PSYC 1010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Motor Coordination, Depressant, Hypnosis

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Published on 16 Oct 2011
York University
PSYC 1010
What do drugs and alcohol have to do
with consciousness?
drugs that change the way that you
think, feel, and behavior. (Drugs
that alter your consciousness).
Psychoactive substances
also alters your consciousness.
Causes most deaths than any other
drug. Causes more deaths than all
the illegal drugs combined.
Alcohol is a depressant
18-21 years (most drinking age)
Binge: 5 or more drinks in one sitting.
Driving Intoxicated
Unsafe sex
Date rape
Academic Difficulties
Broken Relationships
50-60% of murders are committed under
the influence of alcohol… (Men who are
predisposed to violence). Aggressive
tendencies become really dangerous
60-70% of domestic violence occurs under
the influence.
Alcohol - Critical Thinking
Tuesday, November 02, 2010
11:31 AM
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