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Microdosing and Mental Health

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  • Leichhardt Library
    Piazza Level, The Italian Form, 23 Norton Street, Leichhardt NSW 2040, Australia

Don't miss an insightful conversation between cognitive psychologist Dr Vince Polito and journalist Gemma Conroy as they discuss the emerging trend of microdosing. Explore the potential mental health benefits of taking sub-perceptual doses of psychedelic substance.

About the speakers

Dr Vince Polito is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Psychological Sciences and member of the Biomolecular Discovery Research Centre at Macquarie University. Hie research focuses on developing measures of how our sense of self changes in different contexts, clinical conditions, and altered states of consciousness. In the context of microdosing he is investigating the short- and long-term effects of microdosing on wellbeing, cognition, and agency.

Gemma Conroy is a freelance science journalist whose works has appeared in New Scientist, Australian Popular Science & Scientific American. She has also worked for the ABC as a staff reporter for ABC Science and Nature Index. Her work was featured in The Best Australian Science Writing 2020 anthology.

Location Information

2 hours free parking available in the Forum Carpark located beneath the complex. You can access the carpark from Balmain Road and Norton Street. If using public transport, you can access Norton Street by bus on the following routes - 438, 440, 445