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Naked Scientists episode

Mon, 15th Aug 2016

Drugs: Time for a Change?


100 years since the first UK drug law, we explore the controversial and confusing science behind the drugs debate. From the brain basis of addiction to how ecstasy could treat anxiety, what are the implications of the world's war on drugs?

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In this edition of Naked Scientists

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  • 44:06 - How acid sends you tripping

    We've all seen the stereotypical hallucinogenic images but what happens to the brain of someone who takes LSD?

  • 46:54 - Using drugs for good

    How is new research into illegal drugs revealing possible treatments for anxiety?



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