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The Science of Addiction

Growing up in poor urban neighborhood, Carl Hart watched crack cocaine ravage the lives of his relatives.  Early in his research career, Hart set out to find a neurological cure […]... More>


The Addict’s Perilous Bargain


Observer Article

The Addict’s Perilous Bargain

Why is it so hard for addicts to trade short-term pleasure for long-term rewards? Wray Herbert explores how addiction affects reasoning capabilities. ... More>


Is Sugar Addiction Why So Many January Diets Fail?