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Limbic System
Region of the brain where connections between memory, emotion, and sences are made
Sensation
Awareness of information
Perception
Meaning-ful interpretation of sensory information
Cornea
Where light enters the eye
Pupil
Dark opening in the iris
Iris
Colored part of the eye
Retina
The inner surface at the back of the eye
Cones
Distinguish colors
Rods
Sensitive to dim light
Auditoary Canal
Tunnel where sound where sounds waves are brought
Eardrum
Sheet of tissue that vibrates when sound waves strike it
Cochlea
Coiled tube that contains fluid and is lined with tiny hairs
Auditory tube
Lets air move between the inner ear and throat
Tolerance
More and more is needed for the drug to have an effect on you
Addiction
An uncontrollable dependence on the drug
Withdrawal
Need of the drug
Stimulants
Increase CNS activity (caffeine, cocain, nicotine)
Depressants
Decrease CNS activity (alcohol, tranquilizers, and marijuana)
Marijuana
Made from the hemp plant
Opiates
Made from opium poppy and act like brain chemicals
Hallucinogens
Cause you to hear and see things that arn't there (LSD)
Ecstacy
Acts like a stimulant and halluciangen
Inhalents
Such as aresols that produce vapors which you inhale