Altered States: Minds, Drugs and Culture

Author(s): Dr Ben Sessa
ISBN13/Barcode: 9781904263852
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What actually happens to you when you drink a cup of coffee?Is chocolate really an aphrodisiac? How do drugs like alcohol and cannabis work? Did psychedelics play a part in human evolution? In this fascinating little book, leading psychopharmacologist Dr. Ben Sessa describes the drugs, legal and illegal, natural and synthesised, from nicotine to endorphins, sugar to antidepressants, that humans all over the world take every day to change their state of mind. "Fascinating"


FINANCIAL TIMES. "Beautiful"


LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS. "Rich and Artful"


THE LANCET. "Genuinely mind-expanding"


FORTEAN TIMES. "Excellent"


NEW SCIENTIST. "Stunning"


NEW YORK TIMES.


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ISBN13/Barcode 9781904263852
ISBN10 1904263852
Author Dr Ben Sessa
Binding Paperback
Date Published 21 Mar 2021
Frequency No
Report Date N/A
Pages 64
Publisher Wooden Books

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