Rug Use and Neurotransmitters This is Your Brain on Drugs

Recreational drugs are prevalent in the college scene. The chapter on biological foundations of behavior discusses the importance of the neurotransmitters that carry neural messages. These messages can either enhance the effects of some neurotransmitters, or they can block the reuptake of neurotransmitters. The title of this assignment is from a commercial about drug use and brain effects from the 80s. I have included it below. Please watch it prior to doing the assignment.

80s Anti-Drug Commercial Your Brain On Drugs /

Use one of the search engines on our school library web site () to get information about how recreational drugs affect the brain. Look up a drug that may have been used by your peers at some point. Make sure that you use sources that are reliable.

Discuss your findings about how the drug interacts with the neurotransmitters in the brain. Please make sure that you include URLs (citations) for at least two of the online sources for the material you used. Please make sure that you write your paper in your own words.
How does the drug you studied affect memory? Discuss both the long term and short term memory effects.
What happens when you stop taking the drug? What are the short term and long term effects of taking this drug.
Does it have addictive properties? If so, how do the addictive properties evidence themselves.
Please understand that once you upload your document, it will go through and originality check, that will show us both that you wrote the paper in your own words.

Rug Use and Neurotransmitters This is Your Brain on Drugs

Recreational drugs are prevalent in the college scene. The chapter on biological foundations of behavior discusses the importance of the neurotransmitters that carry neural messages. These messages can either enhance the effects of some neurotransmitters, or they can block the reuptake of neurotransmitters. The title of this assignment is from a commercial about drug use and brain effects from the 80s. I have included it below. Please watch it prior to doing the assignment.

80s Anti-Drug Commercial Your Brain On Drugs /

Use one of the search engines on our school library web site () to get information about how recreational drugs affect the brain. Look up a drug that may have been used by your peers at some point. Make sure that you use sources that are reliable.

Discuss your findings about how the drug interacts with the neurotransmitters in the brain. Please make sure that you include URLs (citations) for at least two of the online sources for the material you used. Please make sure that you write your paper in your own words.
How does the drug you studied affect memory? Discuss both the long term and short term memory effects.
What happens when you stop taking the drug? What are the short term and long term effects of taking this drug.
Does it have addictive properties? If so, how do the addictive properties evidence themselves.
Please understand that once you upload your document, it will go through and originality check, that will show us both that you wrote the paper in your own words.