New research out of the U.S. did not prove a commonly held stereotype that young people use cannabis are basically a bunch of slackers.
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“Our results do not support a prospective link between cannabis use and reduced motivation among adolescents,” investigators write in the study, published last week in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society.
Considering the mixed results on whether or not using cannabis promotes slacking, research that primarily involved adults, assessed 401 adolescents aged 14 to 17. “Motivation is a multi-faceted construct that encompasses the cognitions, emotions and behaviours involved in the activation, execution and persistence of goal-directed behaviour.”
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