4/26/2012 - Drugs and the Brain
Speaker: Susan Barron
Date: April 26, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Location: Davis Marksbury Building
Listening to the news, reading the newspapers, or talking to friends, we hear about drugs almost daily. This discussion will include some of the recent data about how the drugs that change the way we feel affect the brain. We will talk about why some drugs are so addictive relative to other drugs, why adolescence is such a vulnerable time for drug use and some novel approaches and medications that may have real potential for treating drug addiction and other brain disorders.