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There are lots of different kinds of stimulants. Which of the following is NOT a stimulant?
Cocaine can damage the heart by causing:
Scientists are using cloning to learn more about how cocaine acts in the brain. What is a clone?
Which of the following is the part of the brain that controls feelings of pleasure?
Neurons are special cells in the body. What chemicals do they release to talk to each other?
Which statement is INCORRECT about the brain?
Drugs change the way that neurons talk to each other, which can make you act in ways that you normally wouldn’t. What are some of the ways that drugs can make you feel?
Which of the following are true?
People who are addicted to drugs…
The word “hallucinate” comes from the Latin words meaning:
MDMA and MDA cause neurons to release the neurotransmitter serotonin. This can cause which of the following?
LSD and PCP can change the way that neurons communicate, which can cause changes in how you sense the world around you. Which of the following is used by neurons to communicate?
Some hallucinogens are natural. However, many hallucinogens are chemicals that don't occur in nature. Can you identify some of these man-made chemicals?
Inhalants, such as hair spray, gasoline, and spray paint, can often be identified by their:
Inhalant vapors may get lodged in the fatty tissue that surrounds neurons. This tissue plays a key role in allowing brain cells to communicate. The name of the fatty tissue is:
Butane, found in cigarette lighters and refills, makes the heart extra-sensitive to:
Damage from long-term use of inhalants can slow or stop nerve cell activity in some parts of the brain including:
Which of the following statements are TRUE about marijuana?
Marijuana can affect your brain and body. Which is NOT a long-term effect?
True or False: Marijuana for recreational use is legal for teens in every state.
What are some common ways that people use marijuana?
Methamphetamine is able to act in the brain because it has a structure similar to which brain chemical?
Which of the following is part of a neuron?
Which of the following are effects of methamphetamine?
True or False: Methamphetamine can cause long-term damage to neurons that contain the neurotransmitter dopamine.
True or False: Nicotine is the chemical found in tobacco. It is not very addictive.
Which product is an electronic device that people use to inhale nicotine?
Select the statements that are TRUE about the health effects of tobacco.
Which of the following are INCORRECT statements about opioids?
People sometimes call opioids names like…
What are some ways opioid addiction can affect your life?
True or False: One way that people misuse opioid pain medicines is taking pills that are not prescribed for them.