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Can psychedelics aid in creative pursuits? And if they can, how do they help? Creativity and psychedelics have long been a topic of discussion and some research is pointing out how they are intertwined.

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Linked Research Papers about Creativity

Creativity and Psychoactive Substance Use: A Systematic Review

Might Microdosing Psychedelics Be Safe and Beneficial? An Initial Exploration

Spontaneous and deliberate creative cognition during and after psilocybin exposure

Microdosing psychedelics and its effect on creativity: Lessons learned from three double-blind placebo controlled longitudinal trials

Self-blinding citizen science to explore psychedelic microdosing

Exploring the effect of microdosing psychedelics on creativity in an open-label natural setting

Ayahuasca enhances creative divergent thinking while decreasing conventional convergent thinking

Restructuring insight: An integrative review of insight in problem-solving, meditation, psychotherapy, delusions and psychedelics

Effect of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) on reinforcement learning in humans

Positive psychology in the investigation of psychedelics and entactogens: A critical review

Is it time to revisit the role of psychedelic drugs in enhancing human creativity?

Psychedelics and holistic thinking: a tool for science

The Associations of Naturalistic Classic Psychedelic Use, Mystical Experience, and Creative Problem Solving

Microdosing psychedelics: personality, mental health, and creativity differences in microdosers

A Dose of Creativity: An Integrative Review of the Effects of Serotonergic Psychedelics on Creativity

Psychedelics as potential catalysts of scientific creativity and insight

Microevidence for microdosing with psilocybin mushrooms: a double-blind placebo-controlled study of subjective effects, behavior, creativity, perception, cognition, and brain activity

Enhancement of Creative Expression and Entoptic Phenomena as After-Effects of Repeated Ayahuasca Ceremonies

Psychedelics and Creativity: a Review of the Quantitative Literature

Psychedelic Drugs and Creativity

Persisting effects of ayahuasca on empathy, creative thinking, decentering, personality, and well-being

Psychedelic Agents in Creative Problem-Solving: A Pilot Study

Sub-Acute Effects of Psilocybin on Empathy, Creative Thinking, and Subjective Well-Being

LSD and Creativity

LSD and language: Decreased structural connectivity, increased semantic similarity, changed vocabulary in healthy individuals

The Meaning-Enhancing Properties of Psychedelics and Their Mediator Role in Psychedelic Therapy, Spirituality, and Creativity

Updating the dynamic framework of thought: Creativity and psychedelics

Breakdown or Breakthrough? A History of European Research into Drugs and Creativity

Safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and subjective effects of 50, 75, and 100 µg LSD in healthy participants within a novel intervention paradigm: A proof-of-concept study

Cannabis and Ecstasy/MDMA: Empirical measures of creativity in recreational users

Self-Reported Drug Use and Creativity: (Re)Establishing Layperson Myths

Jekyll and Hyde Revisited: Paradoxes in the Appreciation of Drug Experiences and Their Effects on Creativity

Out of the box: A psychedelic model to study the creative mind

LSD and creativity: Increased novelty and symbolic thinking, decreased utility and convergent thinking

Turn On, Tune In, Drop In: Psychedelics, Creativity and Entrepreneurship

Sub-acute and long-term effects of ayahuasca on affect and cognitive thinking style and their association with ego dissolution

Linkages between Psychedelics and Meditation in a Population-Based Sample in the United States