Prospective memory, everyday cognitive failure and central executive function in recreational users of Ecstasy.

@article{Heffernan2001ProspectiveME,
  title={Prospective memory, everyday cognitive failure and central executive function in recreational users of Ecstasy.},
  author={Thomas M. Heffernan and Huw Jarvis and Jacqui Rodgers and Andrew Scholey and Jonathon Ling},
  journal={Human psychopharmacology},
  year={2001},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={
          607-612
        }
}
Chronic use of MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine), or Ecstasy, is believed to lead to impaired psychological performance, including well-documented decrements in laboratory and field tests of retrospective memory. Less is known about the impact of Ecstasy on aspects of 'everyday' memory, despite obvious concerns about such effects. The three studies reported here focused on the impact of chronic Ecstasy use on prospective memory (PM), associated central executive function and other… CONTINUE READING
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