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How a Habit Becomes an Addiction

Barry J. Everitt of the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, outlines neural evidence that helps to explain why 20-30% of drug users descend into addiction. ... More>


Bad habits are like potato chips, you can’t break just one


Observer Article

Smoke Signals

Melbourne Hovell, a San Diego State University psychological scientist, is part of a multidisciplinary team testing a computerized smoking-cessation intervention. Among other things, the study illustrates the pivotal role of psychological research in public health. ... More>