My grades began to slip as I spent as little time at home as possible due to work and not wanting to be around the stress. I don 't blame my parents, and I know that they were doing the best they could at the time. I think my own immaturity led me to withdraw not be able to cope with the situation and stay focused on what was important. Although I had always imagined going to a 4 year university right out of high school, my low GPA made that nearly impossible. So I decided with my parents that I would go to a community college to raise my grades before transferring. I have seen students who do so well in school come back after summer break and not fully understand what they used to.
Hoffman discovered the drug while trying to synthesize a new drug for the treatment of headaches. He obtained the lysergic acid from the parasitic fungus that grows on rye plants known as ergot. From the lysergic acid, he synthesized the compound LSD. He used the compound to test for its pain killing properties on laboratory animals.
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. A Swiss chemist named Dr. Hoffman discovered the drug while trying to synthesize a new drug for the treatment of headaches.
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. The Psychological Effects of LSD Introduction LSD has always been a center of controversy in American society, often times because peoplehave been miseducated about its effects or exposed to media bias. Its physiological effects onthe brain and body have become more and more apparent in the last few decades when research in neuroscience peaked.