As aspects of brain processes that happen during a psychedelic experience are studied more and more, one common understanding researchers are discovering is that serotonin receptors, particularly the 5-HT2A receptor, are highly activated. Some researchers have extrapolated that this activity must be the cause of the incredible antidepressant & anxiolytic effects found in trials on classic psychedelics, but is it really that simple? Zeus Tipado contemplates exactly this in a thread🧵:

This thread was copied with permission. Originally tweeted by Zeus Tipado (@Tipado) on 23 September 2021.


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