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People who react strongly to placebos also react strongly to antidepressants, and vice versa, according to new research.
  • The Dana Foundation
A roundtable of scientists discuss ongoing research on the effects and potential applications of marijuana for adolescents in the United States.
  • Science Friday
  • 29 min
On March 23, 2016, lawmakers and research advocates gathered for a briefing about the importance of basic research to find treatments for diseases.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
This video from the American Chemical Society takes a look at the chemistry behind addiction.
  • American Chemical Society
Adderall and similar drugs are used to help treat narcolepsy, depression, and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder. But how does it work?
  • American Chemical Society
  • 3 min
Can imaging tell us if scary labels on cigarette packages prompt smokers to quit? Researchers look for signs that might track how persuasive psychological and social interventions will be.
  • The Dana Foundation
A neuroscientist reveals the surprising — and far-reaching — effects of marijuana on the developing brain.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
On January 11, 2015 news swept the globe reporting that scores of people died and 200 were sickened by drinking beer poisoned with crocodile bile in Mozambique.
Guys who need it have Viagra; Ladies with the similar needs have nothing now that the FDA has denied approval of a new drug, flibanserin, which would treat sexual dysfunction in women.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Do you ever drink your coffee and feel like it just didn’t work?
How does marijuana affect the brain? Travel to Amsterdam with this video and learn how THC affects brain function, impacting both short-term memory and motor control.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 5 min
Learn how alcohol and nicotine affect the brain, and why they are illegal for children and teens in this series of lesson plans.
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse