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Drugs and the Brain teaser (PPT)

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1 Introduction

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2 Drug Mechanisms, Explained with Antidepressants

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3 Pharmacokinetics Week 3 lecture slides (PDF)
4 Drug Addiction, Dopamine, and Liking vs. Wanting Week 4 lecture slides (PDF)
5 Action Potentials, Alcohol, and Shock Therapies Week 5 lecture slides (PDF)
6 Alcohol Antagonists

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7 Dose-Response Curves

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8 Anxiety and Sedatives Week 8 lecture slides (PDF)
9 Psychosis, Antipsychotics, and Parkinson’s Disease Week 9 lecture slides (PDF)
10 The Two Dichotomies Week 10 lecture slides (PDF)
11 Recreational Drugs

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Recreational Drugs and Neurotransmitters Chart

12 Appetite and Nausea, Syringes Week 12 lecture slides (PDF)

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