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Could Cocaine be made less Addictive in the Future?

Could Cocaine be made less Addictive in the Future

Recent research suggests that the vivid memories associated with cocaine could be a thing of the past and that, in future, it may be possible to reduce the addictive properties of the drug. The study which came to this conclusion was carried out on rats at Washington State University, with the results being published in the Journal of Neuroscience, which ...

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The Effects of Recreational Drugs on your Brain

The Effects of Recreational Drugs on your Brain

We’re all well aware that taking recreational drugs can alter your perception of the world, but what are they doing to our brains to engender these feelings? Tripping on magic mushrooms The main psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms, psilocybin, alters the mind by calming the normal brain activity and stimulating new connections between areas of the brain that don’t usually ...

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