University of Wisconsin–Madison

Science in the Media

2018

“Facebook Is Deleting Valuable Drug Harm Reduction Groups.” A group offering real-time advice to drug users was permanently from Facebook. Feb 8, 2018 via Vice.

“Military Vets Are Among Factors Changing The Politics Of Pot”. The politics of medical marijuana are changing as veterans turn to the drug to treat service-related conditions. Feb 6, 2018 via NPR.

2017

“An Alarming Number of People Don’t Know the Signs of Prescription-Drug Abuse.” August 9, 2017, Science of Us (NYMag)

“Painkiller Addictions are the Easiest to Hide​.” June 2, 2017, Tonic (VICE)

“5 studies that help explain why social drinking is so rewarding.” March 26, 2017, Business Insider

How substances affect the human brain and why we become addicted” February 13, 2017, The Daily Cardinal

2016

Navigating The New Pot Talk In A Time Of Legal Weed. With marijuana now legal in more states, the conversation between parents and teens is more complicated. December 22, 2016 via NPR. Listen here

The Surgeon General just released an important report on Addiction. This focus doesn’t happen often. November 22, 2016. Read a summary of the report from American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) (Source)

 

2015

The effects of stress on addiction.” December 2015, International Innovation.

Altering the Cognitive-Affective Dysfunctions of Psychopathic and Externalizing Offender Subtypes with Cognitive Remediation“. July 2015 Featured Manuscript. June 23, 2015. Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy. PDF

2013

Alcohol Dampens Stress Responses, Especially for Uncertain Threats”. Dec. 19, 2013. Association for Psychological Science Observations.

Booze, Binging and the Devil You Don’t Know”. July 22, 2013. Huffington Post.

2012

How Alcohol Affects Anxiety And Fear”. Jul 28, 2012 The Fear Project.

2009

New laws are the easy part of alcohol reform“. Dec 19, 2009. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.