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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>


Observer Article

Blurred Concepts of Consent

Numerous studies have revealed that the concept of sexual consent is widely misconstrued and distorted. Psychological science shows why these illusions make combatting sexual assaults on college campuses such a daunting task. ... More>


Smoking Up Behind the Wheel Linked to Risky Driving While Sober

Individuals who drive under the influence of cannabis may also be more likely to engage in other risky driving behaviors, according to new research. ... More>


Drug Use Linked with Brain Differences in Teens


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Robinson to Speak on Motivation, Addiction

APS Fellow Terry E. Robinson has been selected as the winner of a 2014 William James Fellow Award. ... More>