Psychedelic Plants & Transpersonal Ecopsychology

21 April 2016 • English • 00:34:28

Exploring interspecies interactions arising from the use of psychedelic plants this talk considers what can be learned from animism and shamanism in informing both psychology and ecology. Fusing research from parapsychology, transpersonal psychology, ecopsychology, ethnobotany and the investigation of psychedelics a perspective of transpersonal ecopsychology views plant-human interactions as meaningful, potentially transformative and sorely needed given the current rate of manmade species extinction on Earth.

With Dr David Luke

Dr David Luke

David is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Greenwich where he teaches the Psychology of Exceptional Human Experience, and is a guest lecturer at the University of Northampton on the MSc in Transpersonal Psychology and Consciousness Studies. He was President of the Parapsychological Association between 2009-2011 and has published more than 100 academic papers, including four books, at the intersection of transpersonal experiences, anomalous phenomena and altered states of consciousness. He directs the Ecology, Cosmos and Consciousness salon at the Institute of Ecotechnics, and co-founded and co-directs Breaking Convention: Multidisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness.

Release Date 21 April 2016
Duration 00:34:28
Language English
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