Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Psychedelic drug psilocybin tamps down brain’s ego center

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This shows a psychedelic brainPsilocybin reduces activity in the claustrum, an area of the brain believed to contribute to consciousness and sense of self. Researchers say the reduced activity may tie in with the reduced sense of self and ego often associated with psychedelic drug use. The study also reports psilocybin alters the way the claustrum communicates with brain areas involved in attention, decision making, auditory processing, and memory.