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Getting Stupid: How Drugs Damage Your Brain (Spanish)

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Presents the latest scientific information on how alcohol, marijuana, inhalants, and other drugs cause serious and potentially permanent damage to the human brain. Includes interviews with scientists who use actual brain scans of drug users to explain how the brain's chemistry is harmed by drugs. Hi-tech images of the human brain make the evidence compelling and memorable. Displays areas of the brain that are impacted, such as the hippocampus, blood vessels, and nerve cells. Explains the long- and short-term effects of drug use. Although legal for those over 21, alcohol is still a very potent and potentially harmful drug. Delivers an urgent wake-up call to those who may not be aware of the real dangers of how taking drugs can damage the brain.

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