Brain Development Related Content
Studies at McLean Hospital and elsewhere have shown that alcohol affects the brains of adolescents in profound and dangerous ways. During the teenage and early adult years, the brain is still developing, making it more vulnerable to alcohol than the adult brain. Moreover, research indicates that the...
“What we find from a number of different studies is that early, frequent exposure to cannabis may result in some longer-term or some later difficulties with tasks relative to people who didn’t necessarily have the same amount of exposure, or who were exposed later.” – Dr. Staci Gruber
Dr. Staci Gruber discusses the effects of marijuana on the developing brain.
Researchers Drs. Vadim Bolshakov and Bill Carlezon find that the brain is affected by infection in the earliest stages of life.