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Assignment 5 - BBH 143 Assignment #5 Addiction in Other...

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BBH 143 Assignment #5 Addiction in Other Contexts Answer the following as completely as you can. You MUST turn in a hard copy of this assignment before noon on Monday in my mailbox (315 East HHDev). Emailed assignments will not be accepted. Using the criteria discussed previously in class, argue whether or not a person can become addicted to: a) chocolate – People can become addicted to chocolate in many ways. It could be the love of the taste and texture, or the sugar rush it provides. It is believed that eating it can cause an increase in the production of endorphins in the body. Due to the chemicals contained in chocolate and their effects of the brain, a cycle of “the more you have, the more you want” begins to develop, therefore causing a physical dependency. Chocolate contains many different ingredients, some of which are very addictive, such as caffeine and sugar. Chocolate actually contains basic chemicals that target the same receptors in which THC interacts in the brain, causing a similar effect. b) gambling –
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course BB H 143 taught by Professor Stine,michele during the Fall '07 term at Penn State.

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