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27. Alcohol and the Brain with Lara Ray

Are You Interested In Cutting Edge Research Alcohol Use? Are You Curious How Long Term Alcohol Use Changes The Brain? Are You Interested In Learning More About The Genetics And Neuroscience Of Addiction? Then Join Us For An Interview With Dr. Lara Ray, Director Of The UCLA Addictions Lab.

In this episode, Dr. Diana Hill talks with Dr. Lara Ray about the neuroscience of alcohol and addiction. Dr. Ray is a full professor in the Clincal Psychology Program at UCLA with academic apointments in the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and the UCLA Brain Research Institute. Dr. Ray’s laboratory combines experimental psychopharmacology with behavioral genetic and neuroimaging methods to look at the mechanisms underlying addictive disorders and apply these insights to treatment development. Today we get to talk about your brain on alcohol! 

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Episode 27