S3: Ep5 - Rotem Petranker talks about the psychedelic renaissance and the importance of open science
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Rotem has a Bsc in psychology from the University of Toronto and a MA in social psychology from York University. He is currently a PhD student in York's clinical psychology program. His main research interest is affect regulation, and the way it interacts with sustained attention, mind wandering, and creativity.
Rotem co-founded the Psychedelic Studies Research Program at the University of Toronto and the Canadian Centre for Psychedelic Science, and is a pioneer in the study of microdosing psychedelics using modern rigorous research methods. He feels strongly that the principles of Open Science are necessary in order to do good research, and is currently in the process of starting the first lab study of microdosing in Canada.
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