Rethinking the link between cannabinoids and learning
Animals with altered cannabinoid signalling exhibit various motor and cognitive impairments, including deficits in learning and memory.
A new study by the Neural Circuits & Behaviour lab, led by principal investigator Megan Carey, reveals an unexpected culprit for these effects – behavioural state.
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Fluorescent image of a mouse brain with the cerebellum highlighted in the shape of a marijuana leaf. Illustration by Rita Félix, PhD.