LEVE

Levente Móró

PhD(cand.)
Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience
Department of Psychology
Faculty of Social Sciences
FI-20014 University of Turku, Finland
Assistentinkatu 7, Publicum building, room 133
http://users.utu.fi/leve/
leve@utu.fi

 

PhD thesis (forthcoming):

"Altered States of Consciousness as Virtual Realities"

Keywords: cognitive neuroscience, consciousness, altered states, dreaming, hypnosis, hallucinations, hallucinogens, psychedelic drugs, novel psychoactive substances, harm reduction

 

2016


DE[Sep]Presentation: "Spirituality and Self-Knowledge of Psychedelic Drug Users" PDF & "Crisis Intervention at Psychedelic Festivals" PDF. Entheo-Science conference @ Berlin, Germany
PT[Aug] Working: Psychedelic harm reduction Team Leader at Kosmicare (Boom Festival, Portugal).
CZ[Jul]Presentation: "Spirituality and Self-Knowledge of Psychedelic Drug Users" PDF. Czech Psychedelic Society event @ Brno, Czech Republic
NL[Jun]Presentation: "Crisis Intervention at Psychedelic Festivals" PDF video (25:00) YOUTUBE (by DrugReporter). [Stichting OPEN] Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research (ICPR) 2016 @ Amsterdam, Netherlands
HU[May] Presentation: "NPS on the Net: Producers, Importers, Dealers, and Consumers" PDF. IV International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances @ Budapest, Hungary
HU[Apr] Presentation: "LSD, varázsgomba, ayahuasca: A pszichedelikus szerek gyógyászati és terápiás lehetőségei" [LSD, magic mushrooms, ayahuasca: Medical and therapeutical potential of psychedelic drugs] (in Hungarian) PDF. Mensa HungarIQa @ Budapest, Hungary
HU[Apr] Interview: "Üssön a szer, hogy elfeledkezzenek a nyomorról" [Let the drug hit, to forget adversities] (in Hungarian) PDF. Heti Világgazdaság (HVG), 2016. április 16. (pp.383-384) @ Budapest, Hungary

2015

HU[Dec] Presentation: "2015 UPSZ-történései & dizájnerdrog-felmérési adatelőzetes [New Psychoactive Substances - happenings in 2015 & survey preliminary data]" (in Hungarian) PDF. Hungarian Drug Focal Point / Early Warning System / New Psychoactive Substances forensic experts meeting @ Budapest, Hungary
HU[Nov] Presentation: "New Psychoactive Substances" @ Tiszta Jövőért Közhasznú Alapítvány, Budapest, Hungary
HU[Nov] Presentation: "Spirituális útkeresés - az énkép változása a DMT, a psy zene, és a közösség tükrében" [Searching for spiritual path - transformation of self-image by DMT, psy music, and community] @ Self Groove jótékony est 02, MÜSZI, Budapest, Hungary
MY[Oct] Presentation: "Online drug user-led harm reduction in Hungary: a review of “Daath”" PDF @ 2015 International Harm Reduction Conference, Parallel 54: "Internet, Unternet and Harm Reduction" @ Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
HU[Oct] Lecture: A pszichedelikumok terápiás lehetőségei [The therapeutic potential of psychedelics]" (in Hungarian) PDF. University of Pécs, Medical School @ Pécs, Hungary
FI[Oct] Presentations: (1) "Psykedeelibileet ja festivaalit: haittojen vähentämisen kenttätyökokemuksia [Psychedelic parties and festivals: harm reduction field experiences]" (in Finnish) PDF & (2) "Muuntohuumeet: Haittojen vähentämisen uusia keinoja [Designer drugs: new measures for harm reduction]" (in Finnish) PDF @ A-klinikkasäätiön Terveysneuvontapäivä 2015, Helsinki, Finland
HR[Aug] Presentation: "Introducing psychedelic harm reduction: The Manual of Psychedelic Support" PDF @ Evolver Lab @ Lost Theory Festival, Deringaj, Gracac, Croatia
UK[Jul] Presentation: "Assessing serious evil: bioethical issues of drug control" PDF video (28:04) YOUTUBE + interview. Breaking Convention 2015 Biennial conference on psychedelic consciousness @ University of Greenwich, London, UK
HU[Jun] Roundtable: "Psychedelics and Spirituality" book launch event of Dr.Csaba Szummer video of roundtable (1:19:52) YOUTUBE (in Hungarian) + video of discussion (39:24) YOUTUBE (in Hungarian) @ RS9, Budapest, Hungary
HU[Jun] Presentation: "A herbál/UPSZ-jelenség keresleti, kínálati és szabályozási oldalai" [Synthetic cannabinoids and New Psychoactive Substances: supply, demand, and regulation] (in Hungarian) PDF. Conference of Hungarian Addiction, Drug Therapy, and Harm Reduction NGOs @ Budapest, Hungary
[Apr] Book chapter: Frecska, E., Móró, L., & Wesselman, H. (2015). The Soul Cluster: Reconsideration of a Millennia-Old Concept. In G. Hancock (Ed.), The Divine Spark: Psychedelics, Consciousness, and the Birth of Civilization (pp. 244-270).
HU[Mar] Lecture: "A pszichedelikumok terápiás lehetőségei [The therapeutic potential of psychedelics]" (in Hungarian) PDF. University of Pécs, Medical School @ Pécs, Hungary
HU[Feb] Presentation: "Pszichedelikus ártalomcsökkentés [Psychedelic harm reduction]" (in Hungarian) PREZI + video (38:01) YOUTUBE. Vírus Pszicho event @ Kolor, Budapest, Hungary
[Jan] Book chapter: Oak, A., Holden, B., Harwood, E., Gonçalves, J., Stagni, K. S. d., Móró, L., Ponté, L., Carmo Carvalho, M., Nielsen, S., & Mishor, Z. (2015). A History of Psychedelic Care Services. In A. Oak, J. Hanna, Kaya, S. Nielsen, Twilight & Z. Mishor (Eds.), The Manual of Psychedelic Support (1st ed., pp. 19-36): Psychedelic Care Publications.

2014

NL[Dec] Presentation: "NPS: The situation in Hungary and harm reduction in Europe" PDF. New Psychoactive Substances in Europe - NPS among Problem Drug Users - Towards Effective and Comprehensive Health Responses in Europe / DPIP project 2nd work meeting / invited NPS expert presentation @ Amsterdam, Netherlands
HU[Dec] Presentation: "A hazai UPSZ-piac a keresleti és kínálati oldalról [Domestic NPS market from demand and supply sides]" (in Hungarian) PDF. Hungarian Drug Focal Point / Early Warning System / New Psychoactive Substances forensic experts meeting @ Budapest, Hungary
FR[Nov] Presentation: "Psychedelic Harm Reduction: DÁT2 Psy Help Team" PDF. NEW Net "NIGHTS2014" workshop @ Paris, France
[Oct] Publication: Móró (2014) Harm reduction of novel psychoactive substance use - [postprint PDF]. In G. R. Potter, M. Wouters & J. Fountain (Eds.), Change and Continuity: researching evolving drug landscapes in Europe (pp. 36-50). Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers. [European Society for Social Drug Research (ESSD) 2014 book]. doi: 10.13140/2.1.1695.9683
PT[Aug] Working: Psychedelic harm reduction Team Leader at Kosmicare (Boom Festival, Portugal).
IT[May] Presentation: "Novel Psychoactive Substances: New Measures for Harm Reduction" PDF. Third International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances @ Rome, Italy.
HU[Mar] Presentation: "UPSZ-ártalomcsökkentés: Piac, Problémák, Praktikák [Novel Psychoactive Drugs: Markets, Problems, Practices]" (in Hungarian) PDF. Conference of Hungarian Addiction, Drug Therapy, and Harm Reduction NGOs @ Budapest, Hungary.

2013

[Oct] Publication: Móró, L., & Rácz, J. (2013). Online Drug User-Led Harm Reduction in Hungary: A Review of "Daath". Harm Reduction Journal, 10(18). doi:10.1186/1477-7517-10-18
IT[Sep] Presentation: "Psychedelic Harm Reduction: Psy Help Manual" (2013) NIGHTS 2013 - Health, Pleasure and Communities conference @ University of Padova, Italy
UK[Jul] Presentation: "Psychedelic Harm Reduction and Beyond: Support Services at Festivals" [abstract PDF] (2013) Breaking Convention 2013 Biennial conference on psychedelic consciousness @ University of Greenwich, London, UK
[Jun] Publication: Móró, L., Simon, K., & Sárosi, P. (2013). Drug use among sex workers in Hungary - [postprint PDF]. Social Science & Medicine, 93, 64-69. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.06.004
[May] Publication: Salminen-Vaparanta, N., Vanni, S., Noreika, V., Valiulis, V., Móró, L., & Revonsuo, A. (2013). Subjective characteristics of TMS-induced phosphenes originating in human V1 and V2 - [technical supplement PDF]. Cerebral Cortex. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bht131
[May] Grant: University of Turku, Graduate School - UTUGS
[May] Grant: University of Turku, Faculty of Social Sciences
HU[Mar] Presentation: "[New Psychoactive Subtances and Harm Reduction]" (in Hungarian) PDF (2013) [EMCDDA National Focal Point] "Planning and Evaluation Prevention Programs" meeting @ Budapest, Hungary

2012

[Dec] Publication: Móró, L. (2012). Enteogén egyházak: szakramentális vallások vagy drogos szekták? [Entheogenic Churches: Sacramental Religions or Druggie Sects?] - [postprint (in Hungarian) PDF]. In G. Kendeffy & R. Kopeczky (Eds.), Vallásfogalmak sokfélesége [Multiplicity of Religious Concepts] (Vol. 5, pp. 198-204). Budapest: Károli Könyvek & L'Harmattan.
HU[Dec] Talk: "The History of Psychedelics" & "Contemporary Psychedelic Research" @ CÖKXPÔN RestArt, Budapest, Hungary
AT[Nov] Presentation: "In Dialogue with Drug Users: A Basis for Innovative Prevention and Harm Reduction Methods - Case: DAATH.HU" PDF (2012) [ChEckiT!] ReDUse_12 conference: New Aspects and Developments in Recreational Drug Use @ Vienna, Austria
[Oct] Abstract: "Assessing serious evil: bioethical considerations of drug control" (with Imre Bárd) [abstract PDF] (2012) "Under Control?" International conference on the history of alcohol and drug regulation @ London, UK
HU[Oct] Presentation: "Opportunities of Drug User Group Involvement in Hungary" (in Hungarian) PDF (2012) [MADÁSZSZ] NGO conference: Self-caring - A Need for Change and Renewal @ Budapest, Hungary
NL[Oct] Presentation: "Why Psychedelics? A Comparison of Psychoactive Drug Use Purposes" PDF (2012) [Stichting OPEN] Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research (ICPR) @ Amsterdam, Netherlands
PT[Aug] Working: Psychedelic harm reduction Team Member at Kosmicare (Boom Festival, Portugal).
UK[Jul] Poster: Móró L.: "Depersonalization Disorder (DPD) - A Model System for Consciousness?" PDF. Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC) 16th annual meeting @ Brighton, UK
[May] Grant: Signe and Ane Gyllenberg Foundation
[Apr] Grant: Emil Aaltonen Foundation
HU[Apr] Attended: [Hungarian National Focal Point] Reitox workshop: Exchange on data collection challenges related to new psychoactive substances use @ Budapest, Hungary
HU[Mar] Presentation: "Novel prevention and harm reduction models: drug users' point-of-view" PDF (2012) [EMCDDA-ReDNet] Novel Psychoactive Substances conference @ Budapest, Hungary
[Feb] Submission: Móró L. (submitted). Consciousness Research and Buddhism. [HTML] GBC conference proceedings.
IN[Jan] Attended: [NIAS] Looking Within: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Consciousness international conference @ Bangalore, India

2011

[Dec] Publication: Móró L., & Noreika, V. (2011). Sacramental and Spiritual Use of Hallucinogenic Drugs - [postprint PDF]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 34(6), 319-320. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X11000768
IN[Nov] Presentation: "Consciousness Research and Buddhism" PDF (2011) [Asoka Mission] Global Buddhist Congregation, Science & Technology section @ New Delhi, India
HU[Nov] Presentation: "Entheogenic Churches: Sacramental Religions or Druggie Sects?" (in Hungarian) PDF (2011) [Karoli University] "Multiplicity of Religious Concepts" conference @ Budapest, Hungary
[Oct] Publication: Noreika, V., Jylhänkangas, L., Móró L., Valli, K., Kaskinoro, K., Aantaa, R., ... Revonsuo, A. (2011) Consciousness Lost and Found: Subjective Experiences in An Unresponsive State. Brain and Cognition, 77(3), 327-334. doi: 10.1016/j.bandc.2011.09.002
[Aug] Publication: Móró L., Simon, K., Bárd, I., & Rácz, J. (2011). Voice of the Psychonauts: Coping, Life Purpose, and Spirituality in Psychedelic Drug Users - [postprint PDF]. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 43(3), 188.198. doi: 10.1080/02791072.2011.605661
UK[Apr] Attended: Breaking Convention - A Multidisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness conference @ University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
HU[Mar] Presentation: "Daath.hu: Nine Years of the Hungarian Psychedelic Community" (in Hungarian) PDF (2011) [MSPS] "Psychedelics in 21st Century Culture and Medicine" conference @ Budapest, Hungary
[Mar] Publication: Móró L., Noreika, V., Kallio, S., & Revonsuo, A. (2011). Hypnotizability, Sleepiness, and Subjective Experience - [postprint PDF]. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 59(2), 211-224. doi: 10.1080/00207144.2011.546220
HU[Feb] Presentation: "Designer Drugs: User Experiences and Harm Reduction" (in Hungarian) PDF (2011) [EMCDDA National Focal Point] "Designer Drugs" conference @ Budapest, Hungary
[Jan] Publication: Frecska, E., Móró L., & Wesselman, H. (2011). The Soul Cluster: Reconsideration of a Millennia Old Concept - [preprint PDF] World Futures: Journal of General Evolution, 67(2), 132-153. doi: 10.1080/02604027.2010.532464
[Jan] Co-founding: Hungarian Multidisciplinary Society for Psychedelic Studies (MSPS)
[Jan] Report: Móró, L. & Iszáj, F. (2011) Mind Altering Science conference report (in Hungarian) PDF @ Addiktológia 2010(IX), 4, 323-326.

2010

[Dec] Report: Móró (2010) ESSD 21 conference report (in Hungarian) PDF @ Addiktológia 2010(VIII), 3, 239-242.
NL[Oct] Attended: [Stichting OPEN] Mind Altering Science conference @ Amsterdam, Netherlands
HR[Sep] Presentation: "New Synthetic Drugs: Always One Step Ahead?" PDF (2010) [ESSD] European Society for Social Drug Research 21st Annual Conference @ Dubrovnik, Croatia
HU[Sep] Lecturing: Special course "Altered States of Consciousness" (in Hungarian) [HTML], Dharma Gate Buddhist University @ Budapest, Hungary
[Sep] Membership: European Society for Social Drug Research (ESSD)
[Jun] Publication: Móró L. (2010). Hallucinatory Altered States of Consciousness [postprint PDF]. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 9(2), 241-252. doi: 10.1007/s11097-010-9162-2
FI[Jun] Presentation: "The Dream Catcher Project: Searching for Dreams in EEG" PDF (2010) Dreaming and Its Relation to Natural and Pathological Alterations of Consciousness international workshop @ Turku, Finland
US[Apr] Presentation: "Autognosis, Life Quality, and Spirituality in Psychedelic Drug Users" PDF (2010) [MAPS] Psychedelic Science in the 21st Century conference @ San Jose, CA, USA
CH[Mar] Attended: MIND Group meeting @ Beatenberg + Zürich, Switzerland
HU[Feb] Attended: [NDI/MAT] Drug research and drug policy conference @ Budapest, Hungary
HU[Feb] Attended: [ELTE PI] Addictology conference @ Budapest, Hungary
HU[Jan] Presentation: "Interdisciplinarity in Studying Altered States of Consciousness: A Bio-Psycho-Socio-Spiritual Framework?" (in Hungarian) PDF (2010) Hungarian Cognitive Science Society 18th annual conference @ Budapest, Hungary

2009

[Sep] Lecturing: Special course "Altered States of Consciousness" (in Hungarian) [HTML], Dharma Gate Buddhist University @ Budapest, Hungary
[Aug] Attended: Nordic-Baltic Network meeting @ Helsinki, Finland
[Jun] Poster: Móró L., Noreika, V., Kallio, S., & Revonsuo, A.: "Hypnotic Susceptibility, Sleepiness and Subjective Experience" PDF. Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness 13th annual conference, Berlin, Germany
[Apr] Presentation: "The Virtual Realism of Hallucinatory Altered Consciousness" (2009) Hallucinations in Cognitive Science and Philosophy colloquium @ Descartes University, Paris, France

2008

[Oct] Presentation: "Altered States of Consciousness" (2008) Transpersonal Psychology conference @ Károli University, Budapest, Hungary
[Sep] Attended: Nordic-Baltic Network meeting @ Vilnius, Lithuania
[Sep] Attended: Hallucinations conference @ Rethymno, Greece
[Mar] Attended: ARTHEMOC Hallucinations colloquium @ Paris, France
[Mar] Presentation: "Systematic Phenomenology of Altered Consciousness" (2008) World Psychedelic Forum symposium @ Messecenter, Basel, Switzerland

2007

[Oct] Attended: Neuroinformatics workshop @ Espoo, FI
[Oct] Grant: Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation
[Jul] Organized: "Toward a Science of Consciousness 2007", International Conference Organizing Committee Member @ Budapest, Hungary
[Jul] Poster: Noreika, V., Jylhänkangas, L., Móró L., Valli, K., & Revonsuo, A.: "Diversity of Conscious Experiences During Pure Anesthesia". Toward a Science of Consciousness conference 2007, Budapest, Hungary
[May] Grant: Oskar Öflund Foundation
[May] Presentation: "Altered States of Consciousness - why, what & how to research?" (2007) Post-Graduate Workshop on Cognition @ University of Turku, Finland

2006

[Oct] Grant: Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation
[Sep] Poster: Móró L.: "Cognitive Neuroinformatics of Altered Consciousness". Nordic-Baltic Doctoral Network in Psychology, autumn symposium @ Nelijärve, Estonia
[Jun] Attended: ASSC10 conference @ Oxford, UK
[Jun] Grant: Emil Aaltonen Foundation
[May] Grant: Oskar Öflund Foundation
[May] Presentation: "Consciousness Research with Hallucinogens" (2006) Consciousness studies program @ University of Skövde, Sweden
[May] Attended: DOPSY symposium @ Tuorla, Finland
[Apr] Membership: Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC)
[Jan] Attended: LSD symposium @ Basel, Switzerland

2005

[Nov] Poster: Milovanov, R., Tervaniemi, M., Välimäki, V., & Móró L.: "Neural and Behavioral Discrimination of Music Attributes in Children Involved in Music Specialization Program". The First European Conference on Developmental Psychology of Music @ Jyväskylä, Finland
[Nov] Membership: Finnish National Doctoral Programme of Psychology (DOPSY)
[Oct] Grant: Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation
[Aug] Attended: Toward a Science of Consciousness conference @ Copenhagen, Denmark
[May] Attended: Mind States conference @ San Francisco, CA, USA
[May] Membership: Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS)
[May] Grant: Oskar Öflund Foundation
[May] Grant: KAUTE Foundation
[Mar] Presentation: "Statistical-Lexical Mapping of Dream Reports" (2005) Consciousness Research Group seminar @ University of Turku, Finland

2004

[Jun] Attended: Exploring Consciousness conference @ Bath, UK
[May] Attended: Nordic Network for Consciousness Studies conference @ Aarhus, Denmark
[May] Attended: Consciousness symposium @ Copenhagen, Denmark

2003

[Oct] Poster: Móró L.:"Cognitive Neuroinformatics: Altered States of Consciousness as Virtual Realities". 1st Nordic Workshop on Brain Imaging and Neuroinformatics @ Tampere, Finland
[Sep] Membership: Nordic Network for Consciousness Studies (NNCS)
[Aug] Attended: Neuroscience Finland meeting @ Helsinki, Finland
[Aug] Attended: CAVE workshop @ Espoo, Finland
[May] Presentation: "Cognitive Neuroinformatics Research Plans" (2003) Nordic Network for Consciousness Studies meeting @ University of Turku, Finland

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