The midbrain dopamine system is widely studied for its involvement in emotional and motivational behavior. Some of these neurons receive information from the amygdala and project throughout the cortex. When the circuit and transmission of dopamine is disrupted symptoms may present. Here is the latest research on the amygdala and midbrain dopamine.
The effect of cannabis on cognitive functioning is being explored for short and long-term effects. Recent studies have shown conflicting results, with some showing no significant effects and others showing neuropsychological impairment. Discover the latest research on cannabis and cognition here.