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Cocaine Rots Your Brain: Seriously, Heavy Users Lose More Gray Matter

Brains in those addicted to cocaine age roughly twice as fast as normal brains.
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Brain Aging Likely To Speed Up With Chronic Cocaine Use

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

New research by scientists at the University of Cambridge suggests that chronic cocaine abuse accelerates the process of brain ageing. The study, published in Molecular Psychiatry, found that age-related loss of grey matter in the b... Read Post

Gray matter in brain's control center linked to ability to process reward; Structure-function impairments observed in people addicted to cocaine

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

The more gray matter you have in the decision-making, thought-processing part of your brain, the better your ability to evaluate rewards and consequences. A new study is the first to show this link between structure and function in ... Read Post

Cocaine Eats Your Brain

Society & Culture : The Awl (2 years ago)

"Cocaine may speed up the aging of the brain, according to new research that finds that people who are addicted to the drug lose twice the brain volume each year as non-drug users." --- See more posts by Alex Balk 0 comments Read Post


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