CPDD Announces New President-Elect and Board of Directors Members
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Francesca Filbey, PhD
Bert Moore Endowed Chair and Professor, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences Director, Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory of Addictive Disorders
This book addresses the growing need for accessible information on the science behind addiction. As the stigma surrounding addiction persists, new research focused on the impact of substance use on the brain is vital to public health.
By examining the brains of frequent cannabis users, researchers have identified a pattern of connectivity related to craving the substance. The findings add weight to the idea that brain regions do not work in isolation, but via the connectivity of multiple networks that signal to each other depending on the state and need.