Course Dates: Open-ended
Enrollment Dates: Enroll Anytime
Who can Enroll: Anyone
Course Language: English
Price:  $15.00

About this course

This short course describes the "addiction hub" of the brain, the nucleus accumbens. An explanation of this brain region, and how it contributes to the development and maintenance of addiction, is provided.


a. Name the "addiction hub" of the brain. 

b. State the role of the ventral tegmental area in addiction.

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Instructor(s): Jennifer Sweeton, PsyD, MS, MA

Material Author(s): Jennifer Sweeton, PsyD, MS, MA

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