1. Review vocab terms from grades 6 and 7. Addiction outline part 1 with study guide
2. The reward pathway from "The New Science of Addiction"; and Introducing Your Brain handout. Discussion on types of addiction.
3. Quiz on study guide part 1 with questions from Introducing Your Brain. Handout Genetics and the Brain; use the first link below to finish for homework. You'll use the Drugs of Abuse link as well as info on the main page.
4. Mouse Party - start in class; finish for homework. Use the second link below, clicking on different blue links as needed.
limbic system neurons
neurotransmitter dendrite, soma, axon
synapse dopamine, serotonin
down regulation relapse