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The addictive brain. Episode 3, How addiction hijacks the brain.

Polk, Thad A., (lecturer.). The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (30 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2015.

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Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2015.
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Caffeine and nicotine are two of the most common psychoactive drugs in our society. How do they work? How dangerous are they? After reviewing how each of these drugs affects the brain - and why nicotine in particular is so addictive - Professor Polk offers several strategies to quit tobacco use.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Science.
Science > Life Sciences > Neuroscience.
Addicts > Psychology.
Compulsive behavior.
Substance abuse.
Brain > Physiology.
Genre: Filmed lectures.

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