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Articles by Martina Wicklein:

The Brain on Drugs

I’m going to try to give you a very brief neurological perspective on drugs, and how they interact with the brain, and what they might do to the brain.  But as you heard, from Warren’s introduction, I am by no means, an expert on drugs (in both ways).  I’ll try to give you an idea of what the current thinking is on how drugs impose themselves on the brain.  To do so, I’m just going to give you a brief introduction to some of the main players of the brain.  I’m going to talk a little bit about neural synapses, because the synapse are key…

This post is in: Drugs, Altered States of Consciousness and Cultural Production,Journal of Neuro-Aesthetic Theory #4 (2005-07)

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