We are interested in investigating the behavioral and neuropharmacological effects of psychoactive drugs in human research participants. A major focus of this laboratory-based research is to understand factors that mediate drug self-administration behavior and to develop effective treatments.
Colfax G, Santos GM, Chu P, Vittinghoff E, Pluddemann A, Kumar S, Hart C (2010) Amphetamine-group substances and HIV. The Lancet 376, 458-74.
Kirkpatrick MG, Gunderson EW, Johanson CE, Levin FR, Foltin RW, Hart CL (2012) Comparison of intranasal methamphetamine and d-amphetamine self-administration by humans. Addiction 107, 783-91.
Hart CL, Marvin CB, Silver R, Smith EE (2012) Is cognitive functioning impaired in methamphetamine users? A critical review. Neuropsychopharmacology 37, 586-608.
Hart CL, Ksir C (2013) Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior, 15th Edition. McGraw-Hill: New York (Textbook)