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Your Brain on Drugs

Lecture no. 5 from the course: The Addictive Brain

Your Brain on Drugs

Taught by Professor Thad Polk | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Shift your attention from the nature of addiction to the nature of drugs. Here you’ll delve into the process of neurochemical transmission and see how drugs mimic this activity by binding to neural receptors. This process is responsible for everything from a drug’s physical and psychological effects to its potency.

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