Marijuana, Cognition, Psychosis, Addiction, Cannabinoids, THC, CBD, THCV | Amir Englund | #93
Updated: Oct 31
About the Guest: Dr. Amir Englund is a psychopharmacologist at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King's College, London. Dr. Englund's research focuses on the effects of cannabis, medical marijuana and specific cannabinoids (e.g. THC, CBD, THCV) on human cognitive function.
Episode Summary: Nick Jikomes and Amir Englund, PhD discuss topics including: what is the addiction liability of marijuana? What are the acute & chronic cognitive effects of THC, including how it impacts memory & executive function; how the effects of THC can be modulated by cannabinoids like CBD & THCV; the relationship between marijuana & THC and psychosis (e.g. schizophrenia); and more.