How to Change Your Mind: Michael Pollan in conversation with Dacher Keltner on the new science of psychedelics

Special Event | March 5 | 5-6 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library, 101 Doe Library

 Michael Pollan, professor of journalism, UC Berkeley; Dacher Keltner, professor of psychology, UC Berkeley


In his latest book, How to Change Your Mind, Michael Pollan turns his focus to psychedelics — LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, and the like — exploring their history, use, and potential to help people not only transcend, but also treat conditions from addiction to anxiety. Pollan will join Dacher Keltner, a professor of psychology at UC Berkeley and founder of the Greater Good Science Center, for a conversation about the book. Copies will be available to purchase from Pegasus Books. The event is free. Registration is necessary to be assured of a seat.

 The Library attempts to offer programs in accessible, barrier-free settings. If you think you may require disability-related accommodations, please contact the event sponsor, Susan Edwards (510-643-6224,


  Register online by March 4