Exploration of how plant, and fungal, psychedelics can help reconnect with nature, reduce burnout, balance out eco-existential dread and depression, give insight into creative problem-solving, ecological issues and design and more.
Dr David Luke is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Greenwich. His research focuses on transpersonal experiences, anomalous phenomena and altered states of consciousness, especially via psychedelics.
Having published more than 100 academic papers in this area, including ten books, most recently ‘Otherworlds: Psychedelics and Exceptional Human Experience’ (2nd ed., 2019). When he is not running clinical drug trials with LSD, conducting DMT field experiments or observing apparent weather control with Mexican shamans, he directs the Ecology, Cosmos and Consciousness salon and is a cofounder and director of Breaking Convention: International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness.
David regularly researches, teaches and writes about ecopsychology, shamanism and psychedelics. He lives in the woods, and talks to trees, and other species.
At Noisily he will be delivering a talk about ‘Nurturing Eco-Consciousness through Plant Medicines’.