Hart: Reconsider what you think you know about drugs

Columbia University’s Ziff Professor of Psychology Carl Hart, whose expertise is in neuropsychopharmacology and behavioral neuroscience, will speak on “Drug Use for Grownups: A Human Rights Perspective” on Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Hart is the author of High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know about Drugs and Society, which was named winner of the 2014 PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award. High Price is a groundbreaking memoir about Hart’s journey from violence, crime, and drugs to become a cutting-edge neuroscientist bringing a discerning eye to the study of addiction and shedding new light on topics of race, poverty, drugs, and drug policies. This lecture is presented by the Lowell Humanities Series and co-sponsored by the Park Street Corporation Speaker Series.

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