May 4, 2016
Do you want to learn about what research scientists are doing out in the field? Join us for interactive discussions with scientists from across the country to learn about their research and how it relates to the world we live in!
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - Just Can't Get Enough: Addiction & the Brain
*Free event & refreshments*
Speaker: Dr. Edmund Griffin – Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University
Only a small percentage of people who try an illicit drug will go on to develop addiction. What makes one more vulnerable to addiction than another? Theories abound, from troubled childhoods to work stress to genetics. Psychiatrist Edmund Griffin explains how epidemiology, cocaine-addicted rats, and molecular neuroscience all help to shed light on one society’s most troubling questions: Why is it that some people just can’t get enough?
Date: Wednesday, May 4th
Time: 4:30-6pm - Doors open at 4pm
Location: The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)
Entry: TBD - Will be included in your reminder email prior to the event
*Free admission & refreshments*
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The SciCafe Series is proudly sponsored by Judy and Josh Weston.
This Teen SciCafe is generously supported by The Pinkerton Foundation.