Latest News

Regular marijuana use bad for teens' brains

Frequent marijuana use can have a significant negative effect on the brains of teenagers and young adults, including cognitive decline, poor attention and memory, and decreased IQ, according to psychologists. "It needs to be emphasized that regular cannabis use, which we consider once a week, is not safe and may result in addiction and neurocognitive damage, especially in youth," said one expert.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Researchers unravel a link between a genetic mutation and autistic behaviors, then find a way to undo it

  • Scientists retrieve lost memories using optogenetics

  • Weak electric current to the brain may improve thinking in people with schizophrenia

  • Sleep quality influences cognitive performance of autistic, neurotypical children

  • Brain circuit that controls decisions that induce high anxiety identified

  • Changing activity in the aging brain

  • Molecules involved in Alzheimer's have a role in weakening of connections between neurons

  • Better understanding of links between pain, anxiety reveals treatment opportunities

  • Unexpected brain structures tied to creativity, and to stifling it

  • Researchers tie unexpected brain structures to creativity -- and to stifling it

  •