New Rochelle, NY, March 19, 2019—A new study shows that inhaled doses of as little as 2 mg of the synthetic cannabinoid JWH-018 can significantly impair critical thinking and memory, slow reaction times, and increase confusion and dissociation. The results of this placebo controlled, cross-over study are published in Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, a peer-reviewed… Continue reading Even Low Doses of Synthetic Cannabinoids Can Impair Cognitive Performance
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The Ethical and Ecological Considerations of Inhaling Bufotoxins from Incilius Alvarius – Malin Uthaug
Malin Uthaug, PhD student in our department, recently discussed the ethical considerations of inhaling bufotoxins from Incilius Alvarius. Read her opinions on this practice here
Wim Riedel: link between university and industry
On 15 February Wim will bid farewell to his career at Maastricht University. Prof. Wim Riedel: Drummer, cyclist, pilot and Professor of Experimental Psychopharmacology at the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience (FPN). Read more about Wim's career and contribution to psychopharmacology here.
Neuroimaging study sheds new light on how a dose of THC changes the brain
PsyPost 19/01/2019 New neuroimaging research provides insight into how tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the main psychoactive compound in cannabis, affects the human brain. The study found that THC increases glutamate concentrations in the striatum, a major brain structure involved in the coordination of body movement, decision-making and the initiation of action. Read more about our new… Continue reading Neuroimaging study sheds new light on how a dose of THC changes the brain
NUcheckt: Aspartaam heeft waarschijnlijk geen negatief effect op humeur
NU, 15-12-2018 NU.nl checkt dagelijks berichten op betrouwbaarheid. Bewering: "Het binnenkrijgen van de zoetstof aspartaam kan ertoe leiden dat je je minder vaak gelukking voelt". Read more..