Carl Hart is a professor of neuroscience and psychology at Columbia University. He is known for his research in drug abuse and drug addiction, and he was the first tenured African American professor of sciences at Columbia University.
Carl Hart, Ph.D., is an associate professor of psychology and psychiatry at Columbia University. He is known for his research in drug abuse and drug addiction. Hart was the first tenured African American professor of sciences at Columbia University.
Dr. Carl Hart is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at Columbia University and the author of High Price. He has spent two decades studying pharmacology, drugs and their effects. He's well-known for his blunt, unflinching, truth-based approach to drug education.
This week Denise interviews Dr. Carl Hart for the second time. He has been a common sight in the media ever since his book “High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self Discovery that Challenges Everything You Know about Drugs and Society” (Part Memoir+Part Science=100% Truth) was published last year.
Her original interview with Dr. Hart (archive page August 4,2014) was about his book, thoughts, and perceptions. This week’s interview is more targeted and topic oriented. They get into Science, Data, Myths, and Mis-Truths as well as general misconceptions about addiction.
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Shane and Pauly interview Dr. Carl Hart, Columbia University professor of neuroscience and the author of High Price. Dr. Hart shares the straight dope on certain drug myths. He spoke on numerous topics including his experiments on behavior in crack users, how there's no scientific evidence for addictive personalities, the importance of clever campaigns explaining the real effects of drugs, the dangers of mixing drugs with alcohol and other drugs, a letter he wrote to his son about how to use drugs safely, and his problem with David Simon's The Wire.