On Being Stoned: A Psychological Study of Marijuana Intoxication

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On Being Stoned by Charles T. Tart, world famous authority on altered states of consciousness, describes the results of a landmark study of 150 experienced marijuana users. What do they actually feel vs. propaganda about marijuana? Effects on vision, hearing, touch, social interaction, sexual sensations, space and time perception, thinking processes, spiritual experiences and ESP are among the many topics discussed. This is what can happen in the natural settings people use marijuana in, not the artificial ...
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Overview

On Being Stoned by Charles T. Tart, world famous authority on altered states of consciousness, describes the results of a landmark study of 150 experienced marijuana users. What do they actually feel vs. propaganda about marijuana? Effects on vision, hearing, touch, social interaction, sexual sensations, space and time perception, thinking processes, spiritual experiences and ESP are among the many topics discussed. This is what can happen in the natural settings people use marijuana in, not the artificial conditions of the laboratory.
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Gardner Murphy
A model of systematic scientific work on an urgently important psycho-social problem.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780831400279
  • Publisher: Science & Behavior Books, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/1971

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
A Fable ix
Introduction xiii
A Note to the Non-Scientist Reader xvii
Part I Studying Marijuana Intoxication
1. Marijuana 3
2. The Nature of Drug-Induced States of Consciousness 11
3. Method of the Study 29
4. One Hundred and Fifty Experienced Marijuana Users 39
5. Methods of Analysis 49
Part II Phenomenology of Marijuana Intoxication
6. Vision 59
7. Hearing 71
8. Touch, Temperature, Taste, and Smell 79
9. Space and Time 89
10. Ostensible Paranormal Phenomena (ESP) 99
11. The Body 109
12. Social Interaction 127
13. Sexuality 141
14. Cognitive Processes: Memory 153
15. Cognitive Processes: Thought 163
16. Emotions 181
17. Control 191
18. Identity 207
19. Spiritual Experiences 213
20. Sleep and Dreams 223
21. "Desirable" and "Undesirable" Effects 229
22. Aftereffects 233
23. Miscellaneous Effects 237
Part III Relationships
24. Levels of Intoxication 243
25. Experience in Using Drugs 253
26. Meditation and Growth 261
27. Age, Sex, and Educational Level 265
28. Alcohol and Marijuana 271
29. More Powerful Psychedelics (LSD) and Marijuana 275
30. Factor Analysis: Dimensions of Intoxication 279
31. Summary 285
Appendix A Effects of More Powerful Psychedelic Drugs 297
Appendix B Questionnaire Used in This Study 301
References 323
Index 329
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