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Dec 05

Does Marijuana Affect Brain Structure?

Dr. Martin Paulus clarifies a latest overview of scientific research describing the effect of cannabis (cannabis) use on the composition of the brain. http://cidi…

During the several years, there has been study on the adverse and constructive effects of marijuana on the human physique and the mind. However, researchers have be…

50 comments on “Does Marijuana Affect Brain Structure?

  1. raticida123456 on said:

    and you know how the alcohol destoys the brain?… and it’s legal!

  2. ThatRaginGamer on said:

    i dont know what hes saying can someone sum it up for stoners

  3. ThatRaginGamer on said:

    i dont know what hes saying can someone sum it up for stoned people

  4. Robert Reitmeyer on said:

    Wish he would have mentioned if the effects on the amygdaloid and
    hippocampus were good or bad. Simply stating that it changed the structures
    and so could change the respectable performance is poor.

  5. 4FunPlayin on said:

    Weed makes you lazy but if you have strong curiosity.. the two can be a
    great combination for a period of time in my opinion.

  6. 4FunPlayin on said:

    It’s a question I was wondering myself in a way more or less, I became
    sharper in over thinking a subject I’m interested in, and the subject made
    sense in the smallest details, when I had to redo my final exam in bible, a
    subject that I failed with 0 questions answered, I passed it with a real
    high score. Scientists say that underage weed smoking can interrupt your
    brain development, in my opinion it interrupt is a harsh word, I would say
    changes the development in a bad way and a good way.

  7. Baller4lifeeeee on said:

    i have and i witnessed it.

  8. Brandon Rodriguez on said:

    im higher than a motherfucker , just checking if my brain is being
    affecrted in any way… lol peace

  9. collindavis0 on said:

    Maybe, though given the limitations listed it seems hard to say that they
    even know that. If the studies were small, who’s to say these people didn’t
    already have these abnormalities? I think the only thing that can be said
    is we don’t know if it’s good or bad. And I think in all probability it
    depends completely on the person.

  10. infectedsubincision on said:

    psychosis? are you sure that it’s just pot that he’s smoking? i’ve never
    heard of anybody completely losing touch of reality from smoking weed.

  11. texlyon on said:

    I can say with all honesty that my memory dropped and probably some of my
    IQ too. I don’t look at things the same way anymore, but when i don’t use
    it it get’s somewhat back to normal

  12. anatureperson on said:

    I’m glad.

  13. Great video, thank you so much for sharing! It would be great if you could
    explain the relation of anxiety to marijuana. I have experienced an
    intersting correlation where after prolonged use, some individuals
    experience anxiety most times when they smoke. I am wondering if this is a
    physiological or psychological affect, as some have said that by focusing
    on the anxiety they are able to work through subconcious problems bringing
    themselves to the surface. Thanks again :)

  14. collindavis0 on said:

    Sorry but this is anecdote. Meaning worthless data. Does he do other drugs,
    does he have a hereditary illness, what does he eat, how much does he
    smoke, strain, etc… You cannot blame the plant marijuana for these
    problems. It’s an extremely diverse plant with a lot of different potential
    uses depending how it is grown and processed. I know how easy it is, given
    the controversy around it, but just try looking up CBD. If you’re bold,
    grow him some weed that’s high in CBD and see what happens.

  15. Susan Tapert on said:

    Fantastic presentation!

  16. JT2012a on said:

    My son smokes marijuana (much to my distress) and his cognitive processes
    have declined a fair bit. He lacks organisational ability, motivation,
    pretty eratic with his thinking and emotions and he is always losing stuff.
    It also caused him to experience 3 episodes of psycosis so far. I hope you
    do more research to understand the real impact of marijuana.

  17. Noah Helms on said:

    More Dr.’s need to be like this guy; honest, straight forward, and not
    trying to cover up the facts which most do.

  18. frank gomez on said:

    i live in chula vista

  19. infectedsubincision on said:

    plus i’m able to learn new things ALOT faster than i used to

  20. Jean Wilkinson on said:

    There are long term studies by our government. Here in the U.S. There are
    people that receive weed from our government and have been for years!

  21. Sam Piazza on said:

    well unlike uncaring people like you, i for one want a healthy brain, i
    dont know about you but memory is important to me so if that means i stop
    smoking weed then im going to stop, hopefully more research will be done

  22. Abiisiketa on said:

    This guys forehead is tripping me out

  23. Peligrazo on said:

    Whta about his god damn ears????

  24. MrAlfacity on said:

    I have the same problem with anxiety after smoking marijuana for 2 years
    non stop every day like Bob Marley and even worst.The reason why I was
    smoking because it helped my depression and also helped dealing with stress
    I had.One time I was smoking and my high whent to high really not normal at
    all not just little relaxt and sleepy feeling,at that time I didn’t know
    i’am having really crazy anxiety I freaked out a lot and stopped smoking
    sigarets marijuana tea cafee everything because I got sce

  25. dexter50th on said:

    Fukk da bullshyt nd burn one

  26. raticida123456 on said:

    and you know how the alcohol destoys the brain?… and it’s legal!

  27. ThatRaginGamer on said:

    i dont know what hes saying can someone sum it up for stoners

  28. ThatRaginGamer on said:

    i dont know what hes saying can someone sum it up for stoned people

  29. Robert Reitmeyer on said:

    Wish he would have mentioned if the effects on the amygdaloid and
    hippocampus were good or bad. Simply stating that it changed the structures
    and so could change the respectable performance is poor.

  30. 4FunPlayin on said:

    Weed makes you lazy but if you have strong curiosity.. the two can be a
    great combination for a period of time in my opinion.

  31. 4FunPlayin on said:

    It’s a question I was wondering myself in a way more or less, I became
    sharper in over thinking a subject I’m interested in, and the subject made
    sense in the smallest details, when I had to redo my final exam in bible, a
    subject that I failed with 0 questions answered, I passed it with a real
    high score. Scientists say that underage weed smoking can interrupt your
    brain development, in my opinion it interrupt is a harsh word, I would say
    changes the development in a bad way and a good way.

  32. Baller4lifeeeee on said:

    i have and i witnessed it.

  33. Brandon Rodriguez on said:

    im higher than a motherfucker , just checking if my brain is being
    affecrted in any way… lol peace

  34. collindavis0 on said:

    Maybe, though given the limitations listed it seems hard to say that they
    even know that. If the studies were small, who’s to say these people didn’t
    already have these abnormalities? I think the only thing that can be said
    is we don’t know if it’s good or bad. And I think in all probability it
    depends completely on the person.

  35. infectedsubincision on said:

    psychosis? are you sure that it’s just pot that he’s smoking? i’ve never
    heard of anybody completely losing touch of reality from smoking weed.

  36. texlyon on said:

    I can say with all honesty that my memory dropped and probably some of my
    IQ too. I don’t look at things the same way anymore, but when i don’t use
    it it get’s somewhat back to normal

  37. anatureperson on said:

    I’m glad.

  38. Great video, thank you so much for sharing! It would be great if you could
    explain the relation of anxiety to marijuana. I have experienced an
    intersting correlation where after prolonged use, some individuals
    experience anxiety most times when they smoke. I am wondering if this is a
    physiological or psychological affect, as some have said that by focusing
    on the anxiety they are able to work through subconcious problems bringing
    themselves to the surface. Thanks again :)

  39. collindavis0 on said:

    Sorry but this is anecdote. Meaning worthless data. Does he do other drugs,
    does he have a hereditary illness, what does he eat, how much does he
    smoke, strain, etc… You cannot blame the plant marijuana for these
    problems. It’s an extremely diverse plant with a lot of different potential
    uses depending how it is grown and processed. I know how easy it is, given
    the controversy around it, but just try looking up CBD. If you’re bold,
    grow him some weed that’s high in CBD and see what happens.

  40. Susan Tapert on said:

    Fantastic presentation!

  41. JT2012a on said:

    My son smokes marijuana (much to my distress) and his cognitive processes
    have declined a fair bit. He lacks organisational ability, motivation,
    pretty eratic with his thinking and emotions and he is always losing stuff.
    It also caused him to experience 3 episodes of psycosis so far. I hope you
    do more research to understand the real impact of marijuana.

  42. Noah Helms on said:

    More Dr.’s need to be like this guy; honest, straight forward, and not
    trying to cover up the facts which most do.

  43. frank gomez on said:

    i live in chula vista

  44. infectedsubincision on said:

    plus i’m able to learn new things ALOT faster than i used to

  45. Jean Wilkinson on said:

    There are long term studies by our government. Here in the U.S. There are
    people that receive weed from our government and have been for years!

  46. Sam Piazza on said:

    well unlike uncaring people like you, i for one want a healthy brain, i
    dont know about you but memory is important to me so if that means i stop
    smoking weed then im going to stop, hopefully more research will be done

  47. Abiisiketa on said:

    This guys forehead is tripping me out

  48. Peligrazo on said:

    Whta about his god damn ears????

  49. MrAlfacity on said:

    I have the same problem with anxiety after smoking marijuana for 2 years
    non stop every day like Bob Marley and even worst.The reason why I was
    smoking because it helped my depression and also helped dealing with stress
    I had.One time I was smoking and my high whent to high really not normal at
    all not just little relaxt and sleepy feeling,at that time I didn’t know
    i’am having really crazy anxiety I freaked out a lot and stopped smoking
    sigarets marijuana tea cafee everything because I got sce

  50. dexter50th on said:

    Fukk da bullshyt nd burn one