Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: New study suggests psychedelic drugs may reduce criminal behavior

(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) Newly published research suggests that common psychedelic drugs -- such as magic mushrooms, LSD and mescaline (a substance derived from the peyote cactus) -- may reduce criminal offenses.The new study, co-authored by UBC Okanagan's Associate Professor of Psychology Zach Walsh, found that psychedelic drugs are associated with a decreased likelihood of antisocial criminal behavior.