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Intoxicating Minds

How Drugs Work

Intoxicating Minds( )
Author: Regan, Ciaran
Series title:Maps of the Mind Ser.
ISBN:978-0-231-12016-6
Publication Date:Jul 2001
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $85.00
Book Description:

Why do smokers claim that the first cigarette of the day is the best? What is the biological basis behind some heavy drinkers' belief that the "hair-of-the-dog" method alleviates the effects of a hangover? Why does marijuana seem to affect ones problem-solving capacity? Intoxicating Minds is, in the author's words, "a grand excavation of drug myth." Neither extolling nor condemning drug use, it is a story of scientific and artistic achievement, war and greed, empires and...
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Book Details
Pages:176
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.63 x 9.36 Inches
Book Weight:0.844 Pounds



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