Nicotine Addiction

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This module provides information about the human brain and the unique aspects of the adolescent brain, addiction, and the specifics of nicotine addiction. It was designed with an inverse pyramidal approach, broadly covering the function of the brain, followed by a general discussion of the interaction between the brain and drugs in addiction development, and ending with an in-depth look at nicotine addiction specifically. 


  • Gain a broad understanding of the function of the human brain
  • Gain a broad understanding of the development of the brain during adolescence
  • Understand addiction as a chronic brain disease
  • Understand how addiction to nicotine develops


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