Science on Screen ®: 2022

A Scanner Darkly: Science on Screen (on 35mm)

With Dr. Brett Froeliger

Opens Apr 19, 2022

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Addiction: A Condition of Neural Dissonance

MU Psychiatry Professor and Cognitive Neuroscience Systems core Director, Brett Froeliger discusses the brain, stimulation, and addiction. 

Film Synopsis:

The United States has lost the war on drugs. An undercover surveillance officer begins to lose track of who he is.

About the Speaker:

Brett Froeliger is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Psychological Sciences, and Director of the Cognitive Neuroscience Systems core facility at the University of Missouri (MU). He joined the faculty at MU in 2020 after spending the prior 12 years working at medical schools in the southeast U.S. His NIH funded program of research is focused on using brain imaging techniques to evaluate the effects of addictive drugs on the brain, and examine the potential value of novel treatments for drug addiction. Treatment modalities focus on three areas: non-invasive neural stimulation, mindfulness and yoga, and medication development.

Print courtesy of Warner Brothers Classics.

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