Two Brown University professors are pioneering research on marijuana messaging, backed by a 5-year National Institute on Drug Abuse award of nearly $3.5 million.
Do No Harm
The front line in one of the most important battles in public health is sandwiched between a luxury hotel and a shuttered restaurant in Providence’s Downtown Historic District.
Children of mothers who use marijuana start using the drug earlier
A number of studies have shown that child and adolescent marijuana use is associated with impairments in attention and concentration — and that those who start using marijuana early are at increased risk of health consequences. New research based on nationally representative longitudinal surveys determined that children whose mothers use marijuana between the child’s birth and […]
DO YOU OR DOES SOMEONE YOU KNOW . . . . . . drink more than intended? . . . spend a lot of time drinking or recovering from hangovers? . . . try to cut down or stop drinking but fail? These were the questions that appeared at the beginning of the HBO documentary […]
Faculty Profile: Lynn Hernandez
Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior As a member of the Brown University community for over 9 years, you have been Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the School of Public Health, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Alpert Medical School, and […]
Study Maps Extroversion Types In The Brain’s Anatomy
A new study shows that these overlapping yet distinct personalities have commensurately overlapping yet distinct signatures in the anatomy of the brain.