Meeting Your States of Consciousness, Part I: Sleep

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Meeting Your States of Consciousness

Part I: Sleep


What do Theodore Roosevelt, Gautama Buddha, and Garfield the Cat all have in common? What are psychedelics, and how does their effect on the human brain relate to sleep and contemplation? Investigate these questions with us through a three-part series and get acquainted with your different states of consciousness along the way.

I would guess that all of us, as students, have carved away at a novel’s worth of study guides for an exam, or swum through miles of sources to make that perfect project report, and faced that pivotal question at the end of the night: Should I sleep, or stay up all night?