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Altered States: Minds, Drugs and Culture (Wooden Books North America Editions)

Altered States: Minds, Drugs and Culture (Wooden Books North America Editions)

Current price: $8.95
Publication Date: September 15th, 2023
Publisher:
Wooden Books
ISBN:
9781952178252
Pages:
64
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Description

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.