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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>


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Should Obesity Be a ‘Disease’?


Now! Later. No, right now! Maybe in a bit.

Procrastination and impulsivity are both bad habits. They cause problems in school, at work, in life. But psychologically, they would seem to have little in common. Impulsivity, after all, is […]... More>