Check out my Breakthrough Junior Challenge submission! I am fascinated by neuroscience and drugs, so I decided to dedicate a video on the topic. Since I studied the topic last year in psychology class, I knew I wanted to explore the field more. The big question is: Why is overcoming a drug addiction so difficult? If you’re curious, watch my Stop Motion here!
“Brain and Addiction.” NIDA for Teens. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 Oct. 2016. <https://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts/brain-and-addiction>.
“THE BRAIN FROM TOP TO BOTTOM.” THE BRAIN FROM TOP TO BOTTOM. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Oct. 2016. <http://thebrain.mcgill.ca/flash/i/i_03/i_03_m/i_03_m_par/i_03_m_par.html>.
By Binding to the Transporters That Normally Remove the Excess. “THE BRAIN FROM TOP TO BOTTOM.” THE BRAIN FROM TOP TO BOTTOM. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 Oct. 2016. <http://thebrain.mcgill.ca/flash/i/i_03/i_03_m/i_03_m_par/i_03_m_par_cocaine.html#drogues>.
“Effects of Drugs of Abuse on the Brain.” NIDA for Teens. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 Oct. 2016. <https://teens.drugabuse.gov/teachers/mind-over-matter/teachers-guide/effects-drugs-abuse-brain>.
“Cocaine.” DrugFacts:. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 Oct. 2016. <https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/cocaine>.
“Drugs and the Brain.” National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). N.p., July 2014. Web. 9 Oct. 2016. <https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugs-brains-behavior-science-addiction/drugs-brain>.
“The National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment.” What’s This Agonist / Antagonist Stuff? N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Oct. 2016. <https://www.naabt.org/faq_answers.cfm?ID=5>.
Stufflebeam, Robert. “Neurons, Synapses, Action Potentials, and Neurotransmission.” – The Mind Project. The Mind Project, n.d. Web. 6 Oct. 2016. <http://www.mind.ilstu.edu/curriculum/neurons_intro/neurons_intro.php>.
“Watch Truth About Drugs Documentary Video & Learn About Substance Addiction. Get The Facts About Painkillers, Marijuana, Cocaine, Meth & Other Illegal Drugs.” Foundation for a Drug-Free World. Drug-Free World, n.d. Web. 8 Oct. 2016. <http://www.drugfreeworld.org/drugfacts/cocaine/effects-of-cocaine.html>.