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Stimulants—From Cocaine to Ritalin

Lecture no. 9 from the course: The Addictive Brain

Stimulants—From Cocaine to Ritalin

Taught by Professor Thad Polk | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

From the original recipe for Coca-Cola to treatments for attention deficit disorder, psychostimulant drugs have had remarkable uses. But they have also been dangerously abused in the form of crack cocaine, methamphetamine, and related drugs. Find out how stimulants work in the brain and why they can be so harmful.

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m********m
December 29, 2016
I wonder if Thad Polk has tried coke

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p********m
December 5, 2016

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