Chronic cannabis use and the brain: a neurophysiological investigation into the effects on human memory and attention

@inproceedings{Battisti2010ChronicCU,
  title={Chronic cannabis use and the brain: a neurophysiological investigation into the effects on human memory and attention},
  author={Robert Anthony Battisti},
  year={2010}
}
This thesis consists of a literature review followed by four empirical chapters examining the relationship between the chronic use of cannabis and cognitive and brain electrophysiological functioning. In Chapter 2 recent literature is reviewed linking chronic cannabis use with, primarily, memory dysfunction. Deficits in verbal memory processes were noted in particular. It was hypothesised that poorer neural efficiency and use of compensatory mechanisms were associated with chronic cannabis use… CONTINUE READING

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