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How Do Drugs Change Your Brain? Test Your Knowledge

March 05, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Take our quiz to learn how drugs can affect your brain. Read More »

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Say What? "Habituation"

February 05, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The process of habituation can lead to teens taking more and more risks, some of which can be harmful. Read More »

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Addicted to Aggression?

November 27, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

People who are addicted to aggression have things in common with people addicted to drugs.  Read More »

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The Science of Risky Teen Behavior

October 16, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens are more likely to take risks than any other age group. One young scientist wants to find out why.  Read More »

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“Getting High” Is Really About Not Feeling Low

September 25, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

People who use a drug over and over may be trying to escape the bad feelings that the drug caused in the first place. Read More »