Tobacco and Cannabis: Talk from ResearchFest (video)

Posted 29 November 2012 by Suzi Gage

Back in September I was involved in organising a conference to celebrate Children of the 90s 21st birthday. It was a unique day, as the delegates of the conference were not academics, but the participants in the cohort; the people who give up their time (and bodily fluids) for our work. I wrote about the day here, but the video of the talk I gave, alongside Marcus Munafò, is now up online, so I thought I'd share it here. Our... Read more

Predictors of addiction: Why being able to hold your booze might not be a good thing

Posted 18 November 2012 by Suzi Gage

This weekend I’ve been thinking about addiction. Admittedly, I think a lot about addiction! I am in the process of making a series of podcasts about recreational drugs, and while at a neuropsychopharmacology conference last month, I interviewed Anne Lingford-Hughes about research in to alcohol. Some of her comments really got me thinking about the nature of addiction, and why some of us can have a few drinks while others find the need for alcohol can consume them. Alcohol has... Read more