Ethan S. Hurwitz, M.S.
University of California, San Diego
Overall GPA: 3.92 | Major GPA: 4.00
Norman Anderson Summer Research Fellowship - 09/2019
Norman Anderson Graduate Travel and Research Award - 07/2019
Cognitive Science Society Student Travel Award - 06/2019
Davis, A.K., Clifton, J.M., Weaver, E.G., Hurwitz, E.S., Johnson, M.W., & Griffiths, R.R. (2020).
Survey of entity encounter experiences occasioned by inhaled N,N-dimethyltryptamine: Phenomenology, interpretation, and enduring effects. J Psychopharmacol. doi:10.1177/0269881120916143
Hurwitz, E. S., Brady, T., Schachner, A. (2019).
Detecting social transmission in the design of artifacts via inverse planning. In A.K. Goel, C.M. Seifert, & C. Freksa (Eds.), Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 457-463).
Griffiths, R. R., Hurwitz, E. S., Davis, A. K., Johnson, M. W., & Jesse, R. (2019).
Survey of subjective "God encounter experiences": Comparisons among naturally occurring experiences and those occasioned by the classic psychedelics psilocybin, LSD, ayahuasca, or DMT. PloS one, 14(4), e0214377. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0214377
Barrett, F. S., Carbonaro, T. M., Hurwitz, E. S., Johnson, M. W., & Griffiths, R. R. (2018).
Double-blind comparison of the two hallucinogens psilocybin and dextromethorphan: effects on cognition. Psychopharmacology, 235(10), 2915–2927. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-018-4981-x
Carbonaro, T. M., Johnson, M. W., Hurwitz, E. S., & Griffiths, R. R. (2018).
Double-blind comparison of the two hallucinogens psilocybin and dextromethorphan: similarities and differences in subjective experiences. Psychopharmacology, 235(2), 521–534. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-017-4769-4
Hurwitz, E. S., Brady, T., Schachner, A. (July 2019).
Detecting social transmission in the design of artifacts via inverse planning. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Montreal, QB.
Davis, A. K., Clifton, J. M., Hurwitz, E. S., & Griffiths, R. R. (December 2018).
Examining the acute subjective and persisting effects occasioned by N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT): A latent class analysis. Poster presented at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Research Symposium, Baltimore, MD.
Hurwitz, E. S., Jesse, R., Johnson, M. W., & Griffiths, R. R. (April 2017).
A comparison of psilocybin-occasioned vs. naturally-occurring experiences of personal encounters with the divine. Poster presented at Psychedelic Science 2017, Oakland, CA.
Hurwitz, E.S. (March 2017).
Psilocybin research at Johns Hopkins. Presentation given to The Mycological Association Of Washington, DC.
Psyc 60 - Introduction to Statistics
Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Summer 2019, Fall 2019
Psyc 111a - Honors Research Methods I
Winter 2020, Winter 2021
Psyc 111b - Honors Research Methods II
Spring 2020, Spring 2021
PI - Dr. Roland Griffiths
Clinical Trials Conducted Under Investigational New Drug (IND) application:
- Provide clinical support and guide participants through active psilocybin (and other similar compound) drug sessions
- Design novel study instruments
- Manage all data collection
- Coordinate all study related responsibilities including communication between participants and study team members
- Coordinate between different study sites
- Manage recruitment and advertising utilizing Google AdWords, Facebook Advertising, Website listings, Listervs,
Magazine ads, and Radio ads