Cannabis use during pregnancy may affect brain development in offspring: Thicker prefrontal cortex

Posted by on June 20, 2016 2:02 pm
Categories: Science

Cannabis use during pregnancy is associated with abnormal brain structure in children, according to a new study. Compared with unexposed children, those who were prenatally exposed to cannabis had a thicker prefrontal cortex, a region of the brain involved in complex cognition, decision-making, and working memory.

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