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Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2003.
Series: Body Hits, ser. 1.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this episode, Dr. John Marsden investigates the latest drug trends in the United States. He meets a group of self-proclaimed psychonauts, people who take drugs believing they will do more than make them just high. He also discovers the latest fad-"smart drugs"--Which involves the use of various medications in an attempt to attain optimum health. In addition, there is a rare interview with Alexander Schulgin, who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 820954141
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 13, 2012.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Performer(s): Presented by Dr. John Marsden.
Target Audience: 9 & up.; Some content may be objectionable.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (28 min.)) : sound, color.
Contents: Meet the Psychonauts (3:56) --
Experimenting with Smart Drugs (2:28) --
60% of the World's Drugs Consumed by 7% of Population (1:42) --
Smart Drugs Pioneer and Enthusiast (2:52) --
Memory Enhancing Drugs (3:16) --
Smart Drugs Available Now (0:55) --
LSD --
Smart Drug? (3:51) --
Alexander Schulgin (2:26) --
California's Psychonauts (3:41) --
Living Better Through Chemistry? (2:15) --
Final Comment by Alexander Schulgin & Credits: Smart Drugs: Body Hits, Series 1 (0:44).
Series Title: Body Hits, ser. 1.
Responsibility: BBC Worldwide Ltd.

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In this episode, Dr. John Marsden investigates the latest drug trends in the United States. He meets a group of self-proclaimed psychonauts, people who take drugs believing they will do more than make them just high. He also discovers the latest fad-"smart drugs"--Which involves the use of various medications in an attempt to attain optimum health. In addition, there is a rare interview with Alexander Schulgin, who invented MDMA, the active drug in ecstasy. In America there is a growing trend to replace a regular diet with a concoction of up to 200 pills a day. Dr. Marsden meets a couple who take a complicated mix of drugs, believing they will improve their cognitive function and creativity.

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