Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol disruption of time perception and of self-timed actions.

  title={Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol disruption of time perception and of self-timed actions.},
  author={James M Stone and Paul Dugald Morrison and Judith Nottage and Sagnik Bhattacharyya and Amanda Feilding and Philip K. McGuire},
  volume={43 6},
We tested the hypothesis that THC disrupts self-timed actions in healthy volunteers, and that this eff ect is related to self-rated perceptions of time distortion. We found that THC impaired subjective time perception and reduced the rate of button pressing, although the change in the rate of button pressing was more closely related to impaired concentration and intoxication. We conclude that THC-induced disruption of self-timed actions may arise from a diff erent mechanism to alterations in… CONTINUE READING