Age when marijuana use starts impacts brain development differently

Screen Shot 2016-03-11 at 12.27.48 PM2/14/16–Researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas found that study participants who began using marijuana when they were 16 or younger had brain variations that indicate arrested brain development in the prefrontal cortex, nurse the part of the brain responsible for judgment, diagnosis reasoning, and complex thinking. Read