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Mechanism of Drug Addiction

Mechanism of Drug Addiction

This is an entertaining animation on the mechanism of drug addiction.  It is an animation of lab rats in a cage, each exhibiting the effects of various drugs (i.e. heroine, cocaine, alcohol).  The user selects a rat and is then shown an animation of the mechanism of action these drugs have on the body.

They approach the following topics related to the neurobiology of drug addiction....

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