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Brain science, addiction and drugs

Horn, G. and Barnes, Jacqueline and Brownsword, R. and Deakin, J.F.W. and Gilmore, I. and Hickman, M. and Iversen, L. and Robbins, T. and Taylor, E. and Wolff, J. (2010) Brain science, addiction and drugs. Project Report. The Academy of Medical Sciences, London, UK.

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This report published by the Academy of Medical Sciences, considered in consultation with experts and the public, issues around three types of substance: illegal and legal ‘recreational’ drugs; medicines for mental health; and a category of substances termed ‘cognition enhancers’ that might enhance the performance of the ‘healthy’ brain in specific ways, such as enhancing short term memory or speed of thought.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Science > Psychological Sciences
Depositing User: Administrator
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2012 10:19
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2016 11:59

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