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The Spatial Perception Under the Effects of Mescaline

Architecture News - Mar 11, 2010 - 05:38   5868 views

In his book “ The Doors of Perception” (USA, edition 1970), the English writer Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963), explained about his feelings and spatial sensations after swallowing four-tenths of a gram of mescalin –which is contained in the Peyote cactus, among other cactus-, dissolved in half a glass of water. This spring day of 1953, he was willing to be the guinea pig of a researcher; he sat down and waited for the results...