July 1, 2016

Boozing and Brain Function: New Concerns about Alcohol Related Brain Damage

While full-blown “wet brain” – the rather crude layman’s term once commonly used to describe significant cognitive impairment associated with chronic alcohol abuse – is now […]
June 1, 2016

What about the White Stuff? Cocaine Use in U.S. Down by Half

  With all of the attention being paid to the opiate crisis crippling the U.S., it’s easy to have missed what  has amounted to a seismic […]
February 17, 2016

Better Foods for Better Brain Function

Growing evidence in the scientific community supports a significant connection between what we eat and how we feel and function. This “brain-gut” connection has even prompted […]
February 13, 2015

Maternal Pot Use Under Microscope in Colorado

Colorado lawmakers struggling to make sense of incomplete scientific evidence about marijuana use by pregnant and nursing women have scrapped a bill to add warnings in […]
February 12, 2015

10 myths about psychology, debunked

How much of what you think about your brain is actually wrong? Ben Ambridge walks through 10 popular ideas about psychology that have been proven wrong […]