Cannabis increases the noise in your brain — ScienceDaily

Posted: December 4, 2015 in Brain, Cannabis, Marijuana, Psychosis
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Several studies have demonstrated that the primary active constituent of cannabis, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, induces transient psychosis-like effects in healthy subjects similar to those observed in schizophrenia. However, the mechanisms underlying these effects are not clear. A new study shows that this active ingredient increases random neural activity, termed neural noise, in the brains of healthy human subjects. The findings suggest that increased neural noise may play a role in the psychosis-like effects of cannabis.

Source: Cannabis increases the noise in your brain — ScienceDaily

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