Episode 32: Debunking the "Hygiene Hypothesis" and Psychedelic Brain Changes


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In this episode, the team take a look at a new study that suggests the "Hygiene Hypothesis" - that early exposure to some microorganisms protects against allergic disease - might be in need of a cleanup. They also detail some findings on the psychedelic drug psilocybin and its effects on the connections of the mammalian brain. Not to be missed! Read more from this podcast: We May Not Be "Too Clean for Our Own Good" After All Single Dose of Psychedelic Compound Psilocybin Can Remodel Connections in the Brain Psychedelic Healing: Adjunct Therapy Harnessing Opened Malleability (PHATHOM)

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