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Understanding the Brain: What Drugs Can Tell Us

 
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NIDA Teaching Packets

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Summary: Teaching Packets

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NIH Office of Science Education

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NIH Supplement: The Brain—Understanding Neurobiology through the Study of Addict

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Summary: Discover the fundamentals of neurobiology, and learn how drugs of abuse change the brain. Learn that drug addiction is a treatable, chronic brain disease.

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The Alcohol Pharmacology Education Partnership (APEP)

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Summary: A partnership among Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina School of Science & Mathematics, and biology & chemistry teachers across the US has developed a free online resource that aligns with the National Science Education Standards for all high school chemistry and biology teachers and their students.

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The Pharmacology Education Partnership (PEP) Project

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Summary: The Pharmacology Education Partnership is a joint venture among Duke University Medical Center, the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, and biology and chemistry teachers across the United States.

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Understanding the Brain What Drugs Can Tell Us.ppt

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Summary: March 24, 2011, Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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Archive: Understanding the Brain: What Drugs Can Tell Us, March 24, 2011

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Summary: This Web Seminar took place on March 24, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Dr. Rochelle Swartz-Bloom Professor of Pharmacology at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Swartz-Bloom gave an overview of the larger parts of the...

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Editor’s Corner: Brainy Science

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Summary: Despite being a subject of intense interest and scrutiny for all of human history, many aspects of human brain function are still rather poorly understood. However, this is about to change rapidly, as modern imaging techniques create a revolution in our...

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Genetics

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Summary: SciGuides are a collection of thematically aligned lesson plans, simulations, and web-based resources for teachers to use with their students centered on standards-aligned science concepts.

What affects how physical characteristics are transmitted...

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Science Sampler: Modeling the effects of drugs on the brain

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Summary: The following activity teaches students about the neurobiological consequences of drug use on their brains and behavior. Students make clay models that allow them to visualize how drugs affect neural communication. If you’re concerned that this activity...