Withdrawal from psychostimulants including methamphetamines, cocaine, and nicotine, produced restructuring of brain regions and major increases in functional connectivity, a new mouse study reveals.
Episodic exposure to nicotine, caffeine, and amphetamines triggers malfunctions in the fetal brain, specifically affecting the development of the indusium griseum.
Researchers report, contrary to popular belief, Adderall and other ADHD drugs do not improve cognition in healthy college students. Instead, they may impair cognitive function.
A new study reveals a psychostimulant prescribed for ADHD increases glutamate in the brains of healthy people, resulting in more positive emotions.