Pedro Teixeira is Full Professor of Physical Activity, Nutrition and Health at the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Human Kinetics, and holds degrees in Exercise Science and Nutritional Sciences (PhD). He is a past-president of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity and was the director for the National Physical Activity Promotion Program at the Portuguese Health Ministry. He currently leads a research group focused on determinants of behavioral health and health behavior change, including the role of psychedelic experiences in the process of behavioral change. He was the Director of Research for the Synthesis Institute and is the founder of http://www.safejourney.pt, a project dedicated to promote psychedelic literacy in the population. He has published over 120 international peer-reviewed articles and has been an investigator in several NIH and EU-funded research projects.