Is it true that a marijuana high can lead to profound insights, as many users have reported? In his now classic essay "Mr. X", anonymously published in 1971, even the famous astronomer Carl Sagan claimed that he owed many invaluable insights for his publications to marijuana. The investigation High. Insights on Marijuana  explains in depth the different ways a marijuana high can lead to insights as well as to other mind enhancements, such as the enhancement of episodic memory, pattern recognition, imagination, creativity, introspection, and our ability for empathic understanding of others.

Countless fascinating reports given by marijuana users and cutting-edge research from various areas of knowledge help Marincolo to take our understanding of the marijuana high to a new level. His unusual study is a thoroughly accessible and entertaining interdisciplinary tour de force through the current cognitive sciences, evolutionary psychology, neuropsychology and the philosophy of mind. High. Insights on Marijuana offers a revolutionary new perspective on the mind-enhancing potential of marijuana and takes his readers to a voyage deep into the high mind.

"I'm loving it! Wow. What an amazing, important work! Your book is such a treasure - a unique resource. Such a definitive statement of everything I've been thinking when it comes to marijuana ... I now understand the benefits that Norman Mailer, Carl Sagan, and Richard Feynman got from Marijuana." Jason Silva, filmmaker, gonzo journalist and founding producer/host for Current TV, the Emmy winning cable network started by Al Gore

About Sebastián Marincolo

Sebastián Marincolo, Ph.D studied philosophy at the University of Tübingen, Germany, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His teachers include the renowned philosophers William G. Lycan, Simon Blackburn, Dorit Bar-On and Manfred Frank. He earned his doctoral degree in philosophy with his thesis Alien Minds. Investigating Eliminative Materialism (mentis, Paderborn, 2002). Marincolo has received various research fellowships and grants including a Fulbright grant. He is also one of the editors of “bewusstseinserweiterungen” (“mind expansions”), an issue of the renowned German cultural internetzine parapluie.de. Marincolo worked as a creative director and consultant for the second biggest foundation in Germany and other clients. Currently, he lives in Stuttgart, Germany, and is working as a freelance researcher & writer, creative consultant, and art photographer. 

Visit his personal website www.sebastianmarincolo.de, follow him on his facebook site High. Insights on Marijuana, or follow his new blog with new essays on marijuana here.   

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