The acute effects of cannabinoids on memory in humans: a review

  title={The acute effects of cannabinoids on memory in humans: a review},
  author={M. Ranganathan and D. D’Souza},
  • M. Ranganathan, D. D’Souza
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychopharmacology
  • RationaleCannabis is one of the most frequently used substances. Cannabis and its constituent cannabinoids are known to impair several aspects of cognitive function, with the most robust effects on short-term episodic and working memory in humans. A large body of the work in this area occurred in the 1970s before the discovery of cannabinoid receptors. Recent advances in the knowledge of cannabinoid receptors’ function have rekindled interest in examining effects of exogenous cannabinoids on… CONTINUE READING
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