, 2010 Beckley Foundation Videos

This talk presented preliminary data on an ongoing, randomized, double-blind, active placebo-controlled pilot study of LSD-assisted psychotherapy in 12 subjects with anxiety associated with end-of-life issues. LSD-assisted psychotherapy was legal in Switzerland in the 80s, but was criminalized soon after. This is the first study of LSD-assisted psychotherapy in human subjects in over 35 years. […]

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Does CBD inhibit THC?

November 4, 2010 Beckley Foundation Videos

Footage of a pharmacology study carried out with Beckley collaborators JW Stone & PD Morrison at the Institute of Psychiatry by. This film was originally shown on BBC3 and produced by Alex Cooke. The participant, Nicky Taylor came for 2 study days. On one occasion, she was given a mixture of THC + CBD (which […]

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Amanda Talks at the MAPS Conference 2010

October 6, 2010 Beckley Foundation Videos

This video of Amanda is from the Psychedelic Science in the 21st Century, a conference in San Jose, California, April 15-18 2010, organized by MAPS – the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies in collaboration with: the Heffter Research Institute, The Council on Spiritual Practices, & the Beckley Foundation Amanda Feilding, Beckley Foundation from MAPS: Psychedelic […]

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Prof Dave Nutt on the UK Governments stance on drugs on Hard talk

September 9, 2010 Beckley Foundation Videos

Professor David Nutt is one of the UK’s leading neuroscientists. In 2009 he suggested that LSD, ecstasy and cannabis were less harmful than alcohol and tobacco. He was promptly sacked as the government’s chief adviser on drug abuse. His removal from the post raised questions about the use of scientific advice in government. He talks […]

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Horizon: is alcohol worse than ecstasy?

September 9, 2010 Beckley Foundation Videos

Watch Horizon’s Britain’s Most Dangerous Drug, an investigation of the dangers associated with 20 commonly used drugs, and whether their relative harms are accurately reflected in the current classification system. This programme has its roots in one of the most important outcomes of the Beckley Foundation seminars, a seminal article in The Lancet in 2007 […]

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Professor David Nutt

September 8, 2010 Beckley Foundation Videos

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00sl6h9/HARDtalk_Professor_David_Nutt/ Professor David Nutt is one of the UK’s leading neuroscientists. In 2009 he suggested that LSD, ecstasy and cannabis were less harmful than alcohol and tobacco. He was promptly sacked as the government’s chief adviser on drug abuse. His removal from the post raised questions about the use of scientific advice in government. He […]

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Cognitive Liberty

August 30, 2010 Beckley Foundation Videos

Cognitive Liberty from oliver hockenhull on Vimeo.

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