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May 22, 2019
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Alcohol, Genes, and the Brain: The Latest Science and Dispelling Myths
2018-2019 Lecture Series “The Brain: It’s More than you Think”

Museum of Natural History and Science

Join Dr. Witkiewitz for an overview of the latest science on alcohol use and alcohol use disorder, including why humans tend to enjoy alcohol, and the effects of alcohol on the brain, as well as different prevention and treatment options for alcohol use disorder.

Dr. Witkiewitz is a Regents’ Professor of Psychology at the University of New Mexico. The underlying theme of her research is the development of models of addiction and understanding how addiction impacts people over time.  Dr. Witkiewitz has authored 5 books,  is a licensed clinical psychologist, and has worked extensively on the development of interventions to treat addiction. 

Cost: $8 nonmembers, $7 members, $5 students.  Preregistration is encouraged or tickets can be purchased at the door the evening of the event (if seats are available). Go to www.NMnaturalhistory.org for more information.

For more information, contact Margie Marino

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