How LSD Affects the Brain

Lysergic acid diethylamide appears to interact with serotonin 2A receptors. The psychedelic drug lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is known for its euphoric effects, and for inducing long “trips.” Now, in two studies published last week (one in Current Biology, the other in Cell), scientists have examined how LSD produces such diverse effects and why the drug takes so […]

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