Described by the tabloid press as a “psychedelic Indiana Jones”, David focuses his research on transpersonal experiences, anomalous phenomena and altered states of consciousness, especially via psychedelics.
Few people have explored altered states of mind as much as David. His research led him into an adventure in one of the world’s most fascinating subjects: consciousness. From running clinical drug trials with LSD, to conducting DMT field experiments to observing apparent weather control with Mexican shamans, he is involved in a variety of fascinating activities. He also studied techniques of consciousness alteration from South America to India, from the perspective of scientists, shamans and Shivaites.
David is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Greenwich, where he has been teaching an undergraduate course on the Psychology of Exceptional Human Experience since 2009. These days, you will most likely find him in Sussex connecting with the land and building pirate tree houses. If not there, you will need to wait for him to come back from one of his expeditions exploring exotic trance rituals, psychedelic indigenous tribes or one of his shamanic pilgrimages across mountains and deserts.
Otherworlds: Psychedelics and Exceptional Human Experience