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As Zachary Pennington watched friends and family grapple with substance dependency and anxiety disorders, he knew he wanted to find a way to help.
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Your selections: Addiction
Smoking nicotine and drinking alcohol are common risk factors that can lead to premature death. Learn how both substances impact our bodies and can lead to addiction.
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Barry Everitt illuminates some of the ways addictive drugs can hijack or alter the brain’s natural programming — especially in vulnerable individuals.
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How neuroscientists elucidated the neural underpinnings that link learning and reward.
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Tipsy honeybees might be a new animal model in addiction research.
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Largely by design, the features that make smartphones convenient and fun also make them addictive.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of December 7, 2020.
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Eating too much sugar over-activates the brain’s reward areas, leading to cravings and addictive behaviors.
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Dopamine works as a crucial messenger in our brains, with imbalances causing a variety of brain disorders.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of September 7, 2020.
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Opiate drugs derived from poppy seeds hijack the brain’s natural opioid system.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of March 9, 2020.
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We all know that kids spend many hours a day using smartphones but what is it doing to their brains?
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