The Check-Up: Magic Mushrooms Make You Feel Younger

New study says the psychedelic drug may work wonders for your personality

First there was the study which found that smoking weed might make you thinner. And now this: a study which found that magic mushrooms—known in the science world as psilocybin—can make a lasting impact on a person’s personality. Remember when you were fresh out of college and all idealistic and excited about the impact you would have on the world? You know, before you became all cynical and, well, realistic? Turns out, using the drugs can actually make you more like your post-college self, open to new ideas and experiences and generally more curious about the world around you. Guess the hippies were on to something after all.

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