Carl Hart is an American neuroscientist who specializes in how people respond to psychoactive drugs. He is a professor of psychology at Columbia University and a research scientist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Hart often publicly speaks about misconceptions surrounding African American drug use.
From one of the world's foremost experts on the subject, a powerful argument that the greatest damage from drugs flows from being illegal, and a hopeful reckoning with the possibility of their use as part of a responsible and happy life. Dr. Carl L.
Negro Cocaine “Fiends” Are a New Southern Menace. That was the headline of an article I came across while doing research for my PhD in 1996. It involved trying to understand the neurobiological and behavioral effects of psychoactive drugs like cocaine and nicotine.
It’s not a question of if New York will legalize marijuana but when, and what the legislation will look like. Nationwide support for cannabis legalization is at an all-time high, with 68% of Americans endorsing such measures. Correspondingly, 15 states — and Washington, D.C.
High Price is the harrowing and inspiring memoir of neuroscientist Carl Hart, a man who grew up in one of Miami’s toughest neighborhoods and, determined to make a difference as an adult, tirelessly applies his scientific training to help save real lives.