Welcome to the Psychedelic Studies Research Program at UTM!

The Psychedelic Studies Research Program (PSRP) at the University of Toronto Mississauga is dedicated to understanding the effects of microdosing. The researchers at PSRP are a team of experts with varied backgrounds in neuroscience, clinical psychology, creative thinking, psychotherapy, and more. 

The PSRP aims to gain an understanding of the potential benefits and drawbacks of microdosing. It is a multidisciplinary effort that looks at how microdosing can affect creativity 

For more information about our lab and research, please explore this website. If you have any questions, please contact us. 

We are located in Deerfield Hall, Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

News

The Canadian revival of psychedelic drug research

27 Jun 2019 - 9:24am
Link to Thomas Anderson interview

Thomas was interviewed for this piece on psychedelic research, which includes some Canadian research history and the next frontier: microdosing.

Starting the first microdosing experiment

8 Mar 2019 - 1:00pm
Scientist collecting samples

Microdosing is more popular than ever, but we still don’t really understand how it works and what it does. There has been a recent groundswell of journalism on the topic, but there is almost no scientific evidence for the effects of this practice. We are preparing a study that will measure the empirical effects of microdosing. Our design will be a double-blind placebo-controlled crossover washout trial. We aim to have 100 participants in our first study.

The benefits of microdosing

14 Nov 2018 - 12:06pm
Link to Thomas Anderson article

Thomas was interviewed for this piece on psychedelic research, which includes some Canadian research history and the next frontier: microdosing.