Volume 5, Issue 1
Understanding the Consequences of Early Exposure to Methylphenidate on Adult Cocaine Reward Behavior
by Dr. Arturo Zavala
"The consequences of early and extended use of psychostimulants as treatment for ADHD are not well understood and there is growing concern that such exposure may increase the potential to abuse drugs. Preclinical studies with rats, for instance, demonstrate that early exposure to psychostimulants alters the rewarding value of various drugs of abuse when these animals are tested as adults." (View Full Article)
Welcome Message from the Editor of El Faro: La Voz de la Red, by Oscar Torres
In this issue, we will present a number of articles that will express trials and tribulation in the path to success in academia. (View Full Article)
Check out our interview with one of our new members, F. Javier Cevallos, Catherine Denkler, Colleen Farrelly, Ana Hoffenberg, Juan Rodriguez, and Melissa Torres. (View Full Article)
Paying it Forward - A Way of Life, by Dr. Judith Arroyo
"I now realize that those of us who have many family, social and economic concerns, and like me take the circuitous path to an academic career, often need more guidance, support and consideration than mainstream, 'traditional' students may need." (View Full Article)
"Migrant Academic Worker"
Dr. Felipe Gonzalez Castro gives some advice and valuable insight on the path toward academic success that involves migrating as a scholar. (View Full Article)
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