“Under the drug [LSD], [brain] regions once segregated spoke to one another.” (article quote)

Here is the link to the Guardian article titled “LDS’s impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images”.

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UW Researchers Studying Health Affects Of Psychedelic Mushrooms Encouraged By Results

“UW Researchers Studying Health Affects Of Psychedelic Mushrooms Encouraged By Results.” Wisconsin Public Radio. Accessed November 2, 2015. http://www.wpr.org/uw-researchers-studying-health-affects-psychedelic-mushrooms-encouraged-results.

The Impact of State Medical Marijuana Legislation on Adolescent Marijuana Use (article)

Choo, Esther K., Madeline Benz, Nikolas Zaller, Otis Warren, Kristin L. Rising, and K. John McConnell. “The Impact of State Medical Marijuana Legislation on Adolescent Marijuana Use.” Journal of Adolescent Health 55, no. 2 (2014): 160–66. Concludes: “This study did not find increases in adolescent marijuana use related to legalization of medical marijuana.”

History of nonhuman organisms in alcohol research (article)

Ankeny, Rachel A., Sabina Leonelli, Nicole C. Nelson, and Edmund Ramsden. “Making Organisms Model Human Behavior: Situated Models in North-American Alcohol Research, since 1950.” Science in Context (0269-8897) 27, no. 3 (September 2014): 485–509. doi:10.1017/S0269889714000155. Examines “the criteria used to validate the use of nonhuman organisms in North-American alcohol addiction research from the 1950s to the present day.”