NIDA Notes keeps you up to date on research advances in the causes, consequences, prevention, and treatment of drug abuse and addiction and HIV/AIDS. Our podcast series, in video and audio-only formats, feature prominent clinicians and scientists throughout the world of science.
This series features interviews with NIDA staff members explaining their Institute roles and portfolios.
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Length: 02.27 Minutes | View TranscriptListen Now:March 31, 2014-
Dr. Elizabeth F. Howell discusses her role as a member of the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse. She describes the basic functions and responsibilities of the Council.
This podcast series goes beyond NIDA Notes articles to explore the methods, lessons learned, and future directions of the research. The series provides insights from top researchers in drug abuse and addiction.
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Length: 4:59 Minutes | View TranscriptListen Now:September 16, 2013-
Dr. Madeline Meier of Duke University discusses the effects of marijuana use on IQ. Dr. Meier describes findings from a 25-year study showing that participants who initiated weekly cannabis use before age 18 dropped IQ points in proportion to how long they persisted in using the drug.
Read the NIDA Notes article about the study, Early Onset, Regular Cannabis Use Is Linked to IQ Decline.