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awareness

 in biological psychology, awareness comprises a human's or an animal's perception and cognitive reactionto a condition or event. Awareness does not necessarily imply understanding,just an ability to be conscious of, feel or perceive.

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September 20th 2021

cross tolerance

this phenomenon arises in some drug categories, such as theopiates (heroin, morphine etc) and tryptamines (LSD,mescaline and psilocybin) when the prolonged use of one drugin the group results in the development of tolerance to theothers opioids.