Self-Enhancement and Substance Use

In this lecture, Moritz speaks about the aspects of self-enhancement in drug use. Informed by three different fieldworks, the focus in this lecture lies on the ways in which drug users try to strategically use substances like LSD, nootropics or herbal substances in order to improve areas like cognition, memory or spiritual wellbeing. Combining substances in order to increase the advantages and decrease the side effects is significantly influenced by the use of the web as a source of accumulating and exchanging knowledge.