Investigator: John Halpern, MD, Harrison Pope, MD
Harvard Medical School – Cambridge, Massachussetts
Sponsor: Heffter, NIDA, Harvard Medical School, MAPS
Investigators have begun neuropsychological testing with Native American Church members. The investigators did not find any signs of impaired cognition in NAC members. MAPS donated $10,000 towards this study in May, 2001.
- MAPS Bulletin — Volume 11, Number 2 Fall 2001. “Research at Harvard Medical School” — by Dr. John Halpern
- “Interview with John Halpern” — by Valerie M.
- Halpern JH, Sherwood AR, Hudson JI, Yurgelun-Todd D, Pope HG Jr. (2005) Psychological and cognitive effects of long-term peyote use among Native Americans. Biol Psychi. 58(8):624-631.