Brian Anderson

Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Fellow in the Humanities

20052006 Forum on Word and Image

Brian Anderson

Biochemistry & Biological Basis of Behavior

College '07

Entheogenic Visions: The Sacred Union of Word & Image

What can the psychedelic brew ayahuasca tell us about the anthropology of consciousness? How does the sacramental use of this drug affect a person’s cognition? In the future, Brian hopes to develop psychoactive drugs that will improve people’s quality of life.