AP Psychology 3.1 Developmental Psychology
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AP Psychology 3.1 Developmental Psychology. What is alcohol referred to as in this context?
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answers.....we'll tell you right now the first three answers
don't fit the bill at all stimulants are drugs like caffeine and ecstasy they [Person holds cup of coffee and a pill of ecstasy]
cause you to feel stimulated it's hard to take a nap when you're hopped up on
stimulants and although hops and naps both definitely have to do with [Man takes drink of bottle on park bench]
alcohol stimulants themselves don't... opiates are psychoactive drugs like
morphine and codeine that come from the opium poppy plant last we checked
alcohol does not come from a plant well not usually okay fine most are but not [Selection of alcoholic drinks]
from the poppy plant all right well how about C -psychedelics are psychoactive
drugs like LSD that do exactly what they sound like they psych you out by [Man riding on a unicorn]
switching up your cognition and perception and while alcohol certainly
alters your perception slightly it's definitely not psychedelic ...Acohol is
technically classified as a depressant something that lowers your
neurotransmission levels however even if they were one of our answers it's not [Man with head in his hands]
we're looking for..Sorry for getting your hopes up there for a second...
and an allergen isn't it either because the feuts isn't technically allergic to [Woman sneezing]
the alcohol but we all know that you don't have to be allergic to something
for it to cause you harm well no one's allergic to bullying or global warming [Students bullying classmate and polar ice caps appear]
or really overcooked spaghetti but that doesn't mean all those things aren't bad
for you well the answer we want is D - teratogen you knew it would be the word
you've never heard before right? Teratogens
include anything that can prohibit normal development of the fetus drugs [Woman taking drink of alcoholic drink]
that are not filtered out by the placenta can cause harm to the fetus so
they fall into the category of teratogen...Teratogen a word which if you ask us
should really well be obviously more negative like carcinogen, toxicology or
Voldemort... we said his name, better get out of [Voldemort appears and people run away]
here quick well we hope you enjoyed the last shmoop video ever made...