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

@article{Ranganathan2006TheAE,
  title={The acute effects of cannabinoids on memory in humans: a review},
  author={M. Ranganathan and D. D’Souza},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2006},
  volume={188},
  pages={425-444}
}
  • 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
    408 Citations
    Pharmacological effects of cannabinoids on the reference and working memory functions in mice
    • 13
    Acute and Chronic Effects of Cannabinoids on Human Cognition—A Systematic Review
    • 282
    Chronic use of cannabis and poor neural efficiency in verbal memory ability
    • 53
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Clinical and Preclinical Evidence for Functional Interactions of Cannabidiol and Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol
    • 75
    • PDF
    The influence of cannabinoids on learning and memory processes of the dorsal striatum
    • 48
    Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) impairs encoding but not retrieval of verbal information
    • 14
    • PDF
    Effects of Endocannabinoid System Modulation on Cognitive and Emotional Behavior
    • 146
    • PDF
    The chronic effects of cannabis on memory in humans: a review.
    • 322
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 156 REFERENCES
    Cannabinoids and memory: animal studies.
    • 85
    Endocannabinoids in cognition and dependence.
    • 128
    • Highly Influential
    Cannabinoids: reward, dependence, and underlying neurochemical mechanisms—a review of recent preclinical data
    • 248
    Functions of cannabinoid receptors in the hippocampus
    • 173
    • Highly Influential
    Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Cannabinoids
    • 830
    • PDF
    Cognitive and subjective dose-response effects of acute oral Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in infrequent cannabis users
    • 293
    • Highly Influential
    A second endogenous cannabinoid that modulates long-term potentiation
    • 1,355
    Cannabis: pharmacology and toxicology in animals and humans.
    • 516
    Effects of marijuana on neurophysiological signals of working and episodic memory
    • 169
    The Psychotomimetic Effects of Intravenous Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol in Healthy Individuals: Implications for Psychosis
    • 781
    • PDF