Skip navigation
Skip navigation

The impact of recreational MDMA 'ecstasy' use on global form processing

White, Claire; Edwards, Mark; Brown, John; Bell, Jason

Description

The ability to integrate local orientation information into a global form percept was investigated in long-term ecstasy users. Evidence suggests that ecstasy disrupts the serotonin system, with the visual areas of the brain being particularly susceptible. Previous research has found altered orientation processing in the primary visual area (V1) of users, thought to be due to disrupted serotonin-mediated lateral inhibition. The current study aimed to investigate whether orientation deficits...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/76031
Source: Journal of Psychopharmacology
DOI: 10.1177/0269881114546709

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_White_The_impact_of_recreational_2014.pdf541.83 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator