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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>


Addicts Who Live in the Moment May Benefit Most From Certain Treatments

A simple cognitive test may be able to predict how well an individual struggling with addiction will respond to certain treatments, researchers find. ... More>


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>