Neuroimaging, Cannabis, and Brain Performance & Function
I think pot should be legal. I don’t smoke it, but I like the smell of it.
— Andy Warhol
Cannabis contains various molecules which bind to receptors in the brain, aptly called “cannabinoid receptors”. Familiar ligands (which bind to those receptors) include THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol), binding to receptors such as the CB1…