"When these visual patterns are seen during altered states of consciousness, they are directly experienced as highly charged with significance," the researchers write. In fact, modern humans under hallucinogens produce similar psychedelic images. This isn't the first time such a theory has been floated, but this study is the first with genuine "scientific rigor" to make the point, writes Adam Clark Estes at Gizmodo. The paintings "teach us a lot about mankind through the ages," he adds. "They teach us not only that we've always loved art, but that we've always loved drugs, too."
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