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Neuro Unit 5: How do our choices change our brains?. Unit 5.1: Drugs of abuse hijack the reward pathway. Do Now:. What is addiction? How can scientists figure out what parts of the brain are involved in addiction?. Should animals be used in scientific research?.

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neuro unit 5 how do our choices change our brains

Neuro Unit 5: How do our choices change our brains?

Unit 5.1: Drugs of abuse hijack the reward pathway

do now
Do Now:

What is addiction?

How can scientists figure out what parts of the brain are involved in addiction?

how do scientists figure out what parts of the brain are involved in addiction
How do scientists figure out what parts of the brain are involved in addiction?

Complete Lab on Paper.

the data
The Data

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Rat A

Rat B

Stimulus

Food

Total number of lever presses

Total number of lever presses

Time (min)

Time (min)

*

Rat C

Rat D

Total number of lever presses

Total number of lever presses

Time (min)

Time (min)

what parts of the brain are involved in addiction
What parts of the brain are involved in addiction?

*

Rat A

Rat B

cocaine

control

*

Rat C

Rat D

the brain s reward circuit
The Brain’s Reward Circuit

Prefrontal Cortex

(PFC)

Nucleus Accumbens

(NAc)

Ventral Tegmental Area

(VTA)

the brain s reward circuit1
The Brain’s Reward Circuit

Human Brain

Rat Brain

PFC

NAc

VTA