Professor Emeritus of Educational Psychology in the Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations at Northern Illinois University

Horizons: Perspectives on Psychedelics is an annual forum that examines the role of psychedelics in science, healing, culture and spirituality. Website: HorizonsNYC.org
In recent years, a growing community of scientists, doctors, artists, activists, seekers and scholars have orchestrated a renaissance in psychedelic thought and practice.
Horizons brings together the brightest minds and the boldest voices of this movement to share their research, insights and dreams for the future. WEBSITE: HorizonsNYC.org

ABSTRACT: While psychedelics' benefits in psychotherapy and the arts are well known, we will sample their even vaster implications for consilience, cognitive enhancement and intelligence, experimental religious studies and philosophy, and the liberal arts and sciences.

BIOGRAPHY: Dr. Roberts’s psychedelic scholarship includes: in education Psychedelic Horizons (2006), in medicine Psychedelic Medicine (2 vols. 2007), in religion Spiritual Growth with Entheogens (2012), and in the liberal arts The Psychedelic Future of the Mind (2013). Since 1981, he has taught the world’s first psychedelics course listed in a university catalog. He is a founding member of MAPS, a co-founder of the Council on Spiritual Practices, and originated the celebration of Bicycle Day.

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