Ann Shulgin is a researcher and writer who worked with psychedelics such as MDMA and 2C-B for three years as a lay-therapist while they were still legal. She has unique and valuable insights into the beneficial effects that psychedelics can have in therapeutic contexts and has made herself a spokesperson for those who continue to do such work.
James R. Flynn is Professor Emeritus at the University of Otago (New Zealand), recipient of the University's Gold Medal for Distinguished Career Research. As a psychologist, he is best known for the Flynn Effect, the discovery of massive IQ gains from one generation to another. In 2006, Jim gave the Annual Psychometrics Centre Public Lecture Beyond the Flynn Effect: A solution to all outstanding problems - except enhancing wisdom at Trinity Colllege, Cambridge.