Psychedelic Information Theory

Shamanism in the Age of Reason

Bibliography and References


Akers B; 'The Sacred Mushrooms of Mexico: Assorted Texts'. University Press of America, October 10, 2006.

Beyer, SV; 'Singing to the Plants: A Guide to Mestizo Shamanism in the Upper Amazon'. University of New Mexico Press (October 31, 2009)

Cooper JR, Bloom FE, Roth RH; 'The Biochemical Basis of Neuropharmacology'. Oxford University Press, NY, 7th ed., 1996.

Grinspoon L, Bakalar JB; 'Psychedelic Drugs Reconsidered'. The Lindesmith Center, 1997.

Grof, S; 'LSD Psychotherapy'. MAPS, 3rd Edition, 2001.

Hayes, Charles; 'Tripping: an anthology of true-life psychedelic adventures'. Penguin Compass, New York, 2000.

Hobson, J. Allan; 'The Dream Drugstore: Chemically Altered States of Consciousness'. MIT Press, 2001.

Hofstadter DR; 'I am a Strange Loop'. Basic Books, March 26, 2007.

Huxley A; 'The Doors of Perception'. Harper and Row, 1954

LeDoux, Joseph; 'The Emotional Brain'. Simon & Schuster, NY, 1996.

LeDoux, Joseph; 'Synaptic Self'. Viking Penguin, NY, 2002.

Letcher A; 'Shroom: A Cultural History of the Magic Mushroom'. Faber, Great Britain, 2006.

Lilly, John C.; 'Programming and Metaprogramming in the Human Biocomputer'. Communication Research Institute, 1968.

McKenna T; 'The Invisible Landscape'. Harper, San Francisco, 1993.

Mullis, Kary; 'Dancing Naked in the Mind Field'. Vintage, NY, 2000.

Oroc J; 'Tryptamine Palace'. Park Street Press, Vermont. 2009.

Rabinow, Paul; 'Making PCR: a story of biotechnology'. University of Chicago Press, 1996

Ruck C, Hofmann A, Wasson GR, et al.; 'The Road To Eleusis: Unveiling the Secret of the Mysteries'. William Dailey Antiquarian Books, 2004.

Russell D; 'Drug War: Covert Money, Power & Policy'. Dan Russell, 1999-2000.

Schultes, Hofmann; 'Plants of the Gods'. Healing Arts Press, Vermont, 1992.

Sheldrake R; 'A New Science of Life: The Hypothosis of Morphic Resonance'. Park Street Press, Vermont. 1995.

Shulgin A; 'TiHKAL: The Continuation'. Transform Press, Berkeley, 1997.

Shulgin A; 'PiHKAL: A Chemical Love Story'. Transform Press, Berkeley, 1991.

Snyder S; 'Drugs and The Brain'. Scientific American Books, 1986

Stafford, Peter; 'Psychedelics Encyclopedia'. Ronin Publishing, Third Edition. 1992.

Stevens J; 'Storming Heaven: LSD and the American Dream'. Grove Press, 1998.

Stolaraff, M; 'The Secret Chief: Conversations With a Pioneer of the Underground Psychedelic Therapy Movement '. MAPS, October 1997.

Strassman, Rick; 'DMT: The Spirit Molecule'. Park Street Press, Vermont. 2001.

Strogatz SH; 'Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos'. Perseus Publishing, Cambridge MA, 1994.

Tindall R; 'The Jaguar That Roams the Mind'. Park Street Press, Vermont, 2008.

Wolfe, Tom; 'The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test'. Bantam, 1999.

Zoe 7; 'Into The Void'. Worldwide Media, 2001.


Abraham HD, Duffy FH; 'EEG coherence in post-LSD visual hallucinations'. Psychiatry Res. 2001 Oct 1;107(3):151-63.

Aghajanian GK, Marek GJ; 'Serotonin Induces Excitatory Postsynaptic Potentials in Apical Dendrites of Neocortical Pyramidal Cells '. Neuropharmacology Volume 36, Issues 4-5, 5 April 1997, Pages 589-599

Aghajanian GK, Marek GJ; 'Seratonin and Hallucinogens'. Neuropsychopharmacology. 1999 Aug;21(2 Suppl):16S-23S.

Aghajanian GK, Marek GJ; 'Serotonin, via 5-HT2A receptors, increases EPSCs in layer V pyramidal cells of prefrontal cortex by an asynchronous mode of glutamate release'. Brain Research Volume 825, Issues 1-2, 17 April 1999, Pages 161-171

Arnett AM; 'Jimson Weed (Datura stramonium) Poisoning'. Clinical Toxicology Review Dec 1995, Vol 18 (No 3)

Azmitia EC; 'Serotonin and brain: evolution, neuroplasticity, and homeostasis'. Int Rev Neurobiol. 2007;77:31-56.

Bach M; 'Wagon-wheel effect'. From Michael’s Optical Illusions & Visual Phenomena. Internet Reference, 2010.

Beer AL, Heckel AH, Greenlee MW; 'A Motion Illusion Reveals Mechanisms of Perceptual Stabilization'. PLoS ONE 3(7): e2741. 2008. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002741

Behrendt RP; 'Hallucinations: synchronisation of thalamocortical gamma oscillations underconstrained by sensory input'. Conscious Cogn. 2003 Sep;12(3):413-51.

Belcheva MM, et al.; 'μ and κ Opioid Receptors Activate ERK/MAPK via Different Protein Kinase C Isoforms and Secondary Messengers in Astrocytes'. J Biol Chem. 2005 July 29; 280(30): 27662–27669.

Bennett-Clarke CA, Chiaia NL, Rhoades RW; 'Thalamocortical afferents in rat transiently express high-affinity serotonin uptake sites'. Brain Research Volume 733, Issue 2, 16 September 1996, Pages 301-306

Berkeley, Bacon; '42nd Street'. Warner Home Video, 1933.

Bohn LM; 'Mitogenic Signaling via Endogenous κ-Opioid Receptors in C6 Glioma Cells: Evidence for the Involvement of Protein Kinase C and the Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Signaling Cascade'. J Neurochem. 2000 February; 74(2): 564–573.

Bokkon I, Kirby M, D’Angiulli A; 'TMS, phosphenes and visual mental imagery: A mini-review and a theoretical framework'. Symposium on Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Neuroimaging in Cognition and Behaviour Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 25 September 2008.

Bonta IL; 'Schizophrenia, dissociative anaesthesia and near-death experience; three events meeting at the NMDA receptor'. Med Hypotheses. 2004;62(1):23-8.

Boveroux P, Bonhomme V, Boly M, Vanhaudenhuyse A, Maquet P, Laureys S.; 'Brain function in physiologically, pharmacologically, and pathologically altered states of consciousness'. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2008 Summer;46(3):131-46.

Bressloff PC, Cowan JD, Golubitsky M, Thomas PJ, Wiener MC; 'Geometric visual hallucinations, Euclidean symmetry and the functional architecture of striate cortex'. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2001 Mar 29;356(1407):299-330.

Bressloff, Cowan, Golubitsky, Thomas, Wiener; 'What Geometric Visual Hallucinations Tell Us about the Visual Cortex'. Neural Computation 14 (2002) 473–491.

Brown University; 'Scientists explain inception of perception in the brain'. Physorg, March 5, 2007.

Bruchas MR, et al.; 'Kappa Opioid Receptor Activation of p38 MAPK Is GRK3- and Arrestin-dependent in Neurons and Astrocytes'. June 30, 2006 The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 281, 18081-18089.

Buchsbaum MS, Someya T, et al.; 'PET and MRI of the thalamus in never-medicated patients with schizophrenia'. Am J Psychiatry 1996; 153:191-199

Buckman, J; 'Brainwashing, LSD, and CIA: Historical and Ethical Perspective '. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, Vol. 23, No. 1, 8-19 (1977)

Burnet PW, Eastwood SL, Lacey K, Harrison PJ; 'The distribution of 5-HT1A and 5-HT2A receptor mRNA in human brain'. Brain Res. 1995 Apr 3;676(1):157-68.

Busch N, Dubois J, VanRullen R; 'The Phase of Ongoing EEG Oscillations Predicts Visual Perception'. The Journal of Neuroscience, June 17, 2009, 29(24):7869-7876; doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0113-09.2009

Butters, Nelson; 'The effect of LSD-25 on spatial and stimulus perseverative tendencies in rats'. Psychopharmacology, Volume 8, Number 6 / November, 1966

Cerrito E, et al.; '5HT2-receptors and serotonin release: Their role in human platelet aggregation'. Life Sciences Volume 53, Issue 3, 1993, Pages 209-215

Charing HG; 'Communion with the Infinite: The visual music of the Shipibo people of the Amazon'. SH, Winter 2005

Chizhevsky VN, Corbalan R; 'Multistability in a driven nonlinear system controlled by weak subharmonic perturbations'. phycon, vol. 2, pp.396-402, 2003 International Conference on Physics and Control - Volume 2 (PHYCON'03), 2003

Cho RY, Konecky RO, Carter CS; 'Impairments in frontal cortical gamma synchrony and cognitive control in schizophrenia'. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Dec 26;103(52):19878-83. Epub 2006 Dec 14.

Christiansen A, Baum R, Witt P; 'Changes In Spider Webs Brought About By Mescaline, Psilocybin And An Increase In Body Weight'. JPET April 1962 vol.136 no.1 31-37.

Cochen V, Arnulf I, Demeret S, et al.; 'Vivid dreams, hallucinations, psychosis and REM sleep in Guillain-Barré syndrome'. Brain, ISSN 0006-8950. 2005, vol. 128 (11), pp. 2535-2545.

Colgin, Laura Lee, et al.; 'Frequency of gamma oscillations routes flow of information in the hippocampus'. Nature 462, 353-357 (19 November 2009); doi:10.1038/nature08573

Connely B; 'Neuropharmacology of Hallucinogens : a brief introduction '. Erowid.org, Internet Reference, 2004.

Connors, Cruikshank; 'Bypassing interneurons: inhibition in neocortex'. Nature Neuroscience 10, 808 - 810 (2007) doi:10.1038/nn0707-808

Coren, S; 'Sleep Deprivation, Psychosis and Mental Efficiency '. Psychiatric Times. Vol. 15 No. 3, 1998.

Corlett PR, Frith CD, Fletcher PC; 'From drugs to deprivation: a Bayesian framework for understanding models of psychosis'. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2009 November; 206(4): 515–530.

Davis M, Walters JK; 'Psilocybin: biphasic dose-response effects on the acoustic startle reflex in the rat'. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 1977 Apr;6(4):427-31.

Deering MF; 'Limits of Human Vision'. Sun Microsystems Internal, 1998

Deschenes M, Bourassa J, Pinault, D ; 'Corticothalamic projections from layer V cells in rat are collaterals of long-range corticofugal axons'. Brain-Res. 1994 Nov 21; 664(1-2): 215-9

Dobelle WH, Mladejovsky HG; 'Phosphenes produced by electrical stimulation of human occipital cortex, and their application to the development of a prosthesis for the blind'. J Physiol. 1974 December; 243(2): 553–576.1.

Doblin, R; 'Pahnke's 'Good Friday Experiment' A Long-Term Follow-Up And Methodological Critique'. The Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 1991, Vol. 23, No. 1.

Douglas RJ, et al.; 'Recurrent Excitation in Neocortical Circuits'. Science 269-5226 (1995) 981-985.

Eagleman D, Pariyadath V; 'Is subjective duration a signature of coding efficiency?'. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 12 July 2009 vol. 364 no. 1525 1841-1851; doi: 10.1098/rstb.2009.0026

Ermentrout, Bard; 'Dynamical consequences of fast-rising, slow-decaying synapses in neuronal networks'. Neural Computation 15-11 (2003) 2483 - 2522.

Ermentrout, Cowen; 'A mathematical theory of visual hallucination patterns'. Biological Cybernetics 34-3 (1979) 137-150.

Erowid.org; 'Erowid Experience Vaults'. Internet Reference, 2010

Erowid.org; 'Peyote Legal Status'. Internet Reference, 2010

Erowid.org; 'UDV Wins Supreme Court Decision on Preliminary Injunction Allowing the use of their ayahuasca / hoasca tea'. Internet Reference, 2010

Erowid.org; 'Erowid Library/Bookstore'. Online reference of hundreds of books on psychoactive substances.

Eysel, U. T, Wörgötter, Pape; 'Local cortical lesions abolish lateral inhibition at direction selective cells in cat visual cortex'. Experimental Brain Research, Volume 68, Number 3 / November, 1987

Field DJ; 'Wavelets, vision and the statistics of natural scenes'. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. A 1 September 1999 vol. 357 no. 1760 2527-2542

Fischer M; 'Whale song art: dolphin calls turned into kaleidoscopic patterns using wavelets'. Telegraph.co.uk, November 2009.

Fischer R, Hill R, Thatcher K, Scheib J.; 'Psilocybin-induced contraction of nearby visual space'. Agents Actions. 1970 Aug;1(4):190-7.

Fischer R, Hill RM, Warshay D; 'Effects of psychodysleptic drug psilocybin on visual perception. Changes in brightness preference.'. Experientia. 1969 Feb 15;25(2):166-9.

Forutan F, Estalji S, Beu M, et al.; 'Distribution of 5HT2A receptors in the human brain: comparison of data in vivo and post mortem'. Nuklearmedizin. 2002;41(4):197-201.

Fox, Douglas; 'Timewarp: How your brain creates the fourth dimension '. New Scientist, Issue 2731, 21 October 2009.

Freiberger M; 'Uncoiling the spiral: Maths and hallucinations'. Plus Magazine, 2010

Gao, Krimer, Goldman-Rakic; 'Presynaptic regulation of recurrent excitation by D1 receptors in prefrontal circuits '. PNAS 98-1, 295-300, 2001.

Geyer MA, Vollenweider FX; 'Serotonin research: contributions to understanding psychoses'. Trends Pharmacol Sci. 2008 Sep;29(9):445-53.

Glennon RA, Titeler M, McKenney JD; 'Evidence for 5-HT2 involvement in the mechanism of action of hallucinogenic agents'. Life Sci. 1984 Dec 17;35(25):2505-11

Gokalp, G; 'Sleep and Dreams'. Internet Reference, 1999

Gresch PJ, Smith RL, Barrett RJ, Sanders-Bush E.; 'Behavioral tolerance to lysergic acid diethylamide is associated with reduced serotonin-2A receptor signaling in rat cortex.'. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2005 Sep;30(9):1693-702.

Griffiths RR, Richards WA, et al.; 'Mystical-type experiences occasioned by psilocybin mediate the attribution of personal meaning and spiritual significance 14 months later'. Journal of Psychopharmacology, Vol. 22, No. 6, 621-632 (2008)

Griffiths, R.R.; 'Psilocybin can occasion mystical-type experiences having substantial and sustained personal meaning and spiritual significance'. Psychopharmacology (2006) 187:268–283

Gur, Kagan, Snodderly; 'Orientation and Direction Selectivity of Neurons in V1 of Alert Monkeys: Functional Relationships and Laminar Distributions '. Cerebral Cortex 15(8):1207-1221, 2005.

Gutkin, Pinto, Ermentrout; 'Mathematical Neuroscience: From Neurons to Circuits to Systems'. Journal of Physiology - Paris 97 (2003) 209–219.

Harner MJ; 'Common Themes in South American Indian Yage Experiences'. Internet Reference, 2010.

Hasler F, Grimberg U, Benz M, Huber T, Vollenweider F; 'Acute psychological and physiological effects of psilocybin in healthy humans: a double-blind, placebo-controlled dose-effect study'. Psychopharmacology, Volume 172, Number 2 / March, 2004

HHS/SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies; 'Ecstasy, Other Club Drugs, & Other Hallucinogens'. Internet Reference, 2008.

Hill RM, Fischer R; 'Interpretation of visual space under drug-induced ergotropic and trophotropic arousal'. Agents Actions. 1971 Nov;2(3):122-30.

Hobson JA, Stickgold R, Pace-Schott EF; 'The neuropsychology of REM sleep dreaming'. NeuroReport: 16 February 1998 - Volume 9 - Issue 3 - p R1-R14

Hoffmann, E; 'Effects of a Psychedelic, Tropical Tea, Ayahuasca, on the Electroencephalographic (EEG) Activity of the Human Brain during a Shamanistic Ritual'. MAPS Spring (2001) 25-30.

Itil TM; 'Anticholinergic drug-induced sleep-like EEG pattern in man'. Psychopharmacologia. 1969;14(5):383-93.

Jakab RL, Goldman-Rakic PS; '5-Hydroxytryptamine2A serotonin receptors in the primate cerebral cortex: Possible site of action of hallucinogenic and antipsychotic drugs in pyramidal cell apical dendrites'. PNAS January 20, 1998 vol. 95 no. 2 735-740

Jarvik M, Chorover S; 'Impairment by lysergic acid diethylamide of accuracy in performance of a delayed alternation test in monkeys'. Psychopharmacology, Volume 1, Number 3 / May, 1960

Jones EG; 'Thalamic circuitry and thalamocortical synchrony'. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2002 Dec 29;357(1428):1659-73.

Judd LL, McAdams L, Budnick B, Braff DL ; 'Sensory gating deficits in schizophrenia: new results'. Am J Psychiatry 1992; 149:488-493

Kass L, Hartline PH, Adolph AR ; 'Presynaptic uptake blockade hypothesis for LSD action at the lateral inhibitory synapse in Limulus'. The Journal of General Physiology, Vol 82, 245-267

Kent JL; 'Deconstructing the Vision'. Tripzine.com, Internet Reference, 2004

Kent JL; 'Psychedelic Information Theory: Alpha Edition'. Tripzine.com, Internet Reference, 2004

Kent JL; 'Signal Theory Overview'. Tripzine.com, Internet Reference, 2006

Kent JL; 'Signal Theory Poster'. Tripzine.com, Internet Reference, 2006

Kent JL; 'Selective 5-HT2A agonist hallucinogens: A review of pharmacological interaction and corollary perceptual effects'. Tripzine.com, Internet Reference, 2008

Kent JL, Heinrich C; 'Elves, Entheogens, and the Death of Religion'. Tripzine.com, Internet Reference, 2004

Kent JL, Pickover C; 'The Case Against DMT Elves'. Tripzine.com, Internet Reference, 2004

Kittenis M., Caryl PG, Stevens P; 'Distant psychophysiological interaction effects between related and unrelated participants'. Association 47th Annual Convention: Proceedings of Presented Papers, Vienna (67-76), 2004.

Knoll M, Kuglerb J, et al.; 'Effects of Chemical Stimulation of Electrically-Induced Phosphenes on their Bandwidth, Shape, Number and Intensity'. Sterotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Vol. 23, No. 3, 1963

LaBerge SP; 'Substances that Enhance Recall and Lucidity During Dreaming'. Patent Application number: 10/604,138; Publication number: US 2004/0266659 A1; Filing date: Jun 27, 2003

Levitated.net; 'Artifacts of Computation'. Internet Reference

Luke D; 'Psi-verts and Psychic Piracy: The Future of Parapsychology?'. Reality Sandwich, Internet Reference, 7-6-09.

Lumer ED, Edelman GM, Tononi G; 'Neural dynamics in a model of the thalamocortical system. II. The role of neural synchrony tested through perturbations of spike timing'. Cereb Cortex. 1997 Apr-May;7(3):228-36.

Mallat S; 'Wavelets for a vision'. Proceedings Of The IEEE, Vol. 84, No. 4, April 1996

Marc Wittmann, et al; 'Effects of psilocybin on time perception and temporal control of behaviour in humans'. 2007;21:50.

Mason OJ, Brady F; 'The psychotomimetic effects of short-term sensory deprivation'. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2009 Oct;197(10):783-5.

McLean TH, Parrish JC, Braden MR, Marona-Lewicka D, Gallardo-Godoy A, Nichols DE; '1-Aminomethylbenzocycloalkanes: conformationally-restricted hallucinogenic phen­ethylamine analogues as functionally-selective 5 HT2A receptor agonists'. J Med Chem. 2006 Sep 21;49(19):5794-803.

Meador KJ, et al.; 'Gamma coherence and conscious perception'. Neurology 2002;59:847-854.

Melechi A; 'Seeing Stars: The Shifting Geometry of Phosphenes'. Trip Magazine, issue 10, 26-27, 2004.

Meredith MA, Stein BE; 'Visual, auditory, and somatosensory convergence on cells in superior colliculus results in multisensory integration'. J Neurophysiol 56: 640-662, 1986;

Mishlove, Jeffery; 'Interview with Francis Crick'. Transcript from Thinking Allowed, Conversations On the Leading Edge of Knowledge and Discovery

Munglani R, Jones JG; 'Sleep and General Anesthesia as Altered States of Consciousness'. Journal of Psychopharmacology 6:399-409, 1992.

Nichols CD, Sanders-Bush E; 'A Single Dose of Lysergic Acid Diethylamide Influences Gene Expression Patterns within the Mammalian Brain'. Neuropsychopharmacology (2002) 26 634-642

Nichols DE; 'Hallucinogens'. Pharmacology & Therapeutics Volume 101, Issue 2, February 2004, Pages 131-181

Nicholson PT, Firnhaber RP; 'Autohypnotic Induction of Sleep Rhythms Generates Visions of Light with Form-constant Patterns'. Independent White Paper

Olivia Carter, et al.; 'Using psilocybin to investigate the relationship between attention, working memory and the serotonin 5-HT1A and 5-HT2A receptors'. Volume 5, Number 8, Abstract 683, Page 683a, doi:10.1167/5.8.683, ISSN 1534-7362

Olivia Carter, et al.; 'Psilocybin slows binocular rivalry switching through serotonin modulation'. Volume 6, Number 6, Abstract 43, Page 43a doi:10.1167/6.6.43 ISSN 1534-7362

Pantone, DJ; 'The Shipibo Indians: Masters of Ayahuasca'. Internet Reference, 2006.

Payne JD, Nadel L.; 'Sleep, dreams, and memory consolidation: the role of the stress hormone cortisol'. Learn Mem. 2004 Nov-Dec;11(6):671-8.

Pettifor, Eric; 'Altered States: The Origin of Art in Entoptic Phenomena'. Internet Reference, 1996.

Pickover C; 'DMT, Moses, and the Quest for Transcendence'. Reality Carnival, "Sex, Drugs, Einstein, and Elves", 2004.

Pinna, Baingio; 'Pinna Illusion'. Scholarpedia, 4(2):6656, 2009.

Pinto, Ermentrout; 'Spatially Structured Activity In Synaptically Coupled Neuronal Networks: I. Traveling Fronts And Pulses'. SIAM J. Appl. Math 62-1 (2001) 226-243.

Pompeiano M, Palacios JM, Mengod G.; 'Distribution of the serotonin 5-HT2 receptor family mRNAs: comparison between 5-HT2A and 5-HT2C receptors'. Brain Res Mol Brain Res. 1994 Apr;23(1-2):163-78.

Prudence, Paul; 'Chaotic fingerprints and space-time labyrinths'. Internet Reference, 2005.

Pöppel, Ernst; 'Pre-semantically defined temporal windows for cognitive processing'. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 12 July 2009 vol. 364 no. 1525 1887-1896; doi: 10.1098/rstb.2009.0015

Rampe, Jason; 'Softology - Video Feedback'. Internet Reference.

Ray TS; 'Psychedelics and the Human Receptorome'. PLoS One. 2010; 5(2): e9019.

Rees, Alun; 'Nobel Prize genius Crick was high on LSD when he discovered the secret of life'. Mail on Sunday, 8 August 2004.

Riba J, Anderer P, et al.; 'Topographic pharmaco-EEG mapping of the effects of the South American psychoactive beverage ayahuasca in healthy volunteers'. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2002 June; 53(6): 613–628. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2125.2002.01609.x.

Riba J, Anderer P, et al.; 'Effects of the South American Psychoactive Beverage Ayahuasca on Regional Brain Electrical Activity in Humans: A Functional Neuroimaging Study'. Neuropsychobiology 2004;50:89-101 (DOI: 10.1159/000077946)

Richards TL, Kozak L, Johnson C, Standish LJ; 'Replicable functional magnetic resonance imaging evidence of correlated brain signals between physically isolated subjects.'. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 11, 955-963.

Robert E. Miller II, Col, USAF, (RET) and Thomas J. Tredici, Col, USAF, (RET); 'The Eye and Night Vision'. USAF Special Report, AL-SR-1992-0002, 'Night Vision Manual for the Flight Surgeon'

Rose D, Horn G; 'Effects of LSD on the responses of single units in cat visual cortex'. Experimental Brain Research, Volume 27, Number 1 / January, 1977

Sabolek HR, Penley SC, et al.; 'Theta and gamma coherence along the septotemporal axis of the hippocampus'. J Neurophysiol. 2009 Mar;101(3):1192-200.

Sadzot B, Baraban JM, et al.; 'Hallucinogenic drug interactions at human brain 5-HT2 receptors: implications for treating LSD-induced hallucinogenesis'. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 1989;98(4):495-9

Sattelkau, Tim; 'An Interview with Dave Nichols'. Trip Magazine, Vol 5., Spring 2000, p 42.

Scienceblog.com; 'Does time dilate during a threatening situation?'. Internet Reference, January 23, 2010.

Shao Z, Burkhalter A; 'Role of GABAB receptor-mediated inhibition in reciprocal interareal pathways of rat visual cortex'. J Neurophysiol. 1999 Mar;81(3):1014-24.

Shema R, Sacktor TC, Dudai Y; 'Rapid erasure of long-term memory associations in the cortex by an inhibitor of PKM zeta'. Science. 2007 Aug 17;317(5840):951-3.

Siegel, JM; 'The stuff dreams are made of: anatomical substrates of REM sleep'. Nature Neuroscience, V9.6, p721, 06/2006

Sipes TE, Geyer MA; 'DOI disrupts prepulse inhibition of startle in rats via 5-HT2A receptors in the ventral pallidum.'. Brain Res. 1997 Jun 27;761(1):97-104.

Spratling, M. W. ; 'Cortical Region Interactions and the Functional Role of Apical Dendrites'. Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Reviews 1-3 (2002) 219-228.

Stickgold R, Hobson JA, Fosse R, Fosse M; 'Sleep, learning, and dreams: off-line memory reprocessing'. Science. 2001 Nov 2;294(5544):1052-7.

Stuckey DE, Lawson R, Luna LE; 'EEG gamma coherence and other correlates of subjective reports during ayahuasca experiences'. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2005 Jun;37(2):163-78.

Swaminathan, Nikhil; 'How Hallucinogens Play Their Mind-Bending Games'. Scientific American, January 31, 2007

Tao, Cai, McLaughlin, Shelley, Shapley; 'Orientation selectivity in visual cortex by fluctuation-controlled criticality'. PNAS 103-34, 12911–12916, 206.

Taylor RP, Sprott JC.; 'Biophilic fractals and the visual journey of organic screen-savers'. Nonlinear Dynamics Psychol Life Sci. 2008 Jan;12(1):117-29.

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU); 'How the Brain Filters out Distracting Thoughts to Focus on a Single Bit of Information'. ScienceDaily 23 November 2009.

Trulson M, Howell G; 'Ontogeny of the behavioral effects of lysergic acid diethylamide in cats'. Developmental Psychobiology Volume 17 Issue 4, Pages 329 - 346

Urban JD, et al.; 'Functional selectivity and classical concepts of quantitative pharmacology'. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2007 Jan;320(1):1-13. Epub 2006 Jun 27.

Vadim Gerasimov; 'Information Processing in Human Body'. Based on final project for MIT Class MAS 862, 1998-2006.

VanRullen R, Pascual-Leone A, Battelli L; 'The Continuous Wagon Wheel Illusion and the ‘When’ Pathway of the Right Parietal Lobe: A Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Study'. PLoS ONE 3(8): e2911. August 6, 2008.

VanRullen, Rufin; 'The continuous Wagon Wheel Illusion is object-based'. Vision Research Volume 46, Issue 24, November 2006, Pages 4091-4095.

Vollenweider FX, Geyer MA; 'A systems model of altered consciousness: integrating natural and drug-induced psychoses'. Brain Res Bull. 2001 Nov 15;56(5):495-507.

Wasson RG; 'Seeking the Magic Mushroom'. Life Magazine, May 13, 1957, p100.

Watts SW; 'Activation of the mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway via the 5-HT2A receptor'. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1998 Dec 15;861:162-8.

WikiPedia.org; 'Interference (wave propagation)'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Chaos Magic'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Mitogen-activated protein kinase'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Space-filling Curves'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; '5-HT2A Receptor'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Protein kinase C'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Nonlinear System'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Stockholm Syndrome'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Distributed Cognition'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Electroencephalography'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Subliminal stimuli'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Wagon wheel effect'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Working memory'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Retina'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Grid illusion'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Kalachakra'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Watchmaker analogy'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Hermeticism'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Visible spectrum'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Control Theory'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Entrainment (Physics)'. Internet Reference, 2009.

WikiPedia.org; 'ADSR envelope'. Internet Reference, 2009.

WikiPedia.org; 'Neuron'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Symbionese Liberation Army'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Aum Shinrikyo'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Project MKULTRA'. Internet Reference, 2010.

WikiPedia.org; 'Peripheral drift illusion'. Internet Reference, 2008.

Williams JD, Dowson TA, et al. ; 'The Signs of All Times: Entoptic Phenomena in Upper Palaeolithic Art'. Current Anthropology, Vol. 29, No. 2 (Apr., 1988), pp. 201-245

Wolfram Math; 'Peano Curves'. Internet Reference, 2010.

Wolfram Math; 'Hilbert and Moore Fractal Curves'. Internet Reference, 2010.

Wolfram Math; 'Wunderlich Curves'. Internet Reference, 2010.

Yu B, et al.; 'Serotonin 5-Hydroxytryptamine2A Receptor Activation Suppresses Tumor Necrosis Factor-α-Induced Inflammation with Extraordinary Potency'. JPET November 2008 vol. 327 no. 2 316-323

Yu Jiang; 'Trajectory selection in multistable systems using periodic drivings '. Volume 264, Issue 1, 13 December 1999, Pages 22-29