2013-14 Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body (Teacher Editions)


School Year 2013—2014 Compilation — A collection of articles and teacher lesson plans designed to teach students about the extraordinary complexities of the brain, including such topics as how drugs overload the brain’s reward system; how actions in youth impact the brain’s efficiency through synaptic pruning; and why teen brains are inclined toward impulsivity and the benefits of “pausing” before making decisions.

Publisher: Scholastic and NIDA

Published: 2014 (8 pages)

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