“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes." Marcel Proust

American psychiatrist with a private practice in San Francisco and Marin County focused on addictions, Timmen L. Cermak, M.D. tackles some of the questions about what happens when you get high. In his recent book, Marijuana on My Mind: The Science and Mystique of Cannabis, he looks beyond the objective perceptive by examining subjective experiences. 

Cermak uses Micheal Pollan’s quote to describe one part of the experience saying that “cannabis users directly sense a profound shift in the texture of their experience,” in his new post for Psychology Today.

He further explains how this amazing plant helps us not only to relax and slow down but also “intensifies many sensory experiences,” like …

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