Your Brain On Drugs [Infographic]

Written on May 1, 2013 – 10:47 am | by Brian Wallace |

Addiction is no joke. One in 10 Americans are addicted to alcohol or other drugs. But what makes this happen? Addictive drugs provide a shortcut to the brain’s reward system by flooding the nucleus accumbens with dopamine.

Check out the infographic below presented by to learn more about how the brain reacts to drugs and addiction.

Your Brain on Drugs
Source: Your Brain on Drugs

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