Discuss the physiological mechanisms that make people prone to addiction.


  • Use information technology and tools to identify information in the domain of biological psychology. ▪ Discuss the physiological mechanisms that make people prone to addiction.
▪ Describe which mental disorders are commonly paired with some type of addiction.
  • Competency 2: Employ critical and creative thinking to evaluate problems, conflicts, and unresolved issues in the study of biological psychology. 
▪ Discuss addictions common in today’s society.
  • Competency 4: Assess the important theories, paradigms, research findings, and conclusions in biological psychology. 
▪ Discuss the mental disorders that are commonly seen in today’s society.
  • Competency 5: Apply knowledge of theory and research in the study of biological psychology to inform personal behavior and values, understand social policy, and develop professional goals and plans. 
▪ Describe the connection between addiction and mental disorders.