The draw: getting to do a project using Stanford’s IBM 650 mainframe computer.
The pair chose to try their hand at matchmaking and put together questionnaires for the Happy Families Planning Service.
The students were limited to five or 10 minutes on the mainframe, so they initially were able to run the punch cards for only 10 couples.
How can one or two doses of a psychedelic, coupled with a few sessions of therapy, help such a wide variety of obstinate conditions?
And further, how are psychedelics able to help conditions that years of therapy, and daily consumption of prescription medications with dangerous side effects, consistently fail to treat?
In a world where Match.com, e Harmony and other online dating services are staples of single life, a handful of Stanford alums are pretty sure they did it first.
In 1959, Jim Harvey, ’58, and Phil Fialer, ’60, MS ’64, enrolled in Math 139, Theory and Operation of Computing Machines.
More info & Soundclips Following our inaugural Hallowe’en themed compilation by Demdike Stare’s Sean Canty Finders Keepers has called upon another long standing pillar of our crossed-wire community while also quenching the labels penchant for casual hero worship in the process.
In tandem with the first-ever release of her Help, Help, The Globolinks!
My LSD experience brought back some lost emotions and ability to trust, lots of psychological insights, and a timeless moment when the universe didn't seem like a trap, but like a revelation of utter beauty." Psychedelics' efficacy in treating these painful psychological conditions by addressing the root of the patient's struggle, rather than the symptom, challenges many widely held notions both of mental illness and how to best treat suffering individuals.
For example, addiction treatment often focuses on changing individual's drug-using behaviors, and identifies the substance-abuse as the illness, rather than as a symptom of an underlying psychological struggle.
To mark the first-ever release of Help, Help, The Globolinks! sweatshirts up for grabs exclusively through the Finders Keepers website.
Impossibly rare and highly sought after these white on black sweatshirts were originally handed out in minuscule numbers to Ciani Musica Inc.
Other current MAPS-sponsored studies include evaluating MDMA-assisted therapy as treatment for PTSD, and psilocybin-assisted therapy for nicotine addiction.