A. Most students tend to overestimate the number of their peers who consume marijuanaB. Most students tend to believe that females smoke more marijuana than malesC. Most students tend to underestimate the number of their peers who consume marijuanaD. Most students tend to believe marijuana use is mostly something used by student athletes Answer A
a. Paranoia and hallucinations can occur. b. Tolerance develops rapidly. c. Psychological dependence can occur with even occasional use. d. Marijuana is free of carcinogens. Answer A
a. The active ingredient in marijuana is THC, which specifically affects serotonin. b. Repeated usage of marijuana can enhance attention and memory. c. Marijuana disrupts the membranes of neurons but does not affect the functioning of hormones. d. Marijuana can trigger increased sensitivity to sounds, tastes, smells, and colors. Answer D
Answer Marijuana has many side effects, such as feelings of general relaxation, distorted time-sense, short-term memory loss, and increased appetite. Together, these manifest themselves as a general disregard for time schedules and the inability to remember to perform tasks or chores. The increased appetite also results in marijuana users feeling “the munchies.”
Answer “Heavy” use was characterized as once every day or more, while “light” use was characterized as inconsistent or periodic, not any more continuous than once month to month.
Answer They engage in a social process of learning to define the experience as fun and pleasurable.