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Addiction psychiatrist Tauheed Zaman helps us sort out some of the commonly held beliefs about marijuana and separate fact from fiction.
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Black History Is showcases Black scientists in the field of neuroscience.
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Largely by design, the features that make smartphones convenient and fun also make them addictive.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of December 7, 2020.
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Eating too much sugar over-activates the brain’s reward areas, leading to cravings and addictive behaviors.
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Dopamine works as a crucial messenger in our brains, with imbalances causing a variety of brain disorders.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of September 7, 2020.
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Opiate drugs derived from poppy seeds hijack the brain’s natural opioid system.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of March 9, 2020.
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Worldwide, more than 175 million people have a substance use disorder.
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Research in rat models suggests that protection against intense drug craving may come from the reward of social interactions.
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We all know that kids spend many hours a day using smartphones but what is it doing to their brains?
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