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Which one of the following projections between brain

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6. Which one of the following projections between brain regions is strongly implicated in mediating the reinforcing properties of drugs of abuse? A. Amygdala projecting to nucleus accumbens B. Frontal cortex projecting to amygdala C. Ventral tegmental area projecting to amygdala D. Ventral tegmental area projecting to nucleus accumbens E. Nucleus accumbens projecting to ventral tegmental area 7. Which one of the following statements is FALSE ? 8. In the Pavlov dog salivating/tuning fork example of classical conditioning, the sound coming from the tuning fork that elicits the dog’s salivation functions as the 9. Cocaine exerts its effects in the brain by 10 . If you taught a rat to discriminate between LSD and water and then tested it on a drug discrimination test with the following drugs, which one would you expect the rat to find most similar to LSD? A. Alcohol B. Cocaine C. Morphine D. Pentobarbital E. Mescaline 11. The central problem in an individual developing a drug abuse problem is
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12. Two individuals (of the exact same size and having the same amount of body water) each drink 3 beers. Assume that they show equal rates of absorption of alcohol from the g.i. tract into the body. One hour after drinking you determine that individual “A” appears far more incoordinated (drunk) than individual “B” on a balance test. Which one of the following statements is TRUE ?
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