Never Enough: The Neuroscience & Experience of AddictionTuesday, 24 March, 2020 6:30 pm
Pearl Stable 303 Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78215, USA
What is different about the brain of addicts even before they pick up a drink or drug? Join Judith Grisel, PhD (Bucknell), a behavioral neurologist and recovering addict, as she shares what she and other scientists have discovered about the inner workings of addiction. And revelations from her personal journey: how drugs work, the hold they can have on the brain, and the surprising way to combat today's epidemic of addiction.
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5:30pm - Member Reception
6:30pm - Lecture
7:15pm - Q&A
Judith Grisel, PhD, is an internationally recognized behavioral neuroscientist and a professor of psychology at Bucknell University. Grisel is a behavioral neuroscientist with expertise in pharmacology and genetics whose research focuses on determining root causes of drug addiction. She studies sex differences in the role of stress and endorphins on drug reward and works to identify innate factors that contribute to individual differences in the liability toward addiction.
In addition to academic publications, she has published work in the popular press, was an invited presenter at the Gordon Research Conference, and her book, Never Enough, is a New York Times bestseller, and featured on NPR's Fresh Air.
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