About the show

The new MAPS Canada podcast aims to highlight influential scientists, historians, and other eminent researchers at the front lines of the psychedelic renaissance. We’ll explore some of the most central debates in psychedelics literature, dive deep on the early psychedelics research conducted throughout Canada starting in the 1950s, and offer insight on the modern role of psychedelics in the treatment of mental health disorders.

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Episodes

  • #1 - Introduction to MAPS Canada & Psychedelics

    April 19th, 2021  |  23 mins 20 secs

    Welcome to the first episode of the MAPS Canada podcast. This episode introduces listeners to MAPS Canada, it’s mission, goal, and future vision for the safe and beneficial use of psychedelics to treat mental illnesses. This episode also provides an introductory overview of what psychedelics are and how they came to be. You’ll also get a brief history of the role psychedelics have played in early religions, the use of psychedelics in scientific research, and lastly, the neuroscience behind it all. This episode was brought to you by a dedicated team of diverse volunteers with MAPS Canada. The Podcast Committee would like to thank the entire team of researchers and other individuals who helped with promoting the podcast, and lastly, we’d like to thank journalist and historian, Ross Crockford, for his contribution to this episode.

  • #0 - Introducing the MAPS Canada Podcast

    April 15th, 2021  |  3 mins 57 secs

    Whether you're curious about psychedelics, skeptical of their benefits, or even an experienced psychonaut yourself - this podcast will aim to highlight everything you need to know to navigate their role in our society. Hit subscribe! We'll be releasing new episodes every third monday of the month starting on April 19th.