Cinnamon Bidwell and many CAAS colleagues find that a certain gene, combined with high scores on a scale of impulsivity, correlate with a higher likelihood of marijuana-related problems among young users of the drug. Results appear this month in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. http://news.brown.edu/shorts
Brown approved the establishment of a PhD program in Behavioral and Social Health Sciences (BSHS) set to launch in AY’14. The program will educate students to employ behavioral and social science theory and methods to understand contemporary health problems.