By Emília Simão

The popularization and cult-like following of digital track has provoked new relatives among males and machines, artwork and know-how, and smooth shamans and disc jockeys. New applied sciences and multimedia instruments have woke up neo-ritual practices in the course of the emergence of Psychedelic Trance events, evoking tribal stories encouraged by way of a brand new shamanism, mediated by means of high-tech advisor elements.

Exploring Psychedelic Trance and digital Dance tune in glossy Culture investigates the expansive scope of digital track Dance tradition (EMDC), the increase of Psychedelic Trance tradition, and their dating with new electronic systems. Drawing from views in sociology, anthropology, psychology, aesthetics and the humanities, non secular reports, info applied sciences, multimedia conversation, shamanism, and ritualism, this ebook analyzes the impression of latest applied sciences on person and collective behaviors in our on-line world. This leading edge reference resource is perfect to be used by means of academicians, researchers, upper-level scholars, practitioners, and theorists.

Focusing on a number of issues with regards to sub-cultures, human habit, and pop culture, this name good points well timed examine on replacement tradition, digital tune fairs, ethnography, tune and faith, psychedelic medicinal drugs, Psytrance, rave tradition, and trance parties.

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Two-thirds of the psilocybin group rated the experience to be among the most meaningful and spiritual experiences of their entire life, with one-third of the total psilocybin group considering the experience to be the single most significant spiritual experience of their life. In addition there were persisting effects noted on the participants’ life for the psilocybin groups, including an enhanced positive attitude about life and themselves, accompanied by a positive mood changes and positive altruistic social behaviors.

Raves are characterized by the use of marijuana, an exogenous source of cannabinoids, as well as extensive dancing which also stimulates the endocannabinoid system. Endocannabinoids function as neuromodulators with central roles in consciousness, mood, memory, pain and appetite, processes of motor learning, synaptic plasticity and pain suppression. Endocannabinoid systems promote habituation of the stress response through blockage of excessive glucocorticoids secretion, reducing aggression through anxiolytic effects that inhibit excessive arousal.

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