David Jay Brown


David Jay Brown holds a master’s degree in psychobiology from New York University. A former neuroscience researcher at the University of Southern California, he has written for Wired, Discover, and Scientific American, and his news stories have appeared on The Huffington Post and CBS News. A frequent guest editor of the MAPS Bulletin, he is the author of more than a dozen books, including The New Science of Psychedelics, Frontiers of Psychedelic Consciousness, and Dreaming Wide Awake. He lives in Ben Lomond, California.

Books By David Jay Brown

  1. Frontiers of Psychedelic Consciousness

    Frontiers of Psychedelic Consciousness

    By David Jay Brown

    $18.95
    This collection of interviews explores the role of hallucinogens in the evolution of human consciousness. What is revealed is the potential of psychoactives to help us survive as a species, not only through their therapeutic benefits but also by ushering the user onto a path of spiritual evolution.
  2. The New Science of Psychedelics

    The New Science of Psychedelics

    By David Jay Brown

    $18.95
    What does the future hold, and can psychedelics help take us there? David Jay Brown investigates the role of mind-altering drugs in lucid dreaming, time travel, pleasure enhancement, technological innovation, and the survival of consciousness after death. With their ability to ignite the evolution of consciousness, Brown finds that psychedelics have the capability to prepare humanity for a future of enlightened minds.
  3. Dreaming Wide Awake

    Dreaming Wide Awake

    By David Jay Brown

    $19.95
    With development and practice, lucid dreaming can provide a powerful path to greater awareness, heightened creativity and spiritual awakening. Author David Jay Brown draws on his interactions with experts such as Stanley Krippner, Rupert Sheldrake, Terence McKenna, and others to explore the relationship between lucid dreaming, shamanic journeying, visionary plants, and psychedelic drugs.