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Shortcomings and pitfalls in the psychedelic science literature

🗣Michiel van Elk, Associate Professor Cognitive Psychology Unit, Leiden University & Eiko Fried, Associate Professor Clinical Psychology Unit, Leiden University

Tue 2nd May, 8PM CET (7PM GMT, 2PM EST, 11AM PST)

📍Online (OPEN Community Platform)

Attend this online event to learn more about the growing field of psychedelic science and the challenges that come with conducting research in this area. Michiel van Elk, Associate Professor Cognitive Psychology Unit & Eiko Fried, Associate Professor Clinical Psychology Unit at the Leiden University, will explore the current limitations and pitfalls in the literature and provide insights into how to overcome them.

They will also examine the ethical considerations involved in psychedelic research and how to overcome the potential pitfalls that come with it and the importance of rigorously examining the effects and potential benefits of these substances.

Whether you’re a student, a researcher, a clinician or simply interested in the fascinating field of psychedelic research, this event is not to be missed. Join us for a stimulating conversation and gain a deeper understanding of the complexities of psychedelic science.

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ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

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Michiel van Elk, PhD is associate professor, researcher, and supervisor of the Psychedelic, Religious, Spiritual, and Mystical Experiences Lab at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Michiel is also a board member of the OPEN Foundation. His research focuses on religious and spiritual experiences, and altered states of consciousness (ASCs), as induced through meditation, sensory deprivation, psychedelics and other means. Michiel has published several popular science books on various topics as the Babybrain, the Evolution of Religion, Ecstatic Experiences, and Psychedelics.

Eiko Fried, PhD is a psychologist, a methodologist, and nearly a photographer. He obtained his PhD in clinical psychology at the Free University of Berlin, followed by four years of postdoctoral training in methodology. He returned to clinical psychology in 2018, and today works as associate professor in the Clinical Psychology Department at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Eiko’s research takes place at the intersection of clinical psychology, psychiatry, epidemiology, methodology, and complexity science, and interests are how to best understand, measure, model, and classify mental health problems.

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Unlock access to this and all exclusive events with leading psychedelic experts and engage in real time through the OPEN Membership Programme. Plus, enjoy a community space, a content library, discounts, and more.

ATTEND WITH A SMALL DONATION

Not ready to become a member? You can attend this event through a small one-time donation and get a free trial of the OPEN Membership Programme while supporting the nonprofit mission of the OPEN Foundation.

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